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Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Two female students conducting research at the Photon Science Institute

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.

Discover your tomorrow

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

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Start your PhD journey by finding the research project that best suits you.

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Live projects

Search through our live research projects to find your future team.

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

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There are lots of ways you can secure funding for your postgraduate research. Depending on the project you’re applying for, there are a range of options available at different times of the year.

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Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs)

Find out more about these funded PhD opportunities where you gain valuable practical experience while training as part of a cohort.

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

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