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Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Postgraduate research in electrical and electronic engineering

The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering is one of the largest of its kind in the UK.

Our internationally recognised research spans the entire spectrum of topics in the discipline, from atomic level devices to high voltage transmission.

Study for a research degree in the Department and you will work alongside some of the leading academics in the field.

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Browse our electrical and electronic engineering PhD and MPhil postgraduate research programmes.

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Live projects

Start your PhD journey by finding a research project that you’re passionate about.

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Getting in touch with a potential supervisor for your project is a crucial part of your PhD journey.

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There are lots of ways you can secure funding for your postgraduate research. Browse our funding pages to find out about available scholarships, studentships and awards before speaking to your supervisor for further guidance.

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Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs)

Find out more about fully funded PhD opportunities available through our CDTs, where you can combine research with practical training as part of a cohort and collaborate across research areas, institutions and industry.

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Start your new tomorrow. Find out how to submit an application.

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Get ready for a life changing experience like no other; find out about postgraduate research at The University of Manchester.