Taught course

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Institution
University of Plymouth · Faculty of Science and Engineering
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

A minimum of BSc (Hons) 2:2 for MSc in electronic engineering or related subject. Applications from physical science or professional backgrounds may be considered.

* Entry to the MRes is via initial entry to the MSc.
* Applicants with overseas qualifications can check their comparability with the UK equivalent through NARIC, who provide an advisory service.
* If your first language is not English then evidence of English proficiency is required. The level of proficiency that is required can vary with the type of programme for which you are applying.The minimum IELTS score for acceptable English proficiency for entry is normally 6.5.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The progress made in telecommunications and information technology allows you to benefit from greater access to entertainment, health, and commerce. A range of multimedia services underpins the growth in these areas. This programme focuses on practical and theoretical aspects of electronics and provides a solid foundation for engineering a wide range of electrical systems, such as embedded microcontrollers, renewable energy, power converters and high frequency communications.

  • Gain hands-on experience in signal processing and embedded systems programming.

  • Benefit from the industrial collaboration with British Telecommunications plc (BT) and Bombardier Transportation. Strong collaboration with BT's Goonhilly Satellite Earth Station and other companies such as Orange (France Telecom).

  • Progress in a school that has gained national and international recognition for its research in satellite communications, data storage, and digital signal processing (Research Assessment Exercise RAE 2008).

  • Develop research skills in leading edge technology. and advance with the support of our Centre for Security, Communications and Network Research.

  • Develop your knowledge in our Digital Signal Processing [DSP] laboratory, a new networks laboratory funded in part by CISCO, a separate postgraduate study room with full internet and specialist software, and a dedicated communications laboratory.

  • Explore the option of completing the programme over two years with an integral work placement year.

  • Draw on the expertise of our lecturers who are nationally and internationally recognised leading researchers. Professor Martin Tomlinson is internationally recognised for the invention of the Tomlinson-Harashima precoder – a key component of any telecommunications modem.

  • Benefit from Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) accreditation. The MSc is a significant step towards the status of Chartered Engineer (CEng) which is highly sought after in industry.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    12+ months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Office
Email
admissions@plymouth.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1752 585858