Development of a framework for maritime human risk-informed design
An opportunity to join Maritime Human Factors Centre at the University of Strathclyde as a fully funded PhD student. The scholarship covers UK ‘home’ student fees and stipend.
You can study an MPhil or an MRes over the course of one year, a PhD over three years or an EngD over four years.
You can study either option in any of our research areas:
You also have the option of studying in any area in which our staff have expertise.
Our MRes degree is specific to:
Our EngD degree is specific to:
All fees quoted are per academic year unless otherwise stated.
Entrants may be subject to a small fee during the writing up period.
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Cost of binding two copies of thesis and a CD copy – £26.00 each thesis (not including printing costs) at Cameron bookbinders. Students also pay for any stationery that they require.
Part-time research students will have access to University facilities, but only to a limited extent and as deemed appropriate.
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Please note: the fees shown are annual and may be subject to an increase each year.
While you are studying at Strathclyde, you will understand that nothing is impossible. I can say that this is the place of dream makers.
The Strathclyde Doctoral School provides a vibrant and comprehensive student-centred research and training environment in order to grow and support current and future research talent. The School encompasses our four faculties and is committed to enriching the student experience, intensifying research outputs and opportunities, and ensuring training is at the highest level. As a postgraduate researcher, you'll automatically become a member of the Strathclyde Doctoral School.Find out more about the Doctoral School
Our vision is to uphold our position as a world-leading centre of marine technology, by developing a sustainable research environment which supports continuous improvement and growth.
We're carrying out research which is supporting industry in a useful and innovative way. Our state-of-the-art facilities include the largest towing/wave tank of any UK academic institution.
Our staff are internationally recognised for their expertise.Find out more about our research
My course prepared me by giving me a thorough insight into many engineering principles. It also provided me with a strong work ethic, which has been invaluable since I started in this role.
As part of your PhD degree, you'll be enrolled on the Postgraduate Certificate in Researcher Professional Development (PgCert RPD).
This certificate is designed to support you with your research and rewards you for things you'll do as a research student here.
It'll help you improve skills which are important to professional development and employability:
All you have to do is plan these activities alongside your doctorate, documenting and reflecting your journey to success along the way.
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A first-class or upper second-class BEng Honours degree, or equivalent, or an MSc in a related subject.
During the application you'll be asked for the following:
By filling these details out as fully as possible, you'll avoid any delay to your application being processed by the University.
Research supervisors are assigned to you by the department of Naval Architecture, Ocean & Marine Engineering. Let us know in your application who you'd like to work with, but the department will team you up with the best supervisor for your project.
Once we've received your application, your research proposal is passed to potential supervisors for consideration. If it's not compatible with the researcher's current projects and they are unable to supervise, it's passed along to another for consideration. If they can supervise you, they’ll confirm and nominate a potential second supervisor.
As soon as a second supervisor is confirmed, an offer will be sent to you through Pegasus, our online application system.
When you accept our offer of study, you'll receive a full offer in writing via the email address you'll have provided.
When you've accepted our offer, we'll need you to fulfil any academic, administrative or financial conditions that we ask.
If you're applying as a UK or EU student, you'll then be issued with your registration documentation.
An ATAS (Academic Technology Approval Scheme) clearance certificate is a mandatory requirement for some postgraduate students in science, engineering and technology.