About This Course
Renewable Materials with specialisations in:
- Science of wood and plant fibres
- Natural fibre reinforced composites
- Use of plant-derived materials as chemical feedstocks
- Wood ultrastructure and decay mechanisms
- Chemical Modification
- Preservation and flow
- Composite Properties
- Chemical Products from plants
PhD: 3 years full-time or 5 years part-time; MPhil: 2 years full-time or 3 years part-time
We offer 'split' PhD/MPhil programmes for international students with part of the study taking place in the student's own country or a third country. Many of our British and other European students also carry out fieldwork overseas for their research.
UK Research Councils (UK students only); Foreign and Commonwealth Office (via British Council); European Union; University scholarships (UK students only); Overseas Research Student scheme; Charities and Trusts; Commonwealth Scholarships; International agencies; Overseas Government Scholarships.
A first degree or MSc in a relevant subject is required.