University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

Geotechnical Engineering

Research areas include: site characterisation and field monitoring; mechanical and chemical testing; centrifugal testing of soil models (static and dynamic); physical and numerical simulations of construction activities (tunnelling, grouting, drilling, trenching, pile driving and soil stabilisation); environmental hazards (pollution migration, clean-up, site remediation); soil-structure interaction (foundations on-shore and off-shore, earthquake engineering).

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.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,035 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 22,674 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,035 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,035 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,035 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years

Campus details

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

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