PhD Nuclear Engineering / Overview
Year of entry: 2023
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- Degree awarded
- Doctor of Philosophy PhD
- 36 months full time / 72 months part time
- Entry requirements
The minimum academic entry requirements for a Doctorate programme are either:
i) a First class UK Honours degree in a discipline directly relevant to the PhD
ii) an undergraduate degree at 2:1 or above and Masters award at Merit level in a discipline directly relevant to the PhD, or equivalent international qualifications
- How to apply
- Apply online
You should include details of your previous study, your research project title and the name of the academic member of staff you would like to supervise your research.
We strongly recommend that you make contact with your proposed supervisor before submitting an application.
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Our postgraduate research programmes in Nuclear Engineering offer the opportunity to study in a multi-disciplinary team alongside leading academics in the field. Drawing on our expertise in fuel and reactor technology, nuclear graphite, welding technology and nuclear decommissioning we drive innovative solutions focusing on the pressing need to deliver low carbon, secure and affordable energy.
Your research will be supported by state-of-the-art computational and experimental facilities. We have strong links with industry and excellent employability.
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2023, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK students (per annum): Band A TBA; Band B £6,500; Band C £9,500; Band D £13,500; Band E £23,000
International, including EU, students (per annum): Band A £26,500; Band B £28,500; Band C £33,500; Band D £40,500; Band E £54,000
UK students (per annum): Band A TBA; Band B £3,250; Band C £4,750; Band D £6,750; Band E £11,500
Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.
Please note that higher fee bands will apply for the majority of projects where experimentation requires additional resources above the base rate for supervision, administration and computational costs. The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive and, therefore, you will not be required to pay any additional bench fees or administration costs.
All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises are likely over the duration of the course for Home students. Fees for International students are typically fixed for the duration of the PhD at the point of entry. For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees or contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your project.
- Department of Mechanical, Aerospace & Civil Engineering
- Contact name
- Postgraduate Research Admissions Team
- +44 (0)161 543 4025
The School of Engineering creates a world of possibilities for students pursuing skills and understanding. Through dynamic research and teaching we develop engineering solutions that make a difference to society in an ethical and sustainable way. Science-based engineering is at the heart of what we do, and through collaboration we support the engineers and scientists of tomorrow to become technically strong, analytically innovative and creative. Find out more about Science and Engineering at Manchester .
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