Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Civil Engineering (Geotechnical and Engineering Geology)

Research supervision is normally available within the broad disciplines of geotechnical engineering and engineering geology, particularly in any of the current research areas of: seismic engineering and extreme loadings; slope stability; multi-phase flow and coupled multi-field analysis; soil modelling; waste minimisation and reuse; ground improvement; site characterisation.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in civil engineering, geology or a related discipline; industrial experience desirable but not essential; applicants whose 1st language is not English normally require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent; International applicants may require an ATAS (Academic Technology Approval Scheme) clearance certificate prior to obtaining their visa and to study on this programme, applicants will be informed of this in the offer letter.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time - 12 months
MPhil Part-time - 24 months
PhD Full-time - 36 months
PhD Part-time - 72 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

Key information

Postgraduate Research Secretary (Civil Engineering), School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences
Telephone number: 
0191 208 6445