The School of Engineering is a research intensive school with expertise in a wide range of disciplines, and ensures students are exposed to world-class thinking

PhD and Research Masters

Find the right research degree

The following research degrees are offered by the School of Engineering.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees
  • PhD (Chemical Engineering)
  • PhD (Civil Engineering)
  • PhD (Engineering)
  • PhD (Environmental Engineering)
  • PhD (Mechanical Engineering)
  • PhD (Surveying)
Master of Philosophy degrees
  • MPhil (Chemical Engineering)
  • MPhil (Civil Engineering)
  • MPhil (Engineering)
  • MPhil (Environmental Engineering)
  • MPhil (Mechanical Engineering)
  • MPhil (Surveying)

Our research strengths

Research capabilities within the School:

  • Bulk solids and particle technologies
  • Energy technology
  • Environmental engineering and water resources
  • Fluid mechanics and turbulance
  • Geotechnical engineering
  • Masonry
  • Materials engineering
  • Particle technology and interface science
  • Process safety and environmental protection
  • Structural engineering
  • Surveying and spatial sciences
  • Risk and reliability



Find a supervisor

All research degree candidates require a supervisor. It is recommended you start actively searching for potential supervisors in your chosen field before you submit your application.

You can search for a supervisor by researcher name, area of expertise or by research centre name.

Further information

To find out more about research degree opportunities available in the School of Engineering, please contact:

T: +61 2 4921 5798
E: katherine.harrison@newcastle.edu.au