Mechanical engineering sciences research courses

We have a strong focus on research and our postgraduate research students have access to leading technologies and the opportunity to gain industry experience within our related research centres.

Studentships

Assessment of aluminium alloys anodised with tartaric sulphuric acid

Funding information:
Fully funded for UK fees. Stipend of £17,000 and University of Surrey fees met for duration of studentship.

Effect of chemical degradation and formulation stability on viscoelastic relaxation processes

Funding information:
Fully funded for UK fees. Stipend of £17,000 and University of Surrey fees met for duration of studentship.

Large eddy simulation of centrifugal Rayleigh-Bénard convection in turbomachinery disc cavities

Funding information:
Open to UK and international applicants. The stipend for this position is the UKRI standard rate (currently £16,062 p.a. 2022/23) plus a possible supplement of £3,000 p.a.

What our students say

Find a PhD course

If you are interested in doing a PhD with us, please look at the interests of our Department's research groups and get in contact with an academic.

Study in industry

Our students have the opportunity to spend four years in industry via our unique engineering doctorate programme hosted through our prestigious EPSRC funded Centre for Doctoral Training in Micro- and NanoMaterials and Technologies (MiNMaT). This programme combines working on research with an industrial partner and taught courses on our campus.