Staffordshire University

Degree level: Postgraduate

Postgraduate research in Engineering, Technology and Environment (Research)

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Course summary

If you have a passion for innovation, then Staffordshire University is a great place to pursue your research in Engineering, Technology and Environment. Take advantage of our state-of-the-art facilities, and work alongside leading researchers in the fields of sustainable engineering, renewable energies, forensic science, biological and biomedical sciences, air quality, geography, computing, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and robotics. Ready-to-go research projects In addition to offering supervision for a project that you propose, we also have a list of ready to go PhD projects designed by our experts, which means that the research proposal is already written.

  • Hybrid Brain-Computer Interfaces and Eye-Gaze Tracking Systems for Artists with Disabilities
  • Edge Computing Solutions for IOT Deployments
  • Application of Cortical Learning Algorithms to Predictive Maintenance

Assessment method

Students will go through an early stage review and late stage review prior to the formal submission and defence of their thesis at a formal viva.

How to apply

International applicants

The University welcomes applications from International Applicants for PhD study in Engineering to study full-time on campus or by distance learning.

Entry requirements

Upper second class, or better, undergraduate award, or equivalent, in connected subject area. Most students will also hold a related Masters degree or have other research experience. You will also need to demonstrate that you meet the University’s English Language requirements for study at PhD level.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Course fees for each course can be found on the relevant course page on our website: Further details about postgraduate fees and funding can be found here:
Postgraduate research in Engineering, Technology and Environment at Staffordshire University - UCAS