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Doctor of Philosophy in Electronic Engineering

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Course profile

Our articulated Doctor of Philosophy programme provides students with an opportunity of being involved in in-depth studies and focused research in selected areas of electronic engineering. The programme is intended to foster high-quality and forward-looking research activities, so as to meet the society's demand for high-caliber engineers who are knowledgeable in the latest technologies.

The Department of Electronic Engineering has 4 research groups which are Biomedical Engineering, Multimedia & Signal Processing, Integrated Circuits & Systems, and Solid State Electronics & Photonics covering the following 7 research areas:

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • DSP & Speech Technology
  • Image and Video Processing
  • Microwave & Wireless Communications
  • Photonics & Optical Communications
  • Solid-State Electronics

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Full Time
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4 Years (Full-time without Master's degree) / 3 Years (Full-time with Master's degree) / 4 Years (Part-time with Master's degree)
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A research Master degree from a recognized university in Applied Mathematics / Computer / Electrical / Electronic Engineering / Materials Science and Engineering / Physical Sciences, or related fields; OR

A Bachelor degree, normally with Second Class Honours in the upper division or above; OR

Registered as a Ph.D. student at a recognized university for at least one year, and have been approved for application by the affiliated Graduate School.