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.
Explore postgraduate research in electrical and electronic engineering
Start your PhD journey by finding the research project that best suits you.
Search through our live research projects to find your future team.
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.
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.
Start your new tomorrow. Find out how to submit an application.
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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.