Cardiff University

Cardiff University

Health, Technology and the Digital World

Researchers working within this theme are engaged in world class research in the fundamental science and engineering applications of magnetic and electronic materials, wireless communications systems, sensor technologies, signal processing and microfluidics. Multidisciplinary research work in medical engineering,medical physics and medical electronics is also combined under this theme and involves the coalescence of the research interests and infrastructure of all the groups within Cardiff University working in Medical Engineering related fields. By bringing together the research and training interests and expertise of the biomedical engineering related groups across the university, the work places Cardiff University in the forefront of medical engineering and enables it to take advantage of new opportunities as they arise.

Entry requirements

A minimum of an Upper 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent) in engineering or a related subject is usually required. Applicants with a Master's degree would normally be expected to have obtained a distinction at this level. Applicants with appropriate professional experience will also be considered. For those applicants whose first language is not English or who have not had a substantial part of their education taught in the English language: 6.5 in IELTS (with at least 6 in each area) or an equivalent qualification.

Assessment methods

MPhil and PhD students submit a thesis at the conclusion of the programme, showing evidence of original scholarship. For the PhD, the thesis is up to 100,000 words in length, while for the MPhil, the thesis is up to 60,000 words.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time - 3 years
PhD Part-time - 5 years
MPhil Full-time - 1 years
MPhil Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cathays Park Campus Cardiff CF10 3AT Wales

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Research office
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029 2087 0076