Ph.D. On Campus

Engineering - Mechanics and Materials

University of Georgia

48 months
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This Engineering - Mechanics and Materials program from University of Georgia provides the student with insight into methods for analyzing new materials and systems, and how they can be used to solve new and pressing issues.


Many new technology developments involve new materials with different properties than would be considered "typical." 

Key Features 

  • Requirements for the Ph.D. in Engineering - Mechanics and Materials and Materials at University of Georgia further expand on those of the Ph.D in Engineering. 
  • These include a minimum of 72 credit hours in the student’s program of study beyond the B.S. degree. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Biomaterials 
  • Biomechanics 
  • Computational Engineering 
  • Computational Nanomechanics
  • Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis 
  • Advanced Strength of Materials 
  • Continuum Mechanics 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


72 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completion of a B.S. and M.S. (for Ph.D. applicants) with minimum GPA of 3.00 (out of 4.00) from an ABET accredited program or program in a related field.  
  • The average undergraduate GPA and graduate GPA of recent accepted students is 3.4 and 3.6, respectively. Average Quantitative GRE scores of recent accepted students range near the 80th percentile.  
  • Applicants whose primary language is not English must submit official TOEFL or IELTS scores that are not more than two years old. 

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Athens

720 - 1170 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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