Ph. D. On Campus

Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine Engineering

University of Strathclyde

36 months
21850 GBP/year
4500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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With the Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine Engineering programme of the University of Strathclyde, You can study an MPhil or an MRes over the course of one year, a PhD over three years or an EngD over four years.


PhD & MPhil

In the Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine Engineering programme of the University of Strathclyde you can study either option in any of our research areas:

  • Safety
  • Sustainable shipping
  • Oil & gas
  • Marine renewables
You also have the option of studying in any area in which our staff have expertise.


Our MRes degree is specific to:
  • Engineering


Our EngD degree is specific to:

  • Offshore Renewable Energy

Programme Structure

  • Our vision is to uphold our position as a world-leading centre of marine technology, by developing a sustainable research environment which supports continuous improvement and growth.
  • We're carrying out research which is supporting industry in a useful and innovative way. Our state-of-the-art facilities include the largest towing/wave tank of any UK academic institution.
  • Our staff are internationally recognised for their expertise. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • You can apply for a postgraduate research degree at any point in the year.


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

A first-class or upper second-class BEng Honours degree, or equivalent, or an MSc in a related subject.

During the application you'll be asked for the following:

  • your full contact details
  • transcripts and certificates of all degrees
  • proof of 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.

Research supervisors are assigned to you by the department of Naval Architecture, Ocean & Marine Engineering. Let us know in your application who you'd like to work with, but the department will team you up with the best supervisor for your project.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21850 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 21850 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    4500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4500 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • Rest of UK: £4,500

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /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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