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Marine Technology MPhil, PhD

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

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Start date(s):

  • September 2023
  • January 2024
  • April 2024
Postgraduate Open Day Wednesday 8 February 2023 register now

Overview

Your research project will be in the marine technology research groups. There is flexibility in how your research outputs are to be achieved. Supervisory inputs and collaborations with other Schools and Faculties are common. Off-campus study may be available in some circumstances. This is particularly if you have industrial sponsorship. Our programme includes:
  • intensive subject-specific supervision
  • training in research methodologies and core skills
You may also have an opportunity to:
  • undertake paid laboratory demonstrations
  • tutor, to gain teaching experience

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How you'll learn

Your development

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'll 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.

Doctoral training and partnerships

There are opportunities to undertake your PhD at Newcastle within:

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

Being part of a CDT or DTP has many benefits. These include:

  • combined research expertise and training of many leading universities, academic schools and academics.
  • studying alongside a cohort of interdisciplinary PhD students

PhDs are normally funded. There may be pportunities available in your subject area. You’ll find these in the fees and funding section on this course. The following centres/partnerships below may have PhD opportunities available:

Your future

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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 2023 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.

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  • 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 2023 entry.

Qualifications from outside the UK

English Language requirements

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Postgraduate Research Administrator
School of Engineering
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5304
Email: soe.pgr@ncl.ac.uk 

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