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2:1 Hons degree (UK or equivalent) in communications systems engineering, or its equivalent, in an engineering or associated discipline.
The first step if you are interested in studying for postgraduate research in Computing or Communications is to find a PhD Supervisor or funded opportunity.
Months of entry
We welcome applications from well-qualified and motivated students for PhD study (three years full-time, four to six years part-time).
You’ll work under individual supervision to become a leading expert in your area, while research training courses will support your learning and help you realise your maximum potential. Annual progress review panels keep your work on track and our seminar programmes and state-of-the-art facilities provide access to ideas and technologies to stimulate your development as a research scientist.
There will be numerous opportunities to collaborate and to present your research nationally and internationally via our extensive research and industrial partnerships. Also, you will have the opportunity to work as a teaching assistant on our taught programmes; a valuable source of experience and income.
We recommend that you visit our website to read the latest information about our research interests and projects. Here you will also find details on preparing PhD proposals, on contacting individual staff and on funding.
Information for international students
We normally require an IELTS (Academic) Test with an overall score of at least 6.5, and a minimum of 6.0 in each element of the test.
Fees and funding
Learn more at the fees and funding page.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time36 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- +44 (0)1524 592032