Unlock new discoveries in an internationally acclaimed research environment that is leading innovative and transformational changes in the manufacturing sector.
By studying a PhD / MSc by Research in Mechanical Engineering you will be leading pivotal change that underpins business interests and creates a tangible impact on society. From nanotechnology to vehicle and aero-technology, our research scales the full range of engineering disciplines to examine some of the most challenging issues today and supports the manufacturing industry worldwide.
Our impactful research culture is proven with 85% of the research is acknowledged as world-leading or internationally excellent in the latest Research Excellence Framework. Research degrees in Mechanical Engineering are offered through three research specialist centres: Biomedical and Microengineering; Advanced Manufacturing Centre; and Vehicle Technology.
Guided by our high-profile academic staff in a supportive environment, our PhD options are designed to allow you to release your full potential.
About the School of Mechanical Engineering
We in Mechanical Engineering at Birmingham pride ourselves in our research, 85% of which is world leading or internationally excellent. Our expertise is in applying engineering science to problems that are important to industry and society. Mechanical Engineering at the University of Birmingham produces graduates who are creative, highly numerate and skilled at solving problems and delivering results. This is possible only as a result of our first-rate staff and our on-going focus on excellence in engineering research and technology. From nanotechnology to vehicle and aero-technology, our research scales the full range of engineering disciplines to support manufacturing industry world-wide.