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Potential research topics

​The PG Dip in Engineering programme does not contain a project or thesis research.

The MEng Structured requires students to complete a research project (please see the Projects page).

MEng Research (Mechanical and Mechatronic) and Doctoral students have to complete a research thesis as part of their study. A list of typical research thesis 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 Master's and Doctoral level, funding is closely related to specific thesis topics. With each topic's description we give an indication of the availability of funding for that topic (certain conditions apply).

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.

Please ​see MM_ENG_Topics 2022_updated here to download a list of potential project topics for MEng and PhD programmes.