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

Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentFaculty of Engineering and Built Environment

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