Our PhD programme is a structured programme of education that is research-based and includes activities that support the acquisition of a range of relevant specialist and transferrable skills. Our PhD programme has smart specialisation in:
Environment, Energy and Health
Information, Communications and Media Technologies
New Materials and Devices
Society, Culture & Enterprise
As a doctoral / PhD student you will complete your specialised research project in interdisciplinary research environments and simultaneously develop a range of discipline specific and transferrable skills and competencies utilizable by industry and the professions. All doctoral / PhD students complete transferrable skills modules during the 4 year programme including Communication Skills, Ethics & Social Understanding, Research Methods, Project Management, Entrepreneurship & Innovation and Professional & Career Management. All doctoral / PhD students also complete discipline specific modules which are tailored to their individual research projects.