During your pure research Civil Engineering programme from University of Birmingham, you will be supported and guided by a supervisor, producing a thesis of original quality, worthy of publication in a learned journal. Our research tackles the problems faced by society today and develops the knowledge and tools to build the communities of the future. Many of our projects have already had a significant impact
on society; the impact of others will be felt by generations to come.
Why study Civil Engineering PhD/MPhil/MSc by research at Birmingham?
- We have extensive laboratories and facilities both on and off our campus for undertaking research in geotechnical engineering, water engineering, wind engineering and structural engineering.
- Advanced computer systems are provided for research into numerical modelling of complex systems and issues associated with resilience. The Department has a long tradition of distinguished research that benefits from being funded by industry, charities and research councils. This encourages innovative thinking and creates internationally recognised results.
Our research supports core themes of Transport, and Resilience and Sustainability. These are clustered into four research groups:
- Environmental Engineering
- Fluid Mechanics
- Structural Engineering
- Transport Engineering
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
Research degrees can start at any time by agreement with the supervisor
DisciplinesCivil Engineering & Construction General Engineering & Technology View 768 other Masters in General Engineering & Technology in United Kingdom
2:1 Honours degree, or a first degree of a lower classification, along with an MSc/MRes, or evidence of substantial relevant industrial experience. Learn more about entry requirements.
International12390 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 24780 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
National2282 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4565 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
Living costs for Birmingham
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