MSc Electronic and Electrical Engineering

  • DeadlineStudy Details:

    MSc 1 year full-time (September start), 2 years part-time (September start), 16 months full-time (January start), 3 years part-time (September start)

Course Description

Master the key elements of contemporary electronic and electrical engineering with this accredited MSc Electronic and Electrical Engineering course. You’ll design and implement electronic systems, work with the practical application of current technology, and upgrade your skills to meet the needs of more ambitious roles in your industry.

You’ll learn about key topics in electronic and electrical engineering, such as microwave and wireless technology, and the practical application and design aspects of electronic systems, on a course designed to meet a skills shortage in the sector. You’ll graduate in an excellent position to pursue roles from product design to aerospace engineering.

You can start this course in September or January (full time only in January).

Course highlights

  • Follow a programme that is recognised by European and UK accrediting bodies, and is designed to shape your skills to the needs of the electronic and electrical engineering sector
  • Learn more about the practical design and application of your electronic and electrical engineering study, using professional-standard tools, simulation software and laboratory equipment
  • Plan and complete a final project in your area of interest, using any relevant lab or computer suite in the School of Energy and Electronic Engineering to deliver a significant, in-depth piece of analysis or design
  • Explore key industry themes, such as Electrical Power Systems Technology, Advanced DSP Techniques, Electrical Machines and Drives, and Sensors and Measurement Systems

Entry Requirements

Qualifications or experience

  • A second-class honours degree in a relevant subject, or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications.

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Programme Funding

If you meet our criteria, you could get a £3000 tuition fees discount – visit website for details

Student Destinations

Because electronic and electrical engineering skills are in global demand, you’ll be in a strong position to secure employment when you graduate successfully. Here in the UK, EngineeringUK has identified both electrical engineers and electronic engineers as careers with a shortage of skilled entrants, which means you can expect your salary to reflect your postgraduate qualification.

Career routes you could explore with a Master’s in electronic and electrical engineering include:

  • Electronics engineer
  • Product design engineer
  • Aerospace engineer
  • Application engineer
  • Design
  • Research and development
  • Product manufacture
  • Project management

Module Details

Full time


All modules on this MSc Electronic and Electrical Engineering are core.

  • Digital Data Processing – 20 credits
  • Electrical Machines and Drives – 20 credits
  • Electrical Power Systems Technology – 20 credits
  • Engineering Management Economics and Risk Analysis – 20 credits
  • Individual MSc Project – 60 credits
  • Microwave and High Speed Digital Design – 20 credits
  • Sensors and Measurement Systems – 20 credits

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