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Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering PhD

Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering PhD

Key information

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Manufacturing Engineering Mechanical Engineering (General) Electrical Engineering (General)

Course type


Course Summary

This PhD course aims to provide international leadership in research and innovation and an unrivalled educational experience. We have an international reputation for being at the forefront of technological innovation and for maintaining extensive links with industry. The Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering is one of the biggest engineering schools of its kind in the UK. The School is a leader in technological research and innovation, with extensive national and international connections to industry. Our graduates are testament to our success, helping to provide industry with the skills and knowledge to give them the competitive edge required to succeed in the 21st century. You will be assigned supervisors with expertise in the chosen research area, with additional guidance and pastoral support available from the Director of Doctoral Programmes, and other departmental academic staff as appropriate.

We provide a structured induction programme to familiarise you with the School and University, and training and research seminars throughout your studies. You will be provided with a computer plus access to library and IT services. The School has a vibrant, international community of postgraduate research students. During your time with us, you will able to publish your research findings in top peer-reviewed scientific journals, present your research findings at leading international conferences and network with scientists and industrial partners to maximise the impact of your research and start building your own professional network. Recent graduate destinations include: Jaguar Land Rover, Research Project Engineer; Rolls-Royce, Head of Manufacturing Systems; adidas Germany, Mechanical Engineer; Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Lecturer; Mzuzu University etc.

Different course options

Full time | Loughborough University | 3 years | OCT-19

Study mode

Full time


3 years

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have an honours degree (2:1 or above) or its equivalent in a relevant discipline or substantial experience.

University information

Loughborough University is in the top 10 of every UK league table, has an award-winning student experience and was voted University of the Year in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2018. Our research has impact. We are a top 10 research-led university in England (REF 2014) and we have been awarded seven prestigious Queen’s Anniversary Prizes in recognition of our world-class excellence in areas of service and benefit to the UK – only Oxford...more

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