University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

Engineering (General)

Research areas include: advanced polymer and composites; biomechanical engineering; control; robotics and artificial intelligence; embedded and distributed systems; design engineering; intelligent context-aware systems; manufacturing engineering; mechanical behaviour of materials; mobile and fixed terrestrial and satellite communications; security and fraud detection; thermofluids and energy engineering; engineering education research.

Entry requirements

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. English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time - 3 years
PhD Part-time - 6 years
MPhil Full-time - 2 years
MPhil Part-time - 4 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Admissions Team, Faculty of Technology
Telephone number: 
023 9284 2555