A Masters in Electrical Engineering is often an in-depth education on one part of Electrical Engineering.
There are several research opportunities available within the field of Electrical Engineering and other courses leading to a career as a Chartered Engineer.
Here’s our selection of 10 of the best Electrical Engineering Masters Degree Courses in the UK and Europe*.
Cost: CHF 649 per semester for all students.
What You Will Study: Specialisation areas at ETH Zurich in Switzerland include: Energy and Power Electronics, Computers and Networks, Signal Processing and Machine Learning, and Communications. Students take 2 years while studying full time to complete the course and there is an optional internship as well. The course is taught in English.
Cost: £8,589 per year for UK and EU students / £ 30,810 per year for international students.
What You Will Study: An MPhil is the first part of a PhD and usually take 1 or 2 years to complete studying full time. Research areas on the MPhil in Engineering at the University of Cambridge include Photonics, Electrical Power and Energy Conversion, and Solid-State Electronics and Nanoscale Science.
Cost: £13,250 for UK and EU students / £31,250 for international students.
What You Will Study: This course at Imperial College London is recognised by the UK's Institution of Engineering and Technology and is part of the training to become a Chartered Engineer. It is studied on a full-time basis and takes 1 year to complete.
Cost: £7,665 per year for UK and EU students / £23,950 per year for international students.
What You Will Study: This is a full-time Masters by Research at the University of Oxford and takes 2 years to complete. Students can research into many areas of Electrical Engineering including Soft Matter Photonics, Microelectronic circuits and systems, and Communications Engineering.
Cost: No fees for Swedish or EU students / SEK 310,000 total cost for the whole course for international students.
What You Will Study: The subject areas at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden include modelling of electrotechnical equipment, electric power systems and markets, and power electronics and drives. Students complete the course in 2 years with full-time study and it is taught in English.
Cost: €129.40 per semester for all students.
What You Will Study: The MSc in Power Engineering at Technical University Munich in Germany is conducted in English and takes 2 years to finish with full-time study. Students cover all areas of electrical power generation and management.
Cost: Between €895.20 and €3,898.20 per year for Italian and EU students / €3,898.20 per year for international students.
What You Will Study: There are 2 specialisations at the Politecnico di Milano in Italy – these are Renewable Sources, Transport, Design and Automation or Smart Grids. The course is conducted in English and is completed on a full-time basis in 2 years.
Cost: €2,083 per year for Dutch and EU students / €18,750 per year for international students.
What You Will Study: This is a 2-year course at Delft in the Netherlands that is taught in English and is studied full time. Specialisation areas include Microelectronics, Signals and Systems, and Electrical Power Engineering.
Cost: €225 per semester for all students.
What You Will Study: Some of the areas of focus for this MSc in Electrical Engineering in the Germany-based university include Systems and Automation, Micro and Nano-electronics, and Electrical Power Engineering. The course is studied on a full-time basis and takes 2 years to complete. It is taught in English.
Cost: £10,500 for UK and EU students / £24,500 for international students.
What You Will Study: This is a full-time MSc at the University of Manchester and it takes 1 year to complete. Modules include Electrical Energy Systems, Smart Grids and Sustainable Electricity Systems, and Power System Operation and Economics.