Queen's University Belfast
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
For PhD degrees candidates should have a 2.1 degree as a minimum and it is recommended a taught Masters degree; whilst this is not a formal requirement students in receipt of a good Masters degree may in some cases be ranked higher for funding than students with only an undergraduate degree; please note that there are different requirements between entrance requirements and requirements for funding, which are assessed separately; there may be a specific requirement (e.g. language skills; driving license; willingness to travel) associated with particular projects these are clearly identified where necessary. Students whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS score of 6.0 overall with at least 5.5 in each individual component (or equivalent qualification).
Current research activities are conducted within 3 clusters: Polymers, integrated aerospace technologies and internal combustion engines; individual topics include: Aerodynamics; bio fluid mechanics; aircraft structures; integrated aircraft technologies; virtual engineering; computer-aided garment design; gas turbines; reciprocating engines and catalysis; sensors; bio-medical engineering; manufacturing systems and simulation; finite element analysis; advanced control; polymer processing; medical polymers; nanomaterials; materials; process modelling.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MPhil||Full-time||£ 3,466 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MPhil||Full-time||£ 13,145 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|PhD||Full-time||£ 3,466 per Academic year (home fees)||3 years|
|PhD||Full-time||£ 13,145 per Academic year (overseas fees)||3 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Queen's University Belfast||Belfast||BT7 1NN||Northern Ireland|
Postgraduate Research Secretary, School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
028 9097 5607