Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics (MPhil, PhD)

the United Kingdom

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The award
MPhil, PhD

How long you will study
2 - 7 years

Domestic course fees
GBP 4500 per year

How you will study
full-time, part-time

Course starts
find out

International course fees
GBP 9600 per year

All study options

About Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics at City, University of London

There are six research routes available within the Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering:

Aeronautics Engineering PhD / MPhil

Air Transport Engineering PhD / MPhil

Air Transport Operation, Safety and Maintenance PhD / MPhil

Automotive Engineering PhD / MPhil

Energy Engineering PhD / MPhil

Mechanical Engineering PhD / MPhil

The Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering Department has strong expertise in the area of Fluids Engineering. Research can be performed in topics related to:

Computational and experimental fluid dynamics and their applications to IC engines

Compressors and turbines

Various fluid machinery (injectors, pumps, propellers, fly wheels, marine systems)

Flow control

Boundary layer drag reduction

Supersonic flow

Energy conversion systems.

In the area of CFD expertise exists in the development of numerical methods and physical models for multi-phase flows and cavitation, turbulence modelling (LES and DNS), fluid-structure interaction, flow control, boundary layer drag reduction, phase-change processes (cavitation and vaporisation), liquid sprays and combustion processes. In the area of experimental fluid dynamics expertise exists in laser diagnostics (LDV, PDA, PIV, LIF among other) and instrumentation of various sensors for recording the performance of various machines.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMPhil, PhDHow you will studyFull-time, Part-timeHow long you will study2 - 7 years
    Course starts find outDomestic course feesGBP 4500 per yearInternational course feesGBP 9600 per year

Notes about fees for this course

Fees listed are for full-time only. Part-time fees are:

UK/EU: £2,250 per year

£4,800 per year.

Entry requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English, proof of English language proficiency will be required. We require a minimum IELTS overall score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each of the four components.

Please note that the UK Border Agency currently requires us to confirm that you are at level B2 or above in all components of English before issuing visa documents.

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