Department of Engineering and Design

Doctoral degrees

We welcome applications from well-qualified graduates wishing to study with us for the MPhil or PhD research degrees. These degrees can be studied full-time or part-time.

The Engineering and Design department offers many research opportunities in different areas of study. See our applications page for more information on how to apply, details on the research degrees and supervisors, find out how to get your Ph.D. funded, and consult our guide to write a research proposal.

Postgraduate student stories

Alice Torjussen is doing her PhD in Animal-Computer Interaction. She combines a mixture of engineering/design, computer science and animal behaviour/cognition to investigate dogs’ perception of disembodied technology, such as Skype or FaceTime.

Read Alice's story.

Visiting us

Our annual Postgraduate Open Day is an excellent opportunity to meet academic staff and postgraduate students and to find out how a postgraduate degree can help you unlock your potential. There is always a talk about postgraduate study in the School of Engineering and Informatics.

Contact us

For all general enquiries, please contact the Research and Enterprise Coordinator, Luke Scott: