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Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) , AL,
Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) offers graduate programs of instruction and research leading to master and doctoral degrees.

About

Instruction is offered and research facilities are available to support graduate study in control systems & robotics, digital signal processing and communications, wireless engineering, electromagnetics modeling and analysis, microelectronics & microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), power systems, digital systems, and computer engineering. 

Additionally, individualized programs that cross the traditional boundaries of engineering, mathematics and the sciences can be accommodated.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

There are three examinations that must be taken and passed at various stages of the doctoral program in Electrical and Computer Engineering:
  • The Qualifying Examination
  • The General (Preliminary) Examination
  • The Final Examination (Dissertation Defense)

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

Admission requirements:
  • Applicants submit their application online
  • Three letters of recommendation 
  • Submit a Personal Statement  
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Official Transcripts

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    15271 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15271 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National Applies to you

    5641 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5641 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Auburn

  • 850 - 1300 USD/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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