Taught course

Advanced Electrical and Electronic Engineering

University of Leicester · Department of Engineering

Entry requirements

Candidates should normally have at least a 2nd-class honours degree in a relevant subject, from a British university or its equivalent; or a qualification recognised by the university as equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

To provide a coherent selection of electrical and electronic engineering subjects to advanced level. Module combinations include Communications and Signal Processing Through Control Engineering, to Electrical Machines and Drives. The course is ideal for the engineer who wishes to follow a career in the design and implementation of electrical and electronic circuits, within the wider engineering environment.

You may, if you wish, choose to study for an MSc in Advanced Electrical and Electronic Engineering with Industry, which includes the opportunity to apply for a range of industry placements arranged by the Department.

There is also an option to take take MSc Advanced Electrical Engineering with Managment MSc, allowing you to also gain some insight into management.

This degree is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and the Institute of Measurement and Control (InstMC)*.

(* providing you take specific modules)

Information for international students

Candidates whose first language is not English and who have not previously been taught in English, must provide evidence of a satisfactory performance in an IELTS test.

Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


part time
12-48 months
full time
12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations34
Written coursework / continuous assessment33
Dissertation33 (10000 words)

Course contact details

PG Admissions
+44 (0)116 252 2265