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Department of Civil Engineering - Postgraduate Research Opportunities

Expert supervision is offered in the following areas: Sustainable technologies; Water and wastewater treatment technologies; Catastrophic failure of tanks; The use of sensors in the water industry; Renewable energies and recycling; The use of innovative techniques and materials for pavement design.

The programme route you undertake will depend on your qualifications and experience. Most of our students initially register for MPhil/PhD and go on to complete their PhD via successful progression from MPhil.

On joining LJMU you will be allocated up to three supervisors (including a Director of Studies) who will work with you during your studies. Progression monitoring is undertaken formally and informally by this team on an ongoing basis.

Throughout your studies, you will also have the support of LJMU's Graduate School which offers expert advice and guidance to those enrolled on MPhil and PhD programmes.

Entry requirements

To study for an MPhil or MPhil/PhD you should have, or expect to obtain, a minimum 2:1 Honours degree in a relevant subject. If you are applying for a PhD direct you must: have a Masters degree with a research dissertation in a relevant subject; have undertaken research training directly related to the PhD project. If you have alternative qualifications, your application will be considered on merit. Appropriate research and previous experience will be taken into account.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time 14,450 (Year 1) International 33 33 Months
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time 4,525 (Year 1) Home/EU 33 33 Months
MPhil (Res) Full-time 2 2 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time 2,215 (Credit) Home/EU 45 45 Months
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time 7,225 (Year 1) International 45 45 Months
MPhil (Res) Full-time 1 1 Years

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