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Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering PhD

Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering PhD

Key information
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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Electronic Engineering (General) Electrical Engineering (General)

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Research in Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering at the University of Birmingham addresses key challenges, problems and opportunities currently facing our civilisation, in power, communications, transport, healthcare and human-systems integration. We are proud of our long-standing international reputation in research related to Electrical Power and Control Systems, railway engineering and communications and sensing.

The Department of Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering is very pleased to have achieved a very good performance in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) – the system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions. 86% of our research was rated as world-leading or internationally excellent.

Our research is organised into three research themes, reflecting our wide ranging expertise: Communications and Sensing; Electrical Power and Control Systems; .Railway Systems Engineering.

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Different course options

Full time | Edgbaston Campus | 3 years | MAR

Study mode

Full time

Duration

3 years

Start date

MAR

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£4,320

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£21,420

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should have a 2:1 Honours degree in a relevant subject, an appropriate standard of English and adequate financial support. The requirements also allow for entry based on comparable ability, as indicated by a good UK MSc performance or a lower first degree performance plus substantial relevant experience.

University information

Part of the Russell Group of UK universities, the University of Birmingham has been developing great minds, encouraging challenging debates and pushing the boundaries of innovation and excellence for over 100 years. Over 14,000 students from over 150 countries choose to study at Birmingham, meaning you will be part of a diverse and vibrant community. 40% of this student population are postgraduates. Birmingham understands that you want to...more