Research course

Institute of Microwaves and Photonics

University of Leeds · School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering

Entry requirements

We would normally expect applicants for postgraduate research to have achieved one of the following in a subject relevant to the proposed degree: a degree equivalent to a UK first or good upper second class honours degree or good performance in a Masters level course.

Months of entry


Course content

We offer a range of PhD opportunities in the area of Microwaves and Photonics (IMP). Our expertise includes the following areas:

- Microwave and millimetre-waves engineering
- Terahertz, electronics and photonics
- Nanotechnology cleanroom
- Molecular beam epitaxy facility
- Bio-nanoelectronics
- Quantum electronics

For further information in this area of research, please visit our website.

Information for international students

Students from outside the EU are guaranteed a place in University accommodation if they are accepted on the course and apply for accommodation before the deadline. If English is not your first language, you will need a recognised English Language qualification, e.g. IELTS or TOEFL.

Fees and funding

Please visit our website for further information about funding:

Qualification and course duration


full time
36+ months


full time
24 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Team
+44 (0)113 343 8000