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PhD - Engineering and Physical Sciences

Aston University, Birmingham

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Aston University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-21, JAN-22

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

The College of Engineering and Physical Sciences focuses on research that is significant to the current and future needs of our society. This is your chance to contribute to this course and help improve communities.

Our research is recognised internationally: over half our research funding comes from international sources. We also receive support from UK Government, research councils and charities. Our research projects tackle strategic priorities such as energy, information and communication technologies (ICT), and healthcare technologies. All our staff are engaged in research and with an unusually large proportion of them operating research projects linked to industry.

School research areas

If you want to pursue a rewarding postgraduate research degree leading to a PhD qualification that matches not only your interests but prepares you with high level knowledge and skills in one of the fields below then Aston is the right choice.

Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies (AIPT)
Aston Institute of Materials Research (AIMR)
Aston Logistics and Systems Institute (ALSI)
Energy and Bioproducts Research Institute (EBRI)
Systems Analytics Research Institute (SARI)
Aston Institute for Urban Technology and the Environment (ASTUTE)

In addition, the College has a number of multidisciplinary Research Groups, drawing together skills from across the school:

Aston STEM Education Centre (ASEC)
Adaptive Communications Networks Research Group
Computer Science
Engineering Education Research Group
Power Electronics, Machines and Power System (PEMPS) Group
Sustainable Environment Research Group

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 17,600per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Aston University, Birmingham

  • University League Table

    47th

  • Campus address

    Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham, Birmingham, B4 7ET, England

The Aston international pre-master's programme is for international students who want to accomplish a postgraduate degree at Aston Business School.
Extensive support including help gaining work experience, free English language support and a range of scholarships to help talented international students.
Over 250 partnerships in around 45 countries with a range of high profile institutions across the world, plus an amazing global network of alumni.

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