University of Bristol

University of Bristol

Advanced Composites

This course includes a taught element in the 1st year as well as a group project designing, building and testing a composite structure, and an individual 6-month research project. PhD projects are selected by students towards the end of the taught component. The programme provides an opportunity for students to broaden and deepen core engineering skills and promotes the exploration of the interface between science and engineering. Possible fields of research include: morphing structures for aircraft, cars and marine craft; multifunctional materials, with embedded functionality for thermal management, sensing, actuation and self-repair; innovative manufacturing solutions.

Entry requirements

An upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant subject (or equivalent qualification).


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time £ 3,924 per Academic year (home fees) 4 years
PhD Full-time £ 16,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Tyndall Avenue, Bristol Bristol BS8 1TH South West

Key information

Graduate Education Team 0117 954 5130
Telephone number: 
0117 954 5130