University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Hydrogen, Fuel Cells and their Applications

The Centre offers a PhD programme combining taught modules with the opportunity to research pioneering hydrogen and fuel cell technologies; working alongside expert researchers from the Midlands Energy Consortium, comprising the Universities of Nottingham, Birmingham and Loughborough as well leading industry partners, students have the opportunity to become specialists in the new sustainable technologies of the future; the course comprises taught modules in science and engineering as well as business and management, which equip students with: a range of business, project management and entrepreneurial skills; a substantial knowledge of the hydrogen economy within the UK, including: clean methods for hydrogen production, materials for hydrogen storage and fuel cells, fuel cell systems, their use to supply power and move vehicles, and energy policy, economic and regulation issues.

Entry requirements

Applicants for PhD programmes are generally required to hold an Honours degree at 2.1 level or above (or international equivalent) in an appropriate subject; candidates are generally required to submit a research proposal with their applications; International English Language Testing System (IELTS) [Academic version] 6.0 with no less than 5 in any one element; Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) :Paper version: 550 with a minimum of 4.0 in the Test of Written English (TWE); Internet-based version: 79 with no less than 17 in any one element.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time £ 3,980 per Academic year (home fees) 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiry Team
Telephone number: 
0115 951 5559