Postgraduate research

We offer individually tailored research projects as part of our PhD courses. This will provide you with a unique experience in which you will study to become an expert in your chosen field.

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All of our postgraduate research students studying on one of the electronic engineering PhD's are members of a research centre within our department where they receive consistent support during their studies.

If you are interested in doing a PhD with us, please look at the interests of our Department's research groups and get in contact with an academic.

Studentships

We have studentship opportunities available, including our new Vice Chancellor’s Studentship Award and the Doctoral College Studentship Award.

Industrial CASE

Funding information:
The award will be for a period of three years and includes home tuition fees, plus a stipend (approx £14,296 p.a).

Adaptive communication modelling using software defined radio

Funding information:
The funding is available for 3 years for a total amount of £18,491 p.a. for home and EU applicants. This is made up of a bursary (£14,296) and fees (£4,195) per annum, pro rata and will be increased every year to cover the cost of both fees and bursary up to a total of three years.

Artificial intelligence for adaptive key management for internet of things services in future mobile networks

Funding information:
This research project has funding attached. Funding for this project is available to UK citizens. All tuition fees and stipend are covered (£22,500 per annum).

Quantum Biology studentships

The Leverhulme Quantum Biology Doctoral Training Centre (QB DTC) invites applications from excellent candidates for seven fully funded PhD studentships, covering fees and maintenance, for October 2019 entry.

Expert support

The Doctoral College supports the academic and professional development of postgraduate researchers to ensure our world-leading research continues to grow. There is also an extensive Researcher Development Programme run at university level.

Facilities

Our department has a wide range of facilities available for research into areas such as robotics, artificial intelligence, security, energy conversion, space missions, healthcare and nanomaterials just to name a few.

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