University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Electronic Engineering

There are almost 300 PhD students within the Department. Most of our doctoral research is offered by PhD. The Department also has an Engineering and Physical Science Research Council (EPSRC) Centre for Doctoral Training on Applications of Next Generation Accelerators in collaboration with the Universities of Strathclyde and Huddersfield and Queens University Belfast.

Entry requirements

A 1st or upper 2nd class degree in engineering or physical sciences, or equivalent overseas qualification; or a lower 2nd plus a good Masters degree (distinction normally required); applicants whose 1st language is not English require an overall IELTS score of 6.5.

Course modules

Research areas include: Ion beam implantation, analysis and applications; nano-electronics; photonics; radio air interface; internet of things; future internet protocols and architecture; cognitive networks and cognitive radio; radio access system optimisation; security; knowledge and data engineering; computer vision; video analysis and processing; speech and audio analysis and processing; machine intelligence; medical image analysis; third dimensional (3D) video and audio; astro-dynamics; autonomous systems; propulsion; robotics; space engineering and satellite applications; theory and computation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,500 per Year 1 (International) 33 months
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,750 per Year 1 (International) 45 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Surrey Guildford GU2 7XH South East

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