PhD/MPhil Multi-scale Modelling / Overview

Year of entry: 2020

Degree awarded
Doctor of Philosophy; Master of Philosophy
Duration
PhD 3-4 Years FT; Mphil 1 Year FT
Entry requirements
The standard academic entry requirement will normally be at least an Upper Second UK honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant science or engineering discipline or a first degree with an additional UK Masters degree (or international equivalent). The Department may require a First Class honours degree or international equivalent for some research projects. This requirement would be specified at the discretion of the academic supervisor involved.

Full entry requirements

How to apply
Apply online

Programme options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
PhD Y Y N N
MPhil Y Y N N

Programme description

Researchers in this group develop and use modelling and simulation tools to addresses major research challenges, from the fundamental understanding of novel phenomena at atomic, molecular, meso, micro and macroscopic levels, to the prediction of industrially-relevant fluid properties and equipment performance.

This theme brings together a multidisciplinary team to study systems of both fundamental scientific importance and of practical relevance to the chemical industry. Our tools include quantum mechanical methods, molecular dynamics, Monte Carlo simulations, coarse-grained simulations, dissipative particle dynamics, lattice Boltzmann, computational fluid dynamics and mathematical theory. Find out more about this research area here .

The Department of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science is a world leader in industrially relevant research and teaching in chemical engineering and related subjects. 

We undertake leading-edge multidisciplinary, creative and relevant research on a wide range of topics. Focused on advancing the science and engineering of complex systems and addressing different scales and levels of complexity, the research in the Department is carried out within four main research themes:

  • Energy
  • Health
  • Sustainability
  • Water

Our breadth of research expertise and highly advanced facilities make us an ideal choice whatever your doctoral interest.

Facilitating research across chemical engineering and bioscience, chemistry, mathematics and analytical and measurement science, means we can offer you the benefits of a large multidisciplinary institution at the same time as ensuring you are given personal support for your professional development.

Explore the range of  research projects  we offer, as well as the development and network opportunities you can expect as one of our postgraduates.

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2020, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • PhD (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): Band A £TBA; Band B £7,250; Band C £9,250; Band D £16,000
    International students (per annum): Band A £24,000; Band B £25,000; Band C £26,000; Band D £29,000
  • PhD (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): Band A £TBA; Band B £3,625; Band C £4,625; Band D £8,000
    International students (per annum): Band A £12,000; Band B £12,500; Band C £13,000; Band D £14,500

Contact details

Department
Department of Chemical Engineering & Analytical Science
Contact name
Mrs Alison Cheslett
Telephone
+44 (0)161 306 4837
Email
Website
https://www.manchester.ac.uk/ceas
School/Faculty

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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