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PHD Materials and Fluid Flow Modelling

PHD Materials and Fluid Flow Modelling

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Full time | City Campus | 4 years | 01-FEB-21

Study mode

Full time


4 years

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Fluid Mechanics

Course type


Course Summary

Course summary

This course allows you to undertake research into a specific area of materials and fluid flow modelling. This varied subject encompasses everything from liquid crystals and polymers to hemodynamics. Your work will join extremely well-regarded MERI publications - a high proportion of which are considered 'world leading' or 'internationally excellent'. As this is a research course, most of your work will be carried out independently. You will benefit from the support and expertise of your supervisory team; including a Director of Studies and a second supervisor who have specific interest in your chosen subject area. Indicative topic areas include liquid crystals, self-assembled structures and foods, and you may use wide-ranging simulation methods - molecular dynamics or Monte Carlo, for example - for your work.

Future careers

Previous graduates of this course have gone on to work for/in Harvard University, The University of Cambridge, The University of Nottingham, Max Plank Inst Mainz, Max Plank Inst, Gottingen, Aix-Marseille University, The University of Pittsburgh, Software development and management, IT Systems, Banking, Risk management, Financial data provision.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

The fee for 2019/20 is £4,327 per year. The fee for 20/21 have not yet been confirmed.

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 should hold a strong undergraduate degree (2.1 or above) and/or a relevant masters qualification (or expectation of the same).

University information

There are more than 30,000 students currently at Sheffield Hallam, with more than 6,000 of those studying at postgraduate level. Sheffield Hallam University focuses heavily on industry experience and applied learning. You will study in the heart of Sheffield City centre, on one of the many postgraduate taught and research courses. They are shaped to help prepare you for creative problem-solving and dealing with complexity in the real...more