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PhD Electrical and Electronic Engineering

PhD Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Key information

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Electronic Engineering (General) Electrical Engineering (General)

Course type


Course Summary

The Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is a research degree awarded for making a significant contribution to knowledge; in our case to the subjects associated with Electrical and Electronic Engineering. The period of research is three to four years. Our School is one of the largest electrical and electronic engineering schools in the UK. We have strong links with industry in a number of sectors and are renowned for our theoretical and applied research. We have over 70 academic staff and their research interests cover virtually all aspects of the subject; from the generation and distribution of electrical energy through to photonics and functional materials.

Different course options

Full time | The University of Manchester | 3 years | 21-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time


3 years

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

Fee for International students (per annum): Standard £24,000; Band B £25,000; Band C £26,000; Band D £28,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

The standard academic entry requirements for a Doctorate level programme (e.g. PhD) is an Upper Second UK honours degree (or international equivalent) in a relevant science or engineering discipline or a first degree with an additional pass in a UK Masters degree (or international equivalent).