The Department of Engineering has a rich research background, which can be a huge advantage to any prospective postgraduate student in our fields of expertise.
We pride ourselves on not only our world leading research, but also our links to significant industry partners. It is a very challenging and exciting time to become an Engineer and Durham University provides the perfect environment to begin this journey.
A number of scholarships are available to apply, including British Council, CONACyT. In particular, the newly launched MESM programme offers 8 scholarships (value of each scholarship is 25% of the tuition fee); see here fore more details. Others scholarships are listed here. Please click the links to check eligibility and time of application. The department also offers 15 prizes to the students of outstanding performance at the end of each academic year.
Postgraduate (Taught) Admissions
Admission Tutor Dr Pete Matthews talks about postgraduate (taught) admissions.
The Postgraduate Programmes in the Department of Engineering are divided into the Taught Master of Science Degree Programmes, which involve a substantial portion of classroom-based learning, and the Research Programmes, including both the Doctor of Philosophy and the Master of Science by Research, which involve individualised training and are focused on an extensive research project/thesis.
In the Department of Engineering at Durham University, we appreciate that not everyone can physically visit us prior to applying to and/or joining one of our courses. We therefore encourage you to take advantage of our self-guided virtual tour, where you can digitally take yourself around the Department and see some of the facilities that you would be using as a student on our courses. The tour webpages can be accessed here and each location is accompanied by information points that explain more about the activities in the particular area.