|Application deadline:||Applications are considered throughout the year|
|Start date:||January 2014, April 2014, September 2013|
|Duration full-time:||36 months|
|Delivery mode:||On Campus|
|Educational variant:||Part-time, Full-time|
|Project type:||Open, Predefined|
PhD supervision is normally available in the following research areas: flow and transport processes in surface and subsurface systems including river mechanics and contaminant and sediment transport; planning and control of hydraulic networks; sustainable management of the water environment (including urban, rural agricultural and forestry environments); climate change impact assessment (including flood risk); environmental hazard assessment and mitigation (including landslide hazard); integrated surface and groundwater pollution controls; integrated assessment of coupled natural, technological and human systems. Examples of specific project areas and titles are on our research projects website.
General staff interests include: erosion and sediment transport, catchment modelling and impact assessment (Dr J Bathurst); hydrology and climate change (Professor C Kilsby, Dr H Fowler); computational hydraulics and hydraulic engineering (Dr V Kutija, Dr Q Liang); water resources engineering (Professor P OConnell), water resource engineering, groundwater studies and catchment modelling (Dr G Parkin); water resources engineering and rural land management (Dr P F Quinn); hydrogeochemical engineering (Dr A Jarvis); coastal engineering and flood risk analysis (Dr R Dawson).
We offer the PhD on both full-time and part-time bases. You are provided with formal training in research skills and methods, and discipline-specific training is provided where appropriate. Postgraduate students may be able to undertake paid laboratory demonstrating to gain teaching experience.
Our Science, Agriculture and Engineering Graduate School provides training in professional/key skills and research techniques, supports personal development, hosts postgraduate events and has links with several specialist graduate training networks.
Normally, an upper-second-class (2.1) Honours degree or higher, or an international equivalent, in a relevant subject such as engineering, geography, geology, chemistry, mathematics or biology, or an equivalent qualification and appropriate work experience. Applicants whose first language is not English normally require IELTS 6.5, TOEFL 90 (Internet-based) or 577 (paper-based), or equivalent.
|TOEFL internet-based test score:||90|
You are normally required to take an English Proficiency Test.
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