The College of Engineering, Design and Physical Sciences welcomes applications by individuals from around the world who wish to undertake research degrees at Brunel. Our PhD students provide a valuable contribution, not just towards the College’s work, but also towards the research output of the University as a whole.
Academic staff from the College are available to supervise research in a diverse range of fields. Upon acceptance, there are frequently opportunities for part-time teaching available in the College's undergraduate programmes for postgraduates with appropriate skills.
The College offers different modes of study, reflecting the differing nature of the Departments within it, and ensuring that you can research in accordance with your individual needs. Research degrees may be studied part-time or full-time; and may take the form of a traditional PhD, a New Route™ PhD, or a Practice-based PhD.