Postgraduate research opportunities
Our research experts and impressive facilities make Nottingham the ideal place to study for your PhD in engineering.
We welcome students from across the globe, who join our friendly community and develop into the engineering leaders of the future.
Discover our research themes
PhD research themes
Find your PhD programme in one of these six engineering themes.
Research groups, centres and institutes
Discover how our research groups, centres and institutes tackle everyday problems, industrial challenges and global issues.
Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs)
Please see individual CDT webpages for details of their research and how to apply. Note that not all CDTs may currently be recruiting new student researchers.
The Faculty of Engineering leads on three University of Nottingham CDTs.
The faculty has links to three CDTs led by other schools within the University of Nottingham.
The faculty has partnered with five CDTs led by other universities.
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