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Electronic and Electrical Engineering

Electronic and Electrical Engineering is a broad and rapidly-expanding set of disciplines. Building on core teaching in electrical machines, electronic materials, and the way that electronic circuits interact, this course will allow you to choose from a wide range of optional modules from all our active research areas to tailor your learning in a way that meets with your requirements.

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree from a good UK university or an equivalent international degree qualification. Your background may be in EEE or any discipline involving significant mathematical competence, including physics, maths and other branches of engineering.

If you have a 2:2 or equivalent, or industrial experience, we'll give your application individual consideration.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules
Major Research Project.

Examples of optional modules
AC Machines; Advanced Control of Electric Devices; Energy Storage Management; Motion Control and Servo Drives; Permanent Magnet Machines and Actuators; Power Electronic Converters; Power Semiconductor Devices; Advanced Computer Systems; Advanced Integrated Electronics; Advanced Signal Processing; Semiconductor Materials; Principles of Semiconductor Device Technology; Packaging and Reliability of Microsystems; Nanoscale Electronic Devices; Energy Efficient Semiconductor Devices; Optical Communication Devices and Systems; Computer Vision; Electronic Communication Technologies; Data Coding Techniques for Communications and Storage; Principles of Communications; Antennas, Propagation and Satellite Systems; Mobile Networks and Physical Layer Protocols; System Design; Broadband Wireless Techniques; Wireless Packet Data Networks and Protocols.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by examinations, coursework and a project dissertation with poster presentation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2018 GBP 11,650 (Year 1) Wales 1 Years
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2018 GBP 11,650 (Year 1) England 1 Years
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2018 GBP 21,450 (Year 1) International 1 Years
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2018 GBP 11,650 (Year 1) Northern Ireland 1 Years
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2018 GBP 11,650 (Year 1) Scotland 1 Years

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