University of Surrey

University of Surrey


As a Nuclear EngD 'research engineer', you will be based 75 per cent with an industrial sponsor and 25 per cent within the Department of Physics. The Surrey Nuclear EngD has an integrated Diploma in Management and a range of taught, specialist technical modules at postgraduate level, in areas including Nuclear and Atomic Physics, Nuclear Instrumentation, Radiation Detection and Nuclear Experimentation. Nuclear EngD research projects are co-supervised by a Surrey Physics academic and an industrial supervisor.

Entry requirements

A First or Upper Second class degree in a relevant subject, or equivalent overseas qualification, or a Lower Second plus a good Masters degree. Non-native speakers of English will normally be required to have IELTS 6.5 or above (or equivalent).

Course modules

Research areas: Astrophysics; experimental nuclear physics; theoretical nuclear physics; radiation detector physics; cement science; biological physics; medical imaging; magnetic resonance imaging of porous media; physics of elastomers; polymer coatings; carbon nanotubes and graphene; quantum optics; quantum information processing; photonic materials and devices; spintronics.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
EngD Full-time October 2017 GBP 20,000 per Year 1 (International) 48 months

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