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The most popular doctorate is the Doctor of Philosophy or Ph.D. Ph.D.s and other study doctorates prepare graduate student to launch new plans that add to the common knowledge base of the field. Candidates for and holders of Ph.D.s often seek professions as professors and researchers, but many also go on to different roles in the charitable, public, and private sectors.

Engineering and technology is a field that focuses on the practical application of engineering principles. Students in this field study the conceptual and design elements of engineering and how they are used in the development of technology.

 

Top Doctoral Programs in Engineering Studies in United Kingdom 2019

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18 Results in Engineering Studies, United Kingdom

QUB Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences (EPS)

The Institute of Spatial and Environmental Planning (ISEP) is one of the fastest growing and dynamic planning research environments in the UK. ... [+]

Overview

The Institute of Spatial and Environmental Planning (ISEP) is one of the fastest growing and dynamic planning research environments in the UK.

Planning at Queen's is now rated ninth in Russell Group submissions.

Our research programme is based on the concept of spatial planning and whilst our empirical work is partly grounded in the region, it is built on strong international, interdisciplinary and theoretical references. Our particular strength is the staff team who have built a track record in scholarly and applied research and a wide-ranging portfolio of publications, research grants and Doctoral studentships. The Institute has built an international reputation and attracted a stream of major research funding linked to our main areas. The Institute values the connection between our research and teaching programmes and the application of our empirical work in a learning environment and continues to innovate and develop teaching programmes to reflect a rapidly changing market place, problem and policy context and changes in professional standards.... [-]

United Kingdom Belfast
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
Campus
QUB Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences (EPS)

The School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EEECS) aims to enhance the way we use technology in communication, health services, data security ... [+]

Overview

The School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EEECS) aims to enhance the way we use technology in communication, health services, data security and many other related areas.

Pioneering research is the lifeblood of the school and is evidenced by the most recent Research Assessment Exercise (RAE), in which over 80% of the school’s research was judged to be internationally excellent or world leading.

Within the School, we have a number of specialist research centres including a Global Research Institute, specialising in Cyber Security, Wireless and Data Science, the Institute of Electronics, Communications and Information Technology (ECIT) and the Centre for Intelligent and Autonomous Manufacturing Systems.... [-]

United Kingdom Belfast
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
Campus
QUB Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences (EPS)

The research centre will address the topical grand challenges in the civil engineering field, building on existing and developing new international collaborations. ... [+]

Overview

The research centre will address the topical grand challenges in the civil engineering field, building on existing and developing new international collaborations. Financial support to meet these challenges will be acquired through both internal University initiatives (for enhanced infrastructure and facilities) and external funding from government grants, charities and direct industrial support.

The research will address the grand challenges of energy, carbon, clean water, infrastructure; exploring extremes and defining new limits. Key research areas include:

Marine renewable energy Groundwater and environmental systems Geotechnics Intelligent infrastructure and high-performance structures Energy efficient materials Mode of study/duration ... [-]
United Kingdom Belfast
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
Campus
London South Bank University

The School of Engineering has a strong culture of research and enterprise. London South Bank University (LSBU) is the top modern university in London for world-leading an ... [+]

The School of Engineering has a strong culture of research and enterprise. London South Bank University (LSBU) is the top modern university in London for world-leading and internationally excellent research and Grade Point Average in General Engineering -Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014.

REF also awarded 80% of LSBU's research into General Engineering the two highest quality ratings (4* or 3*) for 'impact' (research and significance).

Intelligent monitoring and asset management The Intelligent Monitoring and Asset Management Research Centre focuses on monitoring the condition of machines and systems; diagnosis and prognosis methods and novel asset management. The Centre’s research goals are to maximize systems availability, prevent unplanned shutdowns, optimize maintenance services, reduce overall operating costs and increase returns on investment. Core areas of expertise include: Machine condition monitoring Machine fault diagnosis and prognosis Advanced signal processing for machine applications Machinery asset management A member of staff, an expert in the chosen field, is directly responsible for guiding and supporting your research programme. As a research student, you'll become part of our thriving academic community. A PhD, by definition, is an original contribution to knowledge. A research degree is different from a taught course. Research students are expected to self-direct their learning with support from a supervisory team. Key course information - ordered by mode Mode Duration Start Date Location Full-time 3 years January; February; March; April; May; June; July; August; September; October; November Southwark Campus Part-time 5 years January; February; March; April; May; June; July; August; September; October; November Southwark Campus... [-]
United Kingdom London
May 2019
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 years
Campus
Online
London South Bank University

London South Bank University (LSBU) is the top modern university in London for world-leading and internationally excellent research and Grade Point Average in General Eng ... [+]

