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.


Development of next-generation microfluidic technology device for detection of circulating cancer cells

Funding information:

UKRI standard stipend (£16,062 for 2022-23) UK fees.

Smart flooring solutions for fall protection

Funding information:

The studentship will cover University fees and a stipend (£15,400) for 3.5 years in addition to £1,000 per annum to be spent on research and training for the student.

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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.