University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics

Research areas include: high-speed aerodynamics, hydrodynamics and flows in liquid metals; turbo-machinery including transonic fans, gas turbines and steam turbines; multiphase flows, particle transport, sediment transport and wave loading; nuclear engineering; heat transfer; thermoacoustics, aeroacoustics, antisound, flow instabilities and control; combustion, pollutant emissions, fire and explosion hazards; internal combustion engines, engine controls; computational and experimental modelling of industrially significant flows.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd class degree or overseas equivalent; applicants whose 1st language is not English must have IELTS 7.0 with at least 6.0 in each element; TOEFL 600 with TWE 5.0; or other acceptable test.

Sponsorship information

Limited number of EPSRC funded PhD studentships available to UK/EU students.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time £ 3,924 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 18,732 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cambridge University Cambridge CB2 1TN East of England

Key information

Graduate Admissions Secretary
Telephone number: 
01223 332600