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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.


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

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