Whether you’re looking to begin an academic career or want to develop your skills and expertise for a career in industry, studying for a PhD will be a journey that will stimulate your passion for your subject and push you to reach your potential.
You’ll join a friendly, supportive and diverse community of postgraduate researchers who come from all over the world.
As well as a lead supervisor who’ll provide guidance and support on your project, you’ll also be associated with one of our research groups, a small community with whom you’ll interact on a daily basis.
in the world for Civil and Structural Engineering
QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021
Research degrees in the School of Civil Engineering
Centres for Doctoral Training
Fully funded 4 year PhD places in water and waste infrastructure systems engineered for resilience
Guidance and support
Links with industry
You’ll benefit from our close working relationships with a large number of key companies and academic institutions in the UK and overseas. You’ll have the opportunity to attend industry talks, seminars and conferences where you’ll meet and network with colleagues from industry and academia.
Our graduates have secured positions with organisations including, among others: AECOM, British Library, GE Global Research and Honeywell.