Research course

Electrical Engineering and Electronics

University of Liverpool · Department of Electrical Engineering and Electronics

Entry requirements

The indicative entry requirement is an Honours degree in an Engineering, Physical Sciences or Computer Sciences subject at a level of 2:2 or above for taught programmes and a level of 2:1 or above for research programmes. The above criteria should be used as a guide. Each application is assessed individually to reflect students’ qualifications with respect to requirements for each individual programme. Mature students are eligible via standard University requirements which allow appropriate qualifications plus experience as an alternative to an Honours degree.

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Electronics is at the forefront of research in selected, dynamic areas of the discipline. Its postgraduate body is one of the largest in the University, encompassing world class fundamental and applied research.

Subject Overview

Join us and you'll be part of a vibrant research community that carries out internationally-leading work and publishes in the most prestigious international journals.

We organise our research into four interacting groups, each headed by a Professor. These groups are:-

  • BioMEMS, Organic and Silicon Electronics
  • Intelligence Engineering and Industrial Automation
  • Plasma and Complex Systems
  • Signal Processing and Communications

Research work is funded by the UK Research Councils, the EU and industry and we've strong links with other disciplines, including basic science, life sciences and mathematics.

Research in the department connects and contributes strongly to undergraduate teaching.

Introduction to Electrical Engineering and Electronics

Electrical Engineering and Electronics at Liverpool is at the forefront of fundamental and applied research.

You can choose from an exciting range of degree programmes. These address all of the major subject areas underpinning the new IT-based modern economy and include four full-time MScs.

These taught MSc programmes are:-

  • Information and Intelligence Engineering
  • Energy and Power Systems
  • Microelectronics and Nanotechnology
  • Microelectronic Systems and Telecommunications

There are MSc subject options relating to:-

  • Communications
  • Signal processing
  • Manufacturing
  • Intelligence engineering
  • Optoelectronics
  • Digital electronics
  • Energy and power systems
  • Micro/nano technology
  • RF/microwave engineering.

Qualification and course duration


full time
24-48 months
part time
48-84 months


part time
48-72 months
full time
12-48 months

Course contact details

PG Recruitment
+44 (0)151 794 5927