Research course

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Newcastle University · School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or equivalent, in electrical or electronic engineering, computer engineering or a related subject such as mechanical engineering or physics.

Months of entry

January, September, April

Course content

The School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering offers postgraduate research degrees at PhD level in all of our major research areas. You are encouraged to view our research group expertise for details of our research areas and opportunities to develop research in a chosen subject.
Our research groups cover four areas of expertise:
  • Nanomaterials and electronics
  • Microelectronic system design
  • Power electronics, drives and machines
  • Communications and Signal Processing (CSP)

Information for international students

Direct Entry : IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills). If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course. You may need an ATAS (Academic Technology Approval Scheme) clearance certificate.

Fees and funding

See our programme fees and funding web page.

Qualification and course duration


part time
72 months
full time
36 months

Course contact details

Gillian Webber, Postgraduate Research Co-ordinator, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
+44 (0) 191 208 5995