Taught course

Electronics & Electrical Engineering

Institution
University of Glasgow · School of Engineering
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are normally a 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent (eg GPA of 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject unless otherwise specified. Additionally, a sound understanding of programme relevant core engineering principles, such as mathematics, is expected and must be demonstrated in a 2.1 or equivalent in core subject components from your Honours degree . International students with academic qualifications below those required should contact our partner institution, Glasgow International College, who offer a range of pre-Masters courses. Further information regarding academic entry requirements: student.recruitment@glasgow.ac.uk

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This Masters in Electronics & Electrical Engineering is designed for both new graduates and more established engineers. It covers a broad spectrum of specialist topics with immediate application to industrial problems, from electrical supply through systems control to high-speed electronics.

Why Glasgow?

· University of Glasgow’s Electronic and Electrical Engineering is consistently ranked amongst the top 10 in the UK and top 5 in Scotland, recently achieving 1st in Scotland and 4th in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2015).

· With a 95% overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2014, Electronic and Electrical Engineering at the School of Engineering combines both teaching excellence and a supportive learning environment.

· If you are an electronics and electrical engineering graduate wanting to improve your skills and knowledge; a graduate of another engineering discipline or physical science and you want to change field; looking for a well rounded postgraduate qualification in electronics and electrical engineering to enhance your career prospects, this programme is designed for you.

· The MSc in Electronics and Electrical Engineering includes lectures on "Nanofabrication", "Micro- and Nanotechnology", "Optical Communications" and "Microwave and Millimetre Wave Circuit Design", "Analogue CMOS circuit design", VLSI Design and CAD", all research areas undertaken in the James Watt Nanofabrication Centre.

· This programme has a September and January intake.

Programme Structure

Modes of delivery of the MSc in Electronics and Electrical Engineering include lectures, seminars and tutorials and allow students the opportunity to take part in lab, project and team work.

Courses include (six normally chosen)

· Bioelectronics

· Computer communications

· Control

· Digital signal processing

· Electrical energy systems

· Energy conversion systems

· Micro- and nano-technology

· Microwave electronic and optoelectronic devices

· Microwave and millimetre wave circuit design

· Optical communications

· Power electronics and drives

· Real-time embedded programming

· VLSI design.

If you are studying for an MSc, you will undertake a project where you will apply your newly learned skills and show to future employers that you have been working on cutting-edge projects relevant to the industry.

Projects

· To complete the MSc degree you must undertake a project worth 60 credits.

· The project will integrate subject knowledge and skills that you acquire during the MSc programme.

· The project is an important part of your MSc where you can apply your newly learned skills and show to future employers that you have been working on cutting edge projects relevant to the industry.

· You can choose a topic from a list of MSc projects in Electronics and Electrical Engineering. Alternatively, should you have your own idea for a project, department members are always open to discussion of topics.

Information for international students

IELTS 6.5 (with no subtest less than 6) iBT TOEFL 92 (with no less than 21 in Listening & writing, 22 in reading, 23 in speaking) Cambridge ESOL Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) - B minimum or Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) - C minimum

Fees and funding

UK students
£6800
International students
£18200

http://www.gla.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/electronicselectricalengineering/

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
60 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
Email
pgadmissions@glasgow.ac.uk