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Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, MPhil, PhD

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    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

We're home to award-winning and internationally recognised research centres spanning energy, aerospace, fluids, structures and materials. Our work involves both the creation of new knowledge and understanding, and translating that new knowledge into the technologies of tomorrow.

The department’s research, teaching and industrial support work is underpinned by state-of-the-art laboratories and local-access to a 3500-node region supercomputer.

Postgraduate Certificate in Researcher Professional Development (PG Cert RPD) programme 

As part of the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering programme from the University of Strathclyde, you'll be enrolled on the Postgraduate Certificate in Researcher Professional Development (PG Cert RPD). 

This certificate is designed to support you with your research and rewards you for things you'll do as a research student here.

It'll help you improve skills which are important to professional development and employability:

  • the knowledge and intellectual abilities to conduct your research
  • the personal qualities to succeed in your research and chosen career
  • the standards, requirements and conduct of a professional researcher in your discipline
  • working with others and communicating the impact of your research to a wide range of audiences

All you have to do is plan these activities alongside your doctorate, documenting and reflecting your journey to success along the way.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • You can apply for a postgraduate research degree at any point in the year.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
      • MPhil - 1 year
      • PhD - 3 years
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

You can study either degree in any of our four research groups:

  • Energy
  • Aerospace
  • Fluids
  • Materials

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    73

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

Applicants should normally possess a first or second class honours degree from a United Kingdom university or equivalent.

The application

During the process, you'll be asked for the following:

  • your full contact details
  • transcripts and certificates of all degrees
  • proof of IELTS English language proficiency if English isn't your first language
  • two references, one of which must be academic
  • funding or scholarship information
  • research proposal of 250 to 1,000 words in length, detailing the subject area and topic to be investigated

By filling these details out as fully as possible, you'll avoid any delay to your application being processed by the University.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20050 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20050 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4327 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4327 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Rest of UK: £4,327

Living costs for Glasgow

  • 620 - 1020 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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