How to apply
Information about applying for a postgraduate research degree in the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering.
Develop your own idea and find a supervisor
Explore who's doing the kind of research you're interested in and familiarise yourself with their work.
Apply to work on a current project
Have a look at our current projects in need of students.
When you've made your decision, visit the postgraduate online application form and enter your details. Please make sure you include your area of research and at least 3 potential supervisors.
- You will need to include certain documents to support your application. For further information about what you need, visit the supporting documents page.
- You can supply these supporting documents by uploading them to the relevant sections of your online application.
- If you require a visa to study in the UK, you will also need a CAS number to include in your application.
Once we have made a decision on your application, we will send you an email to tell you what that the decision is and what you need to do next. You will have an interview with your chosen supervisor by Skype, phone or in person. International students will also need to make an ATAS application.
Research studentships can start at any time during the year, but this is usually determined by the funding body.
For further details about postgraduate research study or the application process, email Postgraduate Admissions Team on email@example.com or contact them at the address below:
Postgraduate Admissions Enquiries
Sir Frederick Mappin Building
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