University of Glasgow: Electronics and Electrical Engineering and Management

InstitutionUniversity of Glasgow View institution profile
Department School of Engineering
Web www.glasgow.ac.uk/
Email pgadmissions@glasgow.ac.uk
Telephone 0141 330 4515
Study type Taught

Summary

The Masters in Electronics & Electrical Engineering & Management introduces you to contemporary business and management issues while increasing your depth of knowledge in your chosen speciality of electronics and electrical engineering.

**Contact: pgadmissions@glasgow.ac.uk
January or September start
MSc: 12 months full-time**

**WHY THIS PROGRAMME**

The University of Glasgow has been delivering world-class engineering education and research since 1840.

Electronic and Electrical Engineering at Glasgow is consistently highly ranked recently achieving 1st in Scotland and 5th in the UK (Complete University Guide 2019).

You will be taught jointly by staff from the School of Engineering and the Adam Smith Business School. You will benefit from their combined resources and expertise and from an industry-focused curriculum.

If you have an engineering background, but with little management experience and are wanting to develop your knowledge of management while also furthering your knowledge of electronics and electrical engineering, this programme is designed for you.

You will gain first-hand experience of managing an engineering project through the integrated system design module, allowing development of skills in project management, quality management and accountancy.

You will benefit from access to our outstanding laboratory facilities and interaction with staff at the forefront of research in electronics and electrical engineering.

This programme has a September and January intake*.
*For suitably qualified candidates.

**PROGRAMME STRUCTURE**
There are two semesters of taught material and a summer session working on a project or dissertation. September entry students start with management courses and January entry students with engineering courses.

**Semester 1**
You will be based in the Adam Smith Business School, developing knowledge and skills of management principles and techniques. We offer an applied approach, with an emphasis on an informed critical evaluation of information, and the subsequent application of concepts and tools to the core areas of business and management.

**Core courