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Design, Manufacture and Engineering Management PhD

Design, Manufacture and Engineering Management PhD

Key information

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Manufacturing Engineering Engineering Management Engineering Design

Course type


Course Summary

Research opportunities

In the Department of Design, Manufacturing & Engineering Management (DMEM), we welcome speculative research proposals across all our research degrees throughout the year.

DMEM Doctoral Programme

We offer MPhil, PhD, Industrial Doctorate and Engineering Doctorate (EngD) postgraduate degrees. These pathways lie within our Doctoral Programme, which is aligned to our key research areas:

  • Creativity & Innovation
  • Materials
  • Operations
  • Sustainability
  • Technology

Our PGR students are located in a custom-designed research office, the Leonardo Suite, which facilitates the building of a strong research community and enables students from our range of disciplines to share ideas and learn from each other. Find out more about what our current PGR students are doing.

Within a PhD degree programmes you'll undertake cutting-edge research work for a period of up to three-and-a-half years. The outcomes of this research are expected to represent a significant and original advancement of knowledge in the chosen field and will be published in leading science and/or engineering journals, as well as at the end of programme doctoral thesis. PhD programmes can be self-funded or sponsored by industry, the University, a research council, or a combination of these.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


3.5 years

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


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

You'll need a first-class or upper second-class UK Honours degree, or overseas equivalent, in a relevant discipline from a recognised academic institution.

University information

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