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Civil Engineering (Water Resources) MPhil, PhD

Newcastle University

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Newcastle University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    36 months

Course summary

We have a broad range of civil engineering water resource research. Our expertise ranges from climate modelling to developing practical responses to global change challenges. Our research has global consequences and our academics are leaders in their field.

Our School of Engineering has a successful research group that focuses on water resources. Our mission is to foster, promote and conduct research of international quality. This means that we attract high quality graduates and researchers and train them to international standards.

Our research themes include:

catchment hydrology and sustainable management
flood risk and coastal management
climate change impacts and adaptation

We supervise MPhil and PhD students in the following areas:

flow and transport processes in surface and subsurface systems. This includes river mechanics and contaminant and sediment transport
planning and control of hydraulic networks
sustainable management of the water environment, including urban, rural agricultural and forestry environments
climate change impact assessment, including flood risk
environmental hazard assessment and mitigation, including landslide hazard
integrated surface and groundwater pollution controls
integrated assessment of coupled natural, technological and human systems.

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University information

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    37th

  • Campus address

    Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 7RU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    23rd out of 58 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    131 57%

    29th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    95 95%

    8th

    20
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.75 75%

    46th

    17

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