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8070F-28 - Marine Technology MPhil, PhD

Marine Technology MPhil, PhD

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Start in: September 2022

The MPhil and PhD programmes in Marine Sciences provide research training, supervision and collaboration to international standards.

Overview

Your research project will be in one of the areas addressed by the marine technology research groups:

You may receive formal instruction through taught modules in important areas. This is dependent on your previous academic training and the requirements of the project.

The substantial marine technology research community including:

  • 50 research students
  • 140 MSc students
  • six to 10 post-doctoral students
  • six technicians
  • 16 full-time academic staff

This provides you with opportunities to progress your career, whether in industry or academia.

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Qualifications explained

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How you'll learn

Your development

Work experience

Leading industrial organisations in the marine and renewables sector sponsor many research projects. Other projects involve collaboration between Newcastle and other institutions. The marine technology research groups form part of extensive national and international networks.

Recent partnerships and collaborations include:

  • International Paint
  • Lloyds Register
  • BAE Systems

Our annual Postgraduate Research Conference provides you with an opportunity to:

  • share research experience
  • practise vital presentation skills

We also instigated the UK Marine Technology Postgraduate Conference. This involves research student presentations from leading UK universities involved in Marine Technology research. These universities take turns to host the conference which is sponsored by:

  • Lloyds Register
  • the Royal Institute of Naval Architects (RINA)
  • the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST)

Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering (SAgE) researcher development programme 

Each faculty offers a researcher development programme for its postgraduate research students. We have designed your programme to help you:

  • perform better as a researcher
  • boost your career prospects
  • broaden your impact

Through workshops and activities, it will build your transferable skills and increase your confidence.

You’ll cover:

  • techniques for effective research
  • methods for better collaborative working
  • essential professional standards and requirements

Your programme is flexible. You can adapt it to meet your changing needs as you progress through your doctorate.

Find out more about the SAgE researcher development programme

Doctoral training and partnerships

There are opportunities to undertake your PhD at Newcastle within a:

  • Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT)
  • Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP)

Being part of a CDT or DTP has many benefits:

  • they combine research expertise and training of a number of leading universities, academic schools and academics.
  • you’ll study alongside a cohort of other PhD students
  • they’re often interdisciplinary
  • your PhD will normally be funded

Find out more about doctoral training and partnerships

If there are currently opportunities available in your subject area you’ll find them when you search for funding in the fees and funding section on this course.

The following centres/partnerships below may have PhD opportunities available in your subject area in the future:

Your future

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Quality and ranking

All professional accreditations are reviewed regularly by their professional body

Facilities

You have access to a wealth of excellent facilities. This includes extensive laboratories such as the:

Fees and funding

Tuition fees for 2022 entry (per year)

What you're paying for

Tuition fees include the costs of:

  • matriculation
  • registration
  • tuition (or supervision)
  • library access
  • examination
  • re-examination
  • graduation

Some of our degrees involve additional costs which are not covered by your tuition fees.

Find out more about:

  • additional costs
  • living costs
  • tuition fees, including how to pay them and available discounts

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Entry requirements

The entrance requirements below apply to 2022 entry.

Qualifications from outside the UK

English Language requirements

How to apply

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  • on-campus open days
  • virtual open days
  • webinars

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Get in touch

Questions about this course?

If you have specific questions about this course you can contact:

Postgraduate Research Administrator
School of Engineering

Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5304
Email: soe.pgr.martech@ncl.ac.uk

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