Advanced Electrical and Electronic Engineering MSc, 12-28 months, full-time

Course information

UK/EU fee £8,190

International fee £20,825

Taught by School of Engineering

Advance your learning and you’ll advance your electrical and electronic engineering job prospects. For a complex field, it’s a simple solution. You’ll cover everything from communications and signal processing through to control engineering.

Course description

Course description

The September 2021 intake for this course is full. Applications for January 2022 are not currently available. 

This degree will provide you with 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.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

Good second class honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject such as Electrical/Electronic Engineering.

English Language Requirements

IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. If your first language is not English, you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. If you do not yet meet our requirements, our English Language Teaching Unit (ELTU) offers a range of courses to help you to improve your English to the necessary standard.

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Fees and funding

Fees and funding

UK and EU Students

This is the total course fee.

Starting in September 2021 or January 2022

  • MSc: £8,190
  • MSc with Industry: £9,420

If you are resident outside the UK and the Republic of Ireland, you will need to pay a deposit of £2,000 to secure your place. This will be subtracted from your total tuition fee.

Find out more about scholarships and funding.

Did you know you can apply for a Government Postgraduate Loan? Find out if you’re eligible.

International Students

This is the total course fee.

Starting in September 2021 or January 2022

  • MSc: £20,825
  • MSc with Industry: £23,950

You will need to pay a deposit of £2,000 to secure your place. This will be subtracted from your total tuition fee.

Find out more about scholarships and funding.

Accreditation

Accreditation

Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and the Institute of Measurement and Control (InstMC).

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Careers and employability

Careers and employability

You have the option of choosing to study this course ‘with industry’ in which a paid industrial placement forms part of your course, including your overall assessment through reflective learning. Whether or not you opt for the ‘with industry’ variant of the course, it is designed to give you the tools to work towards a career in a wide variety of fields in the engineering and technical industries.

The University’s Career Development Service is here to help you, throughout your academic journey. They can offer advice on interviews, CVs, work experience, volunteering etc. From the day you start through to graduation and beyond they will always be there to guide you towards your professional goals.

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Course structure

Modules

Modules

Core modules

Plus your Individual Project

Option modules

Choose three option modules from:

Then choose four option modules from:

Modules shown represent choices available to current students. The range of modules available and the content of any individual module may change in future years.

Project

Project

After completing all the modules, you will apply the knowledge you have gained throughout the course to solving an engineering problem at a professional level. You will define the nature of the problem and draw up plans for tackling it, presented as a formal proposal (including a financial costing). Your project supervisor will meet regularly with you for feedback on the project.

Modules shown represent choices available to current students. The range of modules available and the content of any individual module may change in future years.

Industry placement (optional)

Industry placement (optional)

Studying a 'with industry' masters degree is the perfect way for you to enhance your career prospects and deepen your understanding of your specific area of expertise. By experiencing real-world scenarios and applying your skills and knowledge to business challenges, you will gain a unique insight into how your studies can be utilised in industry. This will not only showcase your abilities to future employers, but will also enhance your studies when you return to University to complete your programme.

Modules shown represent choices available to current students. The range of modules available and the content of any individual module may change in future years.

Why Leicester?

The School of Engineering operates an Open Door policy meaning you can access support when you need it.

Our practical modules enable you to gain skills in state-of-the-art engineering and the latest technologies.

The School is internationally renowned for quality research and excellent teaching, and has links with many of the world's major engineering companies.

The School of Engineering has around 600 undergraduates, 100 postgraduates and researchers, 30 academic staff and a similar number of support staff.

Teaching and learning

Teaching methods include lectures and seminars supported by practical and lab work. Assessment is a mix of open and closed exams and continuous assessment. Your dissertation will be assessed separately.

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