University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

Electrical Engineering

Current research covers 4 main areas: semiconductor/nanoscale electronics: novel device concepts with associated fabrication, electron and tunnelling microscopy; electrical power including integrated and discrete semiconductor devices: for power switching, solar power generation, power electronics, electrical machines and drives, computational electromagnetics, RF, microwave and plasma power conversion; photonics: including most aspects of spatial light modulators for optical signal processing, novel concepts using optical fibres in sensors and laser diodes; new concepts in flat panel displays and display systems.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd class degree or overseas equivalent.

Sponsorship information

A limited number of EPSRC funded PhD studentships are available to UK and EU students.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time £ 7,362 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 23,889 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cambridge University Cambridge CB2 1TN East of England

Key information

Graduate Admissions Secretary
Telephone number: 
01223 332600