DProf Reliability Engineering & Asset Management / Entry requirements

Year of entry: 2023

Academic entry qualification overview

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 iii) equivalent international qualifications.

English language

All applicants will need to demonstrate competency in English language. Applicants who do not already possess an acceptable English Language qualification will need to take a recognised test and attain the required English Language score:

IELTS:  At least 7.0 overall with no sub-test below 6.0.

TOEFL iBT:  At least 100 overall with no sub-test below 20. We do not accept 'MyBestScore'.

Pearson Test of English (PTE): At least 76 overall with no sub-test below 65.

Further information on language requirements can be found on our website

Pre-sessional English: We also accept successful completion of a pre-sessional English course run by the University Language Centre to meet our English language requirements.

English language test validity

Some English Language test results are only valid for two years. Your English Language test report must be valid on the start date of the course.

Relevant work experience

Applicants must have at least 5-6 years of industrial experience in maintenance and reliability and already be working in industry.