University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

Mechanical and Design Engineering

This course will enable you to undertake an advanced treatment of core mechanical engineering disciplines, numerical modelling and simulation of engineering systems using finite element analysis. Overall we aim to provide you with an appreciation of the national and international environment in which you are likely to work. On this course you can: use simulation and modelling application software for virtual design and manufacturing; utilise our strong links with companies and investigate real industrial problems to enhance your understanding of the profession; tie in the topic of your individual project with one of our research groups and benefit from the expertise of our actively researching academics.

Entry requirements

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD: A good Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject or a Master's degree in an appropriate subject. Exceptionally, equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications will be considered. All applicants are subject to interview. English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Course modules

Mechanical Engineering Research areas include: Aerospace materials Biomechanical engineering Design engineering Manufacturing engineering Polymers Composities Mechanical behaviour of materials Intelligent and Networked Systems Research areas include: Engineering education research Intelligent and context-aware systems Systems engineering Telecommunication and networked systems Control, robotics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) Embedded and distributed systems Mobile and fixed terrestrial, and satellite communications Thermofluid, Petroleum and Energy Engineering Research areas include: Computational fluid mechanics Multiphase flow and heat transfer Enhanced oil and gas recovery Flow assurance Thermal and renewable energy systems

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time October 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time October 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time October 2019 15,900 per Year 1 (International) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time October 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (England) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time October 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time October 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time October 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (EU) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time October 2019 2,130 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time October 2019 2,130 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time October 2019 7,950 per Year 1 (International) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time October 2019 2,130 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time October 2019 2,130 per Year 1 (EU) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time October 2019 2,130 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time October 2019 2,130 per Year 1 (England) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time February 2020 4,260 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time February 2020 4,260 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time February 2020 4,260 per Year 1 (EU) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time February 2020 15,899 per Year 1 (International) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time February 2020 4,260 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time February 2020 2,130 per Year 1 (EU) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time February 2020 2,130 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time February 2020 2,130 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time February 2020 2,130 per Year 1 (England) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time February 2020 2,130 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time February 2020 2,130 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time February 2020 7,950 per Year 1 (International) 6 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site PO1 2UP South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Student Recruitment Centre - Faculty of Technology
Telephone number: 
02392842993