University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Chemical and Process Engineering

The School is a distinctive, multidisciplinary combination of materials and process engineering, undertaking research within the energy, particle science and engineering, and speciality-materials sectors. Much of our research is challenge driven and impacts on real-world issues, to the benefit of industry and the general public.

Entry requirements

Applicants are required to hold a 1st or upper 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent from an overseas university), or performance in a Master's level course.

Course modules

Research degrees are available in the following areas: Advanced combustion science and engineering; environmental pollution control monitoring and modelling; renewable energy systems, future fuels and other aspects of energy; functional and nanomaterials; metallurgy; nanocharacterisation and modelling; particulate measurement systems; particulate systems modelling; manufacture of advanced particulates; power generation (carbon capture and clean coal technology); advanced air transport and alternative aviation fuels; fuel cells; advanced wind turbine technology; seabed scouring around offshore structures.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

Faculty of Engineering - Research Postgraduate
Telephone number: 
0113 343 8000