University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Hydrogen, Fuel Cells and their Applications

The aim of this programme is to produce hydrogen and fuel cell scientists, engineers and economists who are equipped to play leading roles in a professional capacity in both industry and academia, and who have developed the technical, intellectual and transferable skills needed to underpin their education and continuing professional development. Chemical engineering is dynamic and evolving. It provides many solutions to problems facing industries in the pharmaceutical, biotechnological, oil, energy and food and drink sectors. It is vital to many issues affecting our quality of life; such as better and more economical processes to reduce the environmental burden, and more delicious and longer lasting food due to the right combination of chemistry, ingredients and processing.

Entry requirements

An upper 2nd class degree or better in any relevant engineering disciplines, mathematics, chemical/material/biological/physical sciences or economics. Existing employees with relevant industrial work experience will also be considered.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PhD with Integrated Study Full-time £ 4,110 per Academic year (home fees) 4 years
PhD with Integrated Study Full-time £ 17,910 per Academic year (overseas fees) 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

Key information

Telephone number: 
0121 415 8742