The MSc by Research degree programme provides an introduction to scientific research, and is suitable for those candidates with a 2:1 honours degree or above from a university recognised by the University of York in:
- Electrical Engineering
- Computer Science
- Music Technology
Months of entry
January, October, July, April
The Department offers the MSc in Electronic Engineering by Research and the MSc in Music Technology by Research degree programmes.
The MSc by Research is a one year full-time programme (two years part-time) based on a research project which may be in any area of staff expertise. As a member of one of the Department’s research groups you will be supervised on a one-to-one basis by a member of academic staff. The award of the degree is made following the submission and successful examination of a thesis. Progress is monitored by a Thesis Advisory Panel.
Students undertaking the MSc by Research are also encouraged to take advanced taught courses in Electronic Engineering which might help fill gaps in their background knowledge for their research project topic. The choice of courses taken will be made together with the supervisor, at the beginning of the programme.
Information for international students
For applicants whose native language is not English, the minimum University English language requirements of IELTS 6.0 (with at least 5.5 in each of the four language components) or the equivalent are expected.
Qualification and course duration
MSc by research
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Administrator
- +44 (0) 1904 324485