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Electronic Engineering MSc/PG Dip/PG Cert

UK

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What will I learn?

Overview

Designed to address skills gaps in this innovative industry, our MSc will help maximise your employability. Industry-relevant course content, placement opportunities and teaching from research-active staff mean our graduates are well-equipped for a range of roles.

You will grow your skills across core electronic engineering disciplines, by taking modules such as Digital Signal Processing, Power Electronics and Embedded Systems. You will further enhance your employability by studying Engineering Business Environment, a module that considers the opportunities and threats to business arising from environmental policy, legislation and societal change. In your final semester, you will be supported by our academics and technicians with your individual project, a substantial piece of work focused on your specific research interests.

You will be taught by staff who are carrying out research in areas including emerging memory devices, growth nano-structures and communications cabling. This means you will develop a thorough and up-to-date understanding of the context of electronic engineering in the 21st century.

Our graduates are working as engineers in roles including control systems and embedded systems, engineering electronics design and biomedical monitoring. Opportunities also exist for further academic study towards a doctorate degree and a career in research.

Key features

  • Accredited by the IET, ensuring that you will develop the appropriate skills and knowledge for an engineering career and professional registration.
  • Boost your skills in our professional laboratories and workshops, including facilities for general electronics and assembly, digital electronics and microprocessor engineering, power electronics, control systems and communications engineering.
  • Learn through a mixture of lectures, tutorials and laboratory sessions, ensuring a good balance between theoretical knowledge and practical abilities.
  • Benefit from experienced research-based teaching staff, including those from DMU’s dedicated Centre for Electronic and Communications Engineering, which offers engineering solutions and multimedia techniques for electronics, communications, healthcare and entertainment.
  • Meet like-minded people and get hands-on experience by joining our student engineering societies, including the Electronics Club, a structured social and educational club where students from across the faculty work on practical electronics projects.
  • Boost your career prospects through an optional one-year placement, where you can build your network and gain industrial experience in your area of interest. Previous Engineering students have undertaken placement roles with companies including Rolls Royce and Airbus.

Which department am I in?

De Montfort University

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£15,600.00 (US$ 18,819) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

Expected January, September 2023

Venue

De Montfort University

The Gateway,

Leicester,

Leicestershire,

LE1 9BH, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students should have a Bachelor’s degree with GPA 2.8 for courses requiring a 2:2 classification, and GPA 3.2 for courses requiring a 2:1 classification. Some courses have additional entry criteria such as a portfolio, work experience or require you to have a degree in a related field. IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component or equivalent.

For international students

You should have the equivalent of a British Honours degree (2:2 minimum) in a relevant subject. We are happy to consider equivalent qualifications from anywhere in the world. If English is not your first language an IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent when you start the course is essential.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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