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Sustainable Energy Technology PhD

University of Nottingham

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JUL-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Research overview

PhD projects in the area of sustainable energy technology explore how new and renewable technologies may be harnessed at the scale of buildings and the wider built environment.

Research areas

Subject areas covered include:

  • combined heat power systems
  • cooling technologies
  • heat power cycles
  • energy storage
  • eco-cities/smart cities
  • sustainable building materials
  • vehicles, transport and pollution control
  • photovoltaic thermal systems; solar energy systems (e.g. solar powered cooling); wind energy
  • solar water desalination systems
  • sustainable waste management and disposal
  • clean fossil fuel and carbon capture technologies

Careers

The Faculty of Engineering has excellent links with industry. You will receive support from supervisors and specific training related to your area of research, as well as dedicated careers advice from our Careers and Employability Service.

Completing a research degree with us will ensure that you develop transferable skills that will be beneficial in a number of different careers.

Graduates within the faculty have gone on to have successful careers as:

  • researchers
  • production managers and directors
  • IT and telecommunication professionals
  • business, research and administrative professionals
  • science, engineering and production technicians
  • natural and social science professionals
  • teachers, lecturers and educators
  • various other roles in engineering and architecture

Tuition fees

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£ 25,000per year

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

University information

University of Nottingham

  • University League Table

    26th

  • Campus address

    University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, England

The university offers a range of scholarships specifically for international applicants studying at any level.
A large number of courses at the university include a placement or work experience element, ensuring that students receive first-hand professional experience.
In September every year, the university runs a free welcome programme for new international students from outside the EU joining the University of Nottingham.

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