Doctorate in Mechanical Engineering in United Kingdom

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Mechanical Engineering

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.

Mechanical engineers almost always need to have the ability to analyze and design objects and systems with motion. This includes small individual parts, like micro-sensors, and large complex machines, like control systems for airplanes and spacecraft.

Education in the United Kingdom is a devolved matter with each of the countries of the United Kingdom having separate systems under different governments: the UK Government is responsible for England, and the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government and the Northern Ireland Executive are responsible for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, respectively.

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PhD in Production and Manufacturing Engineering

London South Bank University
Campus Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 3 - 6 years January 2019 United Kingdom London + 2 more

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. [+]

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 Ph.D., 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... [-]

PhD in Mechanical Engineering

London South Bank University
Campus Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 3 - 6 years January 2019 United Kingdom London + 2 more

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. [+]

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 Ph.D., 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; 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 Employability ... [-]

PhD Mechanical Engineering

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

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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