Energy and Resources PhD


Research areas:

UCL Australia has multi-disciplinary expertise across the energy and resources sector. The research at UCL Australia can be grouped into three broad themes:
  • Energy technologies, mining and resources managment
  • International energy policy
  • Space and climate science.
Joint supervision of PhD projects with UCL colleagues in London is possible.

IRIS logo

Visit the IRIS research portal to learn more about researchers' activities, research groups, research centres and interdisciplinary networks across the whole of UCL.

IRIS department: UCL Australia


Entry requirements

A minimum of a second-class (upper division) UK or Australian Bachelor's Honours degree or an Australian four-year Bachelor's undergraduate degree awarded with Honours and an overall grade of B+, in an appropriate discipline (for example, engineering, economics, law or business studies). Equivalent international qualifications are acceptable.

English level expected: Good

Application

Research degrees may start at any time of the year, but typically start in September. Deadlines and start dates are usually dictated by funding arrangements so check with the department or academic unit (contact listed in Next steps, right) to see if you need to consider these in your application preparation. In most cases you should identify and contact potential supervisors before making your application. For more information see the UCL Australia website.

Fees

  • UK/EU Full-time: AUD32,250
  • UK/EU Part-time: AUD16,125
  • Overseas Full-time: AUD32,250
  • Overseas Part-time: AUD16,125

Funding

BHP Billiton Scholarships for PhD students are available in every year of the programme.

Scholarships available for this department

BHP Billiton Scholarship (UCL Australia)

Intended to support students pursuing postgraduate studies in energy and resources at UCL Australia.

Full details of funding opportunities can be found on the UCL Scholarships website


Career

A PhD indicates a highly qualified researcher, capable of independent analytical thought. It is a well-regarded qualification for those wishing to attain senior management positions in public service, private industry and consulting companies and is essential for those interested in pursuing careers in academia.



Next steps

Contact

Ms Maria Stavrinakis

T: +61 8 8110 9963

Department

UCL Australia

Register your interest

Keep up to date with graduate news from UCL and receive personalised email alerts. Register your interest

Make an application

APPLY HERE



Videos

View videos about UCL and its global impact on our YouTube channels: Study UCL and UCLTV.


Student View

"I was generally impressed by the composition of the modules in the degree programme, as they were structured in order to provide us the cutting-edge tools and knowledge that are appreciated by the industry and that have direct applications."

Nikoleta Koleri

Degree: Engineering with Finance MSc

Subject: Mechanical Engineering, Faculty: Engineering Sciences

Student View

"I applied for graduate study at UCL because of its great reputation, and because it had recently invested in developing a new department in biodiversity research. This seemed a great opportunity to be part of this new department in its infancy."

Alison Fairbrass

Degree: Urban Sustainability and Resilience EngD

Subject: Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering, Faculty: Engineering Sciences