Our School of Engineering has a successful research group that focuses on water resources. Our mission is to foster, promote and conduct research of international quality. This means that we attract high quality graduates and researchers and train them to international standards.Our research themes during Engineering (Water Resources) course offered at Newcastle University include:
- catchment hydrology and sustainable management
- flood risk and coastal management
- climate change impacts and adaptation
We supervise MPhil and PhD students in the following areas:
- flow and transport processes in surface and subsurface systems. This includes river mechanics and contaminant and sediment transport
- planning and control of hydraulic networks
- sustainable management of the water environment, including urban, rural agricultural and forestry environments
- climate change impact assessment, including flood risk
- environmental hazard assessment and mitigation, including landslide hazard
- integrated surface and groundwater pollution controls
- integrated assessment of coupled natural, technological and human systems
Our research has access to facilities and centres within the Newcastle Institute for Sustainability:
- Water Resource Systems Research Laboratory
- Centre for Earth Systems Engineering Research (CESER)
- Centre for Land Use and Water Resources Research (CLUWRR)
As a research student you receive a tailored package of academic and support elements. Your personalised programme will ensure you maximise your research and future career. The programme profile details academic subject information. Support is available through our:
- Postgraduate Researcher Development Programme
- Doctoral training centres
- Research Student Support Team
- 36 months
- 72 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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There is no application closing date, but specific deadlines for funding may apply. We suggest international students apply at least two months beforehand.
DisciplinesCivil Engineering & Construction Natural Resource Management View 30 other PhDs in Civil Engineering & Construction in United Kingdom
A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant subject, such as:
International32900 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 32900 GBP per year during 36 months.
EU/EEA12507 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12507 GBP per year during 36 months.
Full time: £4,407 - £12,507*
Part time: £2,203.50 - £6,253.50*
Full time: £24,600 - £32,900
Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne
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