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Postgraduate study opportunities

Application for prospective Postgraduate students

  • Before officially applying on the SUNStudent platform , prospective students should familiarize themselves with the different degree programmes and research topics offered by the Department.
  • Research topics will be updated annually by the end of August.
  • Current final year SU students and students from other universities can only apply for PG studies once the half year marks are available.

Read more about the application and selection procedures here...

PG Studies 2023 Research Presentation

Biomedical Engineering

Mechanics and Dynamics

Computational Modelling

Granular Materials Research Group

Energy & the Environment

Mechatronics, Automation and Design

The following Postgraduate Programmes are available in the Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering:

  • PG Dip in Engineering
  • MEng Structured
  • MEng Research (Mechanical)
  • MEng Research (Mechatronic)
  • PhD in Engineering

Read more about the available Postgraduate programs here...

  • PG Dip in Engineering
  • MEng Structured
  • MEng Research (Mechanical)
  • MEng Research (Mechatronic)
  • PhD in Engineering

Most of these postgraduate modules are normally offered for/by the Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering during the first semester of the academic year (February to June):

Read more about the modules available here

  • Research Master's and Doctoral students have to complete a thesis as part of their study. A list of typical thesis topics are given at the link below.
  • These are not the only available topics - we only state a few to give prospective students an idea of the different fields of research that are covered in our department. 
  • At a Masters Doctoral level, funding is closely related to specific topics. With each topic's description we give an indication of the availability of funding for that topic (certain conditions apply). Please discuss with the potential supervisor.
  • Prospective students who have already been accepted by the Department for Postgraduate studies are welcome to contact the relevant lecturers for more information on their topics.
  • The list of topics are updated at the end August for the following year.

         MM_PostGrad_TopicList

  • The MEng Structured requires students to complete a research assignment. A list of typical research assignment topics are given below.
  • These are not the only available topics - we only state a few to give prospective students an idea of the different fields of research that are covered in our department. 
  • At a Masters Doctoral level, funding is closely related to specific project topics. With each topic's description we give an indication of the availability of funding for that topic (certain conditions apply).
  • The academic coordinator will discuss a potential topic with a student during the 1st week of February of the student's first year of PG studies and assign a supervisor.

          Renewable_PostGrad_TopicList

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