University of Birmingham
Hydrogen, Fuel Cells and their Applications
Students develop their knowledge and understanding of hydrogen, fuel cells and their applications, including developments and problems at the forefront of the discipline.
Candidates should possess 1 of the following: at least a 2nd Class Honours degree awarded by an approved university or institution in an appropriate subject; a degree without Honours, awarded by an approved university or institution in an appropriate subject, followed by at least 2 years' appropriate postgraduate experience.
Materials for hydrogen and fuel cell technologies; the energy system; marketing and TQM; effective project management; business methods; economics and strategy; optional modules. Dissertation: The research thesis will focus on any of the following areas: Solid oxide fuel cell systems; solid oxide fuel cell stack engineering for domestic applications; hydrogen proton exchange membrane fuel cell (PEMFC) stack engineering for automotive; hybrid vehicular systems; membrane electrode assembly (MEA) and electrocatalyst development; direct methanol fuel cell (DMFC) stack engineering for portable applications; alkaline polymer electrolyte fuel cells; discovery of new nano-materials for hydrogen production and storage; discovery of non-PGM alloys materials; hydrogen production from biomolecules by novel methods; development of novel pd alloy thin-films for use in high temperature hydrogen membrane reactors.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MRes||Full-time||£ 4,110 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MRes||Full-time||£ 16,920 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MRes||Part-time||£ 2,055 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Edgbaston Campus||Birmingham||B15 2TU||West Midlands|