Research course


Anglia Ruskin University · Faculty of Science and Engineering

Entry requirements

MPhil - You’ll need a Bachelor degree or equivalent with first or upper second class honours, in a related subject area.

PhD - You’ll need a Master degree or equivalent in a related subject area.

Months of entry

January, September, April

Course content

Our research group focuses on collaborative and cross-disciplinary research, ready to guide you and enhancing your expertise in sensing, signal processing and smart control.

Our research interests include areas as:

  • Signal processing techniques for multimodal data fusion
  • Neuromorphic hardware (FPGA)
  • Pervasive healthcare
  • Mathematical modelling for engineering or medical applications
  • Assisted living (for the visually impaired or the elderly)
  • Human body energy harvesting
  • Intelligent neuro-fuzzy logic/FPGA control of power converters
  • Novel artificial dielectrics for wireless communication applications in microwave regions.
  • Integrated renewable energy systems modelling and smart FPGA control

As a postgraduate researcher you’ll have access to wide-ranging expertise, as well as the state of the art research facilities which include: hardware control platforms (FPGAs, DSPs, microcontrollers), photovoltaic panels, power converters, wind turbine, oscilloscopes, measurement/monitoring equipment at our campus in Cambridge, one of the UK’s premier science and technology cities.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language, you'll require a minimum IELTS score of 6.5, with a minimum of 5.5 in each component (or equivalent test).

Fees and funding

Learn more at the funding page.

Qualification and course duration


part time
36-72 months
full time
24-60 months


part time
24-48 months
full time
12-36 months

Course contact details

Research Enquiries
01245 686868