Research Degrees

Doctoral Training Awards

Home/EU Fees + £13,300 maintenance (with increments for a maximum of 3 years), Average 4 awards per year, available to UK & EU Students only.

Criteria: Open to UK nationals (fees and maintenance) and EU residents (fees only). Applicants will need to hold, or be expecting to be awarded a first class honours degree or distinction level MSc in Electrical / Electronic Engineering or related subject.

For a more comprehensive list of criteria or other information, please contact the Postgraduate Research Director, Dr Glynn Atkinson (

If you are interested in applying for a DTA to finance your PhD studies, you should apply through the University online application system, which can be found at

On your application you will need to indicate that you wish to apply for a 'EEE DTA scholarship', as well as indicate the research area and research group you wish to join. Applications will be judged in terms of your qualifications and the quality of the available projects in your chosen area.