Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Civil Engineering (Water Resources)

Research supervision is normally available in the following research areas: Flow and transport processes in surface and subsurface systems including 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.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant subject such as engineering, geography, geology, chemistry, mathematics or biology; Applicants with an equivalent or non-standard qualifications who have appropriate work experience will be considered on an individual basis; 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