48 months
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16230 GBP/year
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About

The PhD Computing and Electronic Systems from Essex, University of is concentrated in the following principal research areas: biometrics, evolutionary-fuzzy systems, neuro-genetic systems, computational intelligence and games, embedded systems, intelligent inhabited environments and robotics.

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Overview

Our cross-disciplinary projects draw on the expertise of our electronic engineers, computer scientists, mathematicians, physicists and psychologists.

We are one of the largest and best resourced schools in the UK. Our work is supported by extensive networked computer facilities and software aids, together with a wide range of test and instrumentation equipment.

Your future

Studying within our School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering provides both the recent graduate and the practising engineer with the opportunity to gain new skills or enhance existing ones.

The Computing and Electronic Systems graduates from Essex, University of, have progressed to a variety of senior positions in industry and academia. 

Some of the companies and organisations where our former graduates are now employed include: Electronic Data Systems, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, Bank of Mexico, Visa International, Hyperknowledge (Cambridge), Hellenic Air Force, ICSS (Beijing), United Microelectronic Corporation (Taiwan) and within our University.

Programme Structure

Example structure

  • A research degree doesn't have a taught structure, giving you the chance to investigate your chosen topic in real depth and reach a profound understanding. 
  • In communicating that understanding, through a thesis or other means, you have a rare opportunity to generate knowledge. 
  • A research degree allows you to develop new high-level skills, enhance your professional development and build new networks. It can open doors to many careers.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months
  • Part-time
    • 84 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There is no application deadline and we aim to respond to applications within four weeks.

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You will need a good honours degree and a Masters degree, or equivalent, in a related subject. A well-developed research proposal is also essential.
  • You will normally be required to attend an interview/Skype interview for acceptance, and acceptance is subject to research expertise in the department.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16230 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16230 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    5360 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5360 GBP per year during 48 months.

Part time

  • Home/UK fee

£2,680

  • International fee

£8,115

Living costs for Colchester

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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