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Electronics and Computer Engineering, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #401 (ARWU) Guimarães, Portugal
The PhD in Electronics and Computer Engineering  offered at the University of Minho aims at providing the students with skills, competences and methods which allow them the ability to conceive, design adapt and perform a high level scientific research project, according to internationally recognized quality and innovation parameters.
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Programme Highlights:

The specific domain of this course is Electronics and Computer Engineering, including the following scientific areas:

  • Automation, Control and Robotics,
  • Power Electronics and Embedded Systems
  • Instrumentation, Sensors and Actuators
  • Microtechnologies and Microsystems
  • Telecommunication Systems and Services.

The conclusion of this PhD implies a curricular component (doctoral course) and a dissertation. The course is comprised by transversal Curricular Units (CU), a dissertation planning CU and advanced training CUs, in a total of 60 ECTS.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
    • Partially taught in Portuguese
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Innovation Management
  • Leadership
  • Scholarly Communication
  • Inovation
  • Project Management
  • Quantitative and Qualitative Methods in Engineering
  • Research Methods in Engineering

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Admission requirements:
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Photocopy of the Citizen Card or Passport + VAT number
  • Authenticated copy of the Degree Certificates
  • Payment proof of application fee
  • Other relevant documents required by the respective PhD Programme Director after receiving the candidate’s electronic application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2750 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2750 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2750 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2750 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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