University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Structural Metallic Systems for Gas Turbine Applications

This programme focuses on research into structural metallic systems for gas turbine applications, covering alloy and process development, cost-reduction, life cycle analysis and environmental degradation.

Entry requirements

An upper 2nd Class Honours degree or better, or an equivalent combination of qualifications and/orrelevant and sufficient industrial work experience in any relevant mathematics, chemical/material/physical sciences, engineering (EPSRC provides funding only for UK/EU applicants).

Course modules

Modules include: Effective project management; law; probability and statistics; presentations skill and team skills development. Optional modules: design against failure I; physical metallurgy of titanium and nickel; biomaterials; materials for sustainable environmental technologies; functional materials; design against failure ii; surface engineering; polymer science and soft matter; electron microscopy; intermetallics; nuclear engineering; net shape manufacturing.


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 £ 13,680 per Academic year (overseas fees) 4 years

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Key information

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