Mechanical and Systems Engineering at Newcastle University - UCAS

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Course summary

Overview Research degrees are offered through four research groups:

  • bioengineering
  • MEMS and sensors
  • fluid dynamics and thermal systems
  • design, manufacture and materials.
As a postgraduate researcher you'll join as a junior academic colleague rather than a student. You'll play a full and professional role in contributing to the School of Engineering’s goal of international academic excellence. To develop your research capabilities you'll be supported by:
  • the School
  • the Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering
  • your supervisory team.
We will help you progress with your higher degree. You'll gain a unique skill set, through:
  • international conference attendance
  • research paper submissions.
Research You can find more detailed information regarding each research group and suggested PhD projects on the School website:
  • Bioengineering
  • Design, Manufacture and Materials
  • Fluid Dynamics and Thermal Systems.
NewRail NewRail is our centre for railway research at Newcastle University. It is part of the design, manufacture and materials research group. Through this centre you have the opportunity to research train movement:
  • organisation
  • management
  • economics.
The subject looks at innovative concepts for sustainable rail transport. It focusses on:
  • system services
  • production patterns
  • rail system designs.
Your scientific work will contribute to the modernisation of the rail sector as a whole. You'll integrate knowledge from a variety of disciplines, such as:
  • systems engineering
  • economics
  • marketing.
You'll have the opportunity to work with railway experts from local and international rail-focused organisations. Such as:
  • Network Rail
  • Railfuture
  • Tyne and Wear Metro
  • Port of Tyne
  • Tyne and Wear Freight Partnership.
Our research areas include:
  • demand patterns and models
  • supply patterns and models
  • grants and contracts
  • service execution
  • customer satisfaction
  • business generation.

Entry requirements

Academic entry requirements A 2:1 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant subject. However, combinations of the following can be taken into consideration: undergraduate qualifications masters qualifications relevant work experience. Please contact us if you wish to discuss your individual circumstances.

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Mechanical and Systems Engineering at Newcastle University - UCAS