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Electronic and Electrical Engineering PhD

University of Leeds

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Leeds

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Our research includes pioneering work on a whole range of topics, some of which include:

  • Microwave, semiconductor, and terahertz technologies,
  • Bio-nano and quantum technologies
  • Robotic technologies
  • Ultrasound and medical imaging
  • Energy-efficient green communications networks
  • Wireless and mobile communications
  • Power electronic systems
  • Renewable energy

The School also has a strong track record of collaborations with academic institutions and major international electronics and communication companies around the world.

Our research is conducted across the following institutes:

  • Pollard Institute

We have a longstanding international reputation for communications, signal processing, control systems and instrumentation, optical communications and networking.

  • Institute of Communication and Power Networks

Our research covers high frequency electronics, incorporating fundamental understanding, design, modelling and fabrication of devices, components and subsystems from 1 GHz through to terahertz (THz) frequencies.

  • Institute of Robotics, Autonomous Systems and Sensing

We promote cutting-edge research and education in the field of robotics, autonomous systems and sensing, with a strong focus on translational impact of our discoveries.


A range of opportunities are available to prospective postgraduate researchers, including funded opportunities. We also have a range of project ideas, and welcome new proposals that match our areas of expertise.

Studying a PhD in the School means you’ll benefit from our close working relationships with a large number of key companies and academic institutions in the UK and overseas.

We welcome applications from those who wish to join a friendly, supportive and diverse community of postgraduate researchers who come from all over the world.

Tuition fees

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University information

University of Leeds

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  • Campus address

    University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, England

A global community, the university’s staff and students come from over 170 countries. There will be chances to meet and work with people from across the world.
The university is continually investing in its campus, from new laboratories and lecture theatres to one of the most impressive libraries in the UK.
With a history of welcoming international students for over 100 years, students can be sure of experienced help throughout their time at Leeds.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    7th out of 72 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    168 76%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    96 96%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%



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