Best Doctors of Philosophy in Engineering Studies in United Kingdom 2019. London South Bank University (LSBU) is the top modern university in London for world-leading and internationally excellent research and Grade Point Average in General Engineering - Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. This success is underpinned by a strong record of external income generation with the total current contract value of research and enterprise awards exceeding £4m. Income is generated from a wide range of sources including the research councils, European Union, industry, Government, charities, consultancy and Knowledge Transfer Partnerships where the School is one of the leaders nationally. Our research is to a very large degree interdisciplinary and collaborative with strong national and international links. A member of staff, an expert in the chosen field, is directly responsible for guiding and supporting your research programme. As a research student, you'll become part of our thriving academic community. A PhD, by definition, is an original contribution to knowledge. A research degree is different from a taught course. Research students are expected to self-direct their learning with support from a supervisory team. We're the number one London modern university for graduate prospects in Mechanical Engineering (Complete University Guide 2019). Key course information - ordered by mode Mode Duration Start Date Location Full-time 3 years January; February; March; April; May; September; October; November Southwark Campus Part-time 5 years January; February; March; April; May; September; October; November Southwark Campus Distance Learning 6 years January; February; March; April; May; September; October; November Southwark Campus... [-]
United Kingdom London
May 2019
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 years
Campus
Online
London South Bank University

This programme provides specialist study for graduates intending to work in research and development environments in a variety of scientific and engineering disciplines. ... [+]

Commitment to quality

This programme provides specialist study for graduates intending to work in research and development environments in a variety of scientific and engineering disciplines. You'll develop your ability to apply engineering principles and develop a commitment to quality practice. An expert in your chosen field will guide your research programme and you'll become part of our thriving academic community.

The School of Engineering has a strong culture of research and enterprise. Research Excellence Framework (REF) awarded 80% of LSBU's research into General Engineering the two highest quality ratings (4* or 3*) for 'impact' (research and significance).

Research areas ... [-]
United Kingdom London
May 2019
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 years
Campus
Online
London South Bank University

LSBU is the top modern university in London for world-leading and internationally excellent research in General Engineering, which includes The Built Environment and Arch ... [+]

LSBU is the top modern university in London for world-leading and internationally excellent research in General Engineering, which includes The Built Environment and Architecture research - Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014.

The wide range of research activities in our School, together with the mix of academic staff, post-doctoral research fellows and visiting professors, allows us to offer a stimulating and diverse environment.

Research themes

Research in the area of engineering and the built environment is carried out by specialist centres. Most academic staff belong to one or more of these and research students can expect to join a small team working on particular problems. Research themes include:... [-]

United Kingdom London
May 2019
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 years
Campus
Online
London South Bank University

London South Bank University (LSBU) is the top modern university in London for world-leading and internationally excellent research and Grade Point Average in General Eng ... [+]

London South Bank University (LSBU) is the top modern university in London for world-leading and internationally excellent research and Grade Point Average in General Engineering - Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. The School of Engineering has a strong culture of research and enterprise.

This success is underpinned by a strong record of external income generation with the total current contract value of research and enterprise awards exceeding £4m.

Income is generated from a wide range of sources including the research councils, European Union, industry, Government, charities, consultancy and Knowledge Transfer Partnerships where the School is one of the leaders nationally. Our research is to a very large degree interdisciplinary and collaborative with strong national and international links. There is an extensive research infrastructure including a new £2.8m Centre for Renewable and Efficient Energy in Buildings.... [-]

United Kingdom London
May 2019
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 years
Campus
Online
London South Bank University

We aim to provide a thriving research environment and advanced training in a broad range of areas relating to Green Process Engineering, Explosions and Fire Research and ... [+]

We aim to provide a thriving research environment and advanced training in a broad range of areas relating to Green Process Engineering, Explosions and Fire Research and Petroleum Engineering. Our research is supported via our collaborative research links and is funded by the EPSRC, The Royal Society, European Commission and industrial partners.

We're top 10 in the UK for both student satisfaction and research intensity in Chemical Engineering (Complete University Guide 2019).

A member of staff, an expert in the chosen field, is directly responsible for guiding and supporting your research programme. As a research student, you'll become part of our thriving academic community.... [-]

United Kingdom London
May 2019
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 5 years
Campus
University of Kent, School of Engineering and Digital Arts

The School of Engineering and Digital Arts offers research-led degrees in a wide range of research disciplines, related to Electronic, Control and Information Engineering ... [+]

As well as offering excellent research facilities and equipment, the School allows students the opportunity to participate in regular research seminars and workshops and offers students the possibility of attending international conferences in order to present their work. As a research student in the School, you will become a member of one of our thriving research groups.

Research areas

Communications

The Communication Group’s activities cover system and component technologies from microwave to terahertz frequencies. These include photonics, antennae and wireless components for a broad range of communication systems. The Group has extensive software research tools together with antenna anechoic chambers, network and spectrum analysers to millimetre wave frequencies and optical signal generation, processing and measurement facilities. Current research themes include:... [-]

United Kingdom Canterbury
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 years
Campus
The University of Nottingham - Faculty of Engineering

PhD projects can cover many different fields within this discipline, for example, thermodynamics/fluid mechanics, structural dynamics, mechanics, and design. ... [+]

This PhD is based on the Faculty of Engineering. This provides the opportunity to undertake a PhD in a wide range of research areas and work across traditional research boundaries being part of interdisciplinary teams.

The research work within the faculty spans a range of applications including medicine, aerospace and automotive engineering, energy and the construction industry, sustainable design and development and it includes work from the most fundamental studies up to near-commercial investigations.

This course requires a 2:1 or international equivalent and/or a master's degree at merit level or above in a relevant subject, and an IELTS level 6.0 (5.5 in each element).

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United Kingdom Nottingham
October 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
The University of Nottingham - Faculty of Engineering

Research involving materials processing and characterization with a diversity of applications. MPhil/ Ph.D. projects are specialized research projects defined in conjunct ... [+]

This course requires a 2:1 or international equivalent and/or masters at merit level or above in a relevant subject, and an IELTS level 6.0 (5.5 in each element). It is usually completed over a period of around three years.

Facilities

Facilities include a range of materials-testing and characterisation techniques, including an electron microscope suite, networked computers to support computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided engineering (CAE) using industry-standard software packages; solid mechanics, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, vibration, control, mechatronics; a full range of wind tunnels including a climatic tunnel; aero-engine test rigs and associated equipment and processes; fully automated 3D and 2D laser Doppler Anemometers and particle image velocimeters; a water jet cutting machine; high precision scales; and a welding system.... [-]

United Kingdom Nottingham
October 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
The University of Nottingham - Faculty of Engineering

Manufacturing engineering involves the research and development of systems, processes, machines, tools, and equipment. Projects areas can cover many different fields with ... [+]

Manufacturing engineering involves the research and development of systems, processes, machines, tools, and equipment. Projects areas can cover many different fields within this discipline, for example, design, manufacturing, assembly, measurement, testing, and modeling.

This Ph.D. is based within the Faculty of Engineering. The research work within the faculty spans a range of applications including medicine, aerospace and automotive engineering, energy and the construction industry and it includes work from the most fundamental studies up to near-commercial investigations.

This course requires a 2:1 or international equivalent and/or a master at merit level or above in a relevant subject, and an IELTS level 6.0 (5.5 in each element). It is usually completed over a period of three years but is also available over four years.... [-]

United Kingdom Nottingham
October 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
The University of Nottingham - Faculty of Engineering

Human factors research focuses on the multidisciplinary research spanning studies of the interaction between humans, machines, and technology to develop the products and ... [+]

PhD topics can cover many different fields within this discipline, for example, design, manufacturing, assembly, measurement, testing, and modeling.

This course requires a 2:1 or international equivalent and/or a master's degree at merit level or above in a relevant subject, and an IELTS level 6.0 (5.5 in each element). It is usually completed over a period of around three years.

Facilities

Within the Human Factors Research Group (HFRG) we possess a wide range of technical facilities which are used for research and consultancy projects, as well as for teaching.The Usability and Ergonomics Laboratory constitutes a self-contained space containing a wide range of video and data capture equipment. As a result, we are able to conduct usability and ergonomics evaluation studies in which participants’ behavior can be observed and measured in a controlled fashion.The HFRG Transport Simulation Laboratory enables our research work to be conducted in a safe, controlled and cost-effective environment. This has been of specific importance in out transport-related work, where we currently possess hi-fidelity car, motorcycle, and train simulators.... [-]

United Kingdom Nottingham
October 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
The University of Nottingham - Faculty of Engineering

Environmental engineering is the application of science and engineering to help improve the natural environment, seeking to facilitate the provision of healthy water, air ... [+]

Research topics for this PhD are very varied but can include microwave processing, wastewater treatment, greenhouse gases, removal of pollutants in water and soils as well as many other aspects.

This course requires a 2:1 or international equivalent and/or a master's degree at merit level or above in a relevant subject, and an IELTS level 6.0 (5.5 in each element). It is usually completed over a period of around three years.

Facilities

There are extensive laboratories with equipment from bench to pilot-plant scale. We are one of the few universities in the UK with access to mass spectroscopy, scanning electron microscopy and atomic force microscopy and a ‘virtual-reality’ suite where you can construct and optimize your own complete processing plant.... [-]

United Kingdom Nottingham
October 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus