Postgraduate research in the School of the Built Environment
The School of the Built Environment has an inherently strong research culture with research students making a highly valued contribution to School's overall research profile. The School is divided into three research Institutes:
- Institute for Infrastructure & Environment
- Institute for Building & Urban Design
- Institute for Housing, Urban & Real Estate Research
Our strong research ethos is reflected in the PhD programmes we offer. Research students are presented with exciting opportunities to work in areas that are relevant to the academic community, research-users and employers.
Currently, there are over 100 PhD/MPhil students enrolled on full and part-time study modes and working on a broad spectrum of topics including: Structural Engineering; Flood Risk Management; Construction Materials; Unsaturated Soils; Railway Engineering; Low Carbon Buildings; Construction Management; Urban Design; Spatial Planning; Housing Policy; Social Exclusion; Homelessness; Sustainable Transport.
PhD Research Opportunities
To view our current funded PhD research opportunities please visit: www.sbe.hw.ac.uk/research/postgraduate/opportunities.htm