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Research degrees in Electronic Engineering

Electronic Engineering at Queen Mary is part of the wider School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science. This School has a dynamic community of over 200 PhD students and 80 Post Docs working on cutting-edge research. 

The research is broadly organised into the following research groups. Please visit the School website for a list of current PhD projects, supervisors and funding opportunities

  • Antennas and Electromagnetics
  • Centre for Digital Music
  • Cognitive Science
  • Communication Systems Research 
  • Computer Vision
  • Game AI
  • Multimedia and Vision
  • Networks
  • Operational Research
  • Risk and Information Management
  • Theoretical Computer Science

Staff and students in this School also have the opportunity to work in these three interdisciplinary research centres:

  • Centre for Intelligent Sensing
  • Robotics - ARQ

How to apply

Full details of how to apply for a PhD in this field can be found here 

Candidates should not apply using the buttons on this page until they have read the application instructions on the School website. It is also strongly advised, although not a formal requirement, to make informal contact with the chosen supervisor before submitting the online application.


There is a wide range of funding available for PhD study in this field. Individual projects will be advertised on and all scholarship opportunities are advertised on our Scholarships Database


Melissa Yeo
Research Students Coordinator
Tel: +44 (0)20 7882 5357

Alvaro Bort and Jasmina Bolfek-Radovani
CDT AI and Music Co-managers (PhD programme on Artificial Intelligence and Music)

Mr Jonathan Winfield
Manager for Centre for Doctoral Training in Media and Arts Technology
Tel: +44 (0)20 7882 7337

Dr Arkaitz Zubiaga
Director of Graduate Studies

Apply online

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