Engineering: Research Degrees

Join an active and vibrant research community. If you undertake a research degree you will work alongside and be supported by experienced researchers and academics.

The School of Engineering offers research degrees at MSc, MRes, PhD and EngD levels.

  1. Engineering Doctorate (EngD)

    An EngD Course at RGU provides outstanding candidates with an intensive broadly-based training programme undertaken in collaboration with industry.

  2. Innovation Skills

    This workshop for current RGU Research Students is delivered by Professor Gordon McConnell and gives students a good grounding in innovation-related topics such as creativity, ideation, entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship, technology commercialisation as well as key 21st century skills such as leadership and team development.

  3. Research in Engineering MRes/MPhil/PhD

    The ethos of research in the School of Engineering is to develop original ideas through to applications.

Funded Studentship Opportunities
  • Design & Technology Research


    Our Design & Technology Research develops novel technologies highly relevant to industry and generates creative spaces for new forms of practice in Engineering, Environmental Science, Computing, Architecture & Built Environment and Art & Design.

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Research Degrees - Subject Areas

“Our vision is to undertake transformational research that provides innovative practical solutions to industry problems focusing on our strengths in the key thematic area of Oil and Gas, underpinned by rigorous research.”

Dr. Mamdud Hossain, Principal Member, Institute for Innovative Design & Sustainability, School of Engineering Research in Engineering MRes/MPhil/PhD

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