This masters programme builds on the strengths of the Queen Mary University School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science. These strengths include world-leading research in: networks, antenna design and electromagnetics, computer vision and computer theory.  The programme emphasizes core electrical and electronic engineering knowledge and skills, which, upon completion, will enable the students to acquire the essential knowledge, skills, competency, and engineering awareness necessary for a successful career in electronics based industries.

The first semester offers a choice from: Fundamentals of DSP, a new module in Electronic Sensing, Control Systems, Embedded Systems, Power Electronics, Microwave & Millimetrewave Electronics. The second semester offers a choice from: Parallel Computing, Integrated Circuit Design, Electrical Machines and Systems, Real-Time and Critical Systems, Real-Time Digital Signal Processing, Advanced Control Systems, Microwave and Millimetrewave Communications Systems, Mobile Services, DENM600 Energy Storage Engineering, DENM601 Introduction to Solar Energy.

Study Details:

MSc 2 years Thick Sandwich

Module Details:

Semester 1

  • Embedded Systems (15 credits)
  • Power Electronics (15 credits)

Plus two options from:

  • Electronic Sensing (15 credits)
  • Fundamentals of DSP (15 credits)
  • Microwave and Millimetrewave Electronics (15 credits)
  • Control Systems (15 credits)

Semester 2

Select 4 from:

  • Real-Time Critical Systems (15 credits)
  • Real-Time DSP (15 credits)
  • Microwave and Millimetrewave Communications Systems (15 credits)
  • Advanced Control Systems (15 credits)
  • Parallel Computing (15 credits)
  • Integrated Circuit Design (15 credits)
  • Electrical Machines and Systems (15 credits)
  • Energy Storage Engineering (15 credits)
  • Introduction to Solar Energy (15 credits)

Semester 3
(must take and pass)

  • Project (60 credits)

Year 2
(must take and pass)

  • Industrial Placement Project

Please note all optional module availability is subject to timetabling constraint

Programme Funding

There are a number of sources of funding available for Masters students.

These include a significant package of competitive Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) bursaries and scholarships in a range of subject areas, as well as external sources of funding.

Student Destinations

Queen Mary’s Electronic Engineering postgraduates go on to work in a wide variety of careers, mostly within IT and information services.

The national 2011 destination survey confirmed that 80.9 per cent of postgraduates in this School were in employment and/or study six months after graduation with 89.5 per cent of these already working/studying at graduate level. Queen Mary graduates from this School also have a strong earning power, with a median salary of £26,110.


Home and EU students 2018/19 Academic Year Thick Sandwich £9,250 International students 2018/19 Academic Year Thick Sandwich £19,500

Entry Requirements

An upper second class degree is normally required, usually in electronic engineering, computer science, maths or a related discipline. Students with a good lower second class degree may be considered on an individual basis. Applicants with unrelated degrees will be considered if there is evidence of equivalent industrial experience.

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