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Mechanical Engineering PhD

University of Leeds

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Leeds

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    Various

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Researchers in the School of Mechanical Engineering have a track record of delivering high-quality research to solve real-world problems with particular expertise in engineering systems and design; thermofluids, surfaces and interfaces; medical devices and regenerative medicine.

Our research spans across the following research institutes:

  • Institute of Design, Robotics and Optimisation

We have expertise in design systems, solid mechanics, robotics and mechatronics, dynamics and control and optimisation.

  • Institute of Thermofluids

We work to meet the needs of industry and address major societal issues in areas such as energy, transport, sustainability, nanotechnology and healthcare.

  • Institute of Functional Surfaces

Our research institute is underpinned by scientific and engineering excellence across our core areas of expertise; tribology, corrosion and surface engineering.

  • Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering

Driven by clinical challenges, we undertake solution-focused pioneering research and education in medical technology. We innovate and translate novel therapies into practical clinical applications.

Applying

We have a range of PhD opportunities for prospective postgraduate researchers and welcome new proposals that match our areas of expertise. You’ll join a friendly, supportive and diverse community of postgraduate researchers who come from all over the world.

Studying a PhD in the School means you’ll benefit from our close working relationships with a large number of key companies and academic institutions in the UK and overseas.

We welcome applications from those who wish to join a friendly, supportive and diverse community of postgraduate researchers who come from all over the world

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University information

University of Leeds

  • University League Table

    16th

  • Campus address

    University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, England

A global community, the university’s staff and students come from over 170 countries. There will be chances to meet and work with people from across the world.
The university is continually investing in its campus, from new laboratories and lecture theatres to one of the most impressive libraries in the UK.
With a history of welcoming international students for over 100 years, students can be sure of experienced help throughout their time at Leeds.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    9th out of 72 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    192 87%

    6th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86 86%

    19th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    17th

    6

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