The School of Electronic & Electrical Engineering is ranked Number 1 in the UK for the quality of its research, with an overwhelming 80% of staff rated 3* or 4* (latest UK Government Research Assessment Exercise). The impact of our research is wide-ranging, covers many sectors and our staff deservedly have international reputations for the quality of their work.
The School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering has 5 doctoral training grants available for the very best UK and EU students. These prestigious awards are made by the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).
We welcome applicants with exceptional UG and/or PG qualifications in electrical and electronic engineering - but also including physics, mathematics or any numerate discipline (where appropriate). Applications are invited for research within any of the research areas supported by the School. These areas include: millimetre and microwave engineering; optical and quantum optical communications; terahertz electronics and photonics; semiconductor nanotechnology and molecular beam epitaxy; bio-nanoelectronics; quantum electronics; wireless communication systems/networks; signal processing; modulation and coding, wireless sensor networks, positioning/localisation, ultrasonics, power electronics and drives. For more details visit: www.engineering.leeds.ac.uk/electronic/research
How are they awarded?
To be considered you should make a formal application for PhD study either on line through the University website, or on the University’s application form. Information of how to apply on line can be found on the University's pages. Please state clearly that you wish to be considered for a DTG award in the finance section.
How much are they worth?
The award covers academic fees, an annual maintenance award of approximately £13,590 in the first year (typically rising with inflation for subsequent years) and additional funds for fieldwork and travel. Awards are for 3.5 years, subject to satisfactory performance.
To be eligible for the award, you must have been resident in the United Kingdom for at least 3 years preceding the start date of the award, and eligible to pay fees at the home/EU rate. EU candidatures who have been resident in the UK for three years (including for education) are eligible for the full award. Other EU candidates may receive a fees-only award.
How many are available?
What's the entry requirements?
Minimum UK BSc hons 2:1 (or equivalent). If English is not your first language, then candidates must also meet the University’s English language requirements.
When’s the deadline?
31 May 2013
If you have any questions regarding this scheme please contact the Graduate School Office, e: firstname.lastname@example.org.