Research Degrees within the Department of Civil Engineering PhD / MPhil

City, University of London
United Kingdom
Doctoral Degree (PhD)
Study mode
Full-time, Part-time
2 years
February October
Tuition fee (local)
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Tuition fee (foreign)
USD 25,344

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Entry Requirements

  • A good honours degree (normally no less than a second class honours degree from a UK University or an equivalent qualification) in an appropriate subject.

English Language Requirements:

  • A score of 6.5 in IELTS;
  • The award of a Masters degree the teaching of which was in English.


Research Areas:

  • Performance-based design and assessment
  • High performance structures
  • Complex/special (and/or irregular) structures
  • Adaptable/adapting structures
  • Structural health monitoring /smart monitoring
  • New and/or adapting materials (for enhanced performance)
  • Multi-hazard analysis/design/ (risk) management of structures
  • Optimization of civil engineering structures
  • Soil-structure interaction and the interaction between buried structures
  • Multi-scale soil mechanics
  • Novel ¬†sustainable pile systems
  • The behaviour of soils subjected to remoulding during geotechnical construction
  • Fluid-structure interaction (including extreme waves, floods, tsunamis, scour)
  • Sediment transport mechanisms (from Geotechnics and Hydrodynamics point of view)

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