If you're ready to build on your electronic and electrical engineering skills and knowledge, become an expert in the field and step up to more ambitious roles in the industry, our MSc Electronic and Electrical Engineering degree course will help you meet your ambitions.
On this course, you'll expand your current knowledge by learning about key topics – such as microwave and wireless technology, and the practical application and design aspects of electronic systems. In the process, you'll update your skills too.
You'll graduate with the ability to apply new technologies in the design and implementation of modern systems. And because the course has been designed to meet a skills shortage in the field, you'll be in an excellent position to pursue roles from product design to aerospace engineering.
What you'll experience
On this course you'll:
- Learn more about the practical application and design aspects of electronic systems
- Use our extensive multimedia computational facilities, which feature the latest industry software
- Improve your knowledge of VHDL and Digital Systems Design, Advanced DSP Techniques, Analytical Management Techniques, Materials for Electronic Products, Microwave and Wireless Technology and Sensors and Measurement Systems, through a combination of theory and practice
- Work in our labs, including the Analogue and Digital Electronics Laboratories, the Control Engineering Laboratory and the Telecommunications and Signal Processing Laboratory, which are equipped with professional tools and kits
- Get to grips with hardware and software development tools for design, development and implementation, as well as our advanced computer suites, which feature the latest analysis and simulation software used by professionals in the industry
- Complete a personal project based on a significant, in-depth piece of analysis or design
Work experience and career planning
We'll help you to identify internships, voluntary roles and opportunities that will complement your studies.
When you finish the course, our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work.
After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.
What you'll study on this MSc Electronic and Electrical Engineering degree course
Core modules currently include:
- Advanced DSP Techniques
- Electrical Machines and Drives
- Electrical Power Systems Technology
- Engineering Management, Economics and Risk Analysis
- Individual MSc Project
- Microwave and High Speed Digital Design
- Sensors and Measurement Systems
Teaching on this course includes:
- laboratory sessions
- project work
How you're assessed
You'll be assessed through:
- written examinations
- laboratory-based project work
- a major individual project or dissertation
Careers and opportunities
Because electronic and electrical engineering skills are in demand, you'll be in a strong position to secure employment when you graduate from the course. Career opportunities include:
- Electronics engineer
- Product design engineer
- Aerospace engineer
- Application engineer
- Research and development
- Product manufacture
- Project management