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Electronic and Electrical Engineering (with Professional Experience) MSc

University of Portsmouth

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    18 months

Course summary

Overview

Are you looking to get professional experience in an electronic and electrical engineering role while also qualifying with a Master's in the field?

On this Electronic and Electrical Engineering Master's course, you'll combine a professional experience module or 6-month placement with taught modules that develop your skills and understanding in electronic and electrical engineering. You'll cover areas including advanced digital signal processing, microwave and high-speed digital circuit design, electrical machines, and power system technology.

When you complete the course successfully, your Master's degree and professional experience could lead to career opportunities in industries such as telecommunications, power generation and car manufacturing.

Accredited by

This course is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). It also qualifies, under the UK Engineering Council's Standard for Professional Engineering Competence (UK-SPEC), as the further learning required to register for Incorporated (IEng) or Chartered Engineer (CEng) status.

What you'll experience

On this Master's in Electronic and Electrical Engineering, you'll:

  • Develop your knowledge and skills in electronic and electrical engineering
  • Complete a professional experience module or take part in a 6-month placement to improve your employability skills and apply what you learn in industry
  • Receive a student membership subscription to the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), paid for by the University
  • Develop an understanding of advanced digital signal processing, sensors and measurement systems
  • Advance your knowledge of microwave and high-speed digital circuit design
  • Learn about electrical machines and drive, and electrical power system technology
  • Get practical experience in our fully equipped labs such as the Analogue Lab, the Digital and Micro Lab, the DSP Lab (using MATLAB), the Microwave Lab and the Power and Machine Lab
  • Improve your transferable skills in areas such as communication, team working, research, numerical analysis, leadership, project management and enterprise
  • Experience guest lectures to understand the latest industry developments and research
  • Visit companies to get exposure to industrial activities and see how you can apply what you learn in industry
  • Take part in research and work alongside academics who are researching in the field

Careers and opportunities

This Electronic and Electrical Engineering Master's degree can significantly improve your career prospects. The course exposes you to the latest developments in the field, as well as current research taking place at the University.

Importantly, you'll get 6 months' experience of working in the industry and get to apply your learning during your placement, or you'll complete a professional experience module. This gives you an advantage over other graduates when applying for jobs in industries that need skilled engineers.

When you finish the course, our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work. You can get help, advice and support from our Careers and Employability service for up to 5 years after you leave the University as you advance in your career.

What can you do with a Master's in Electronic and Electrical Engineering?

After the course, areas you could go into include:

  • the telecommunications industry
  • power generation
  • electrical car manufacturing
  • industrial control
  • manufacturing

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 17,600per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    61st

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    44th out of 72 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    104 47%

    62nd

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    94 94%

    3rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.89 78%

    50th

    33

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