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.
Explore postgraduate research in electrical and electronic engineering
Browse our electrical and electronic engineering PhD and MPhil postgraduate research programmes.
Start your PhD journey by finding a research project that you’re passionate about.
Getting in touch with a potential supervisor for your project is a crucial part of your PhD journey.
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.
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.
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.
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Advanced functional materials and devices
Applied research, ranging from atomic-level to devices leading to new technology development.
Electronic engineering for agriculture
Research into the many different uses of electronics in agriculture technologies.
Power and energy systems
The production, transmission and use of electrical energy in the 21st century.
Robotics for extreme environments
Robotic systems development to explore and manipulate objects in extreme environments.
We have excellent teaching facilities with modern lecture theatres and dedicated computer suites.
We have a presence in various research centres and institutes, aiding research and facilitating discovery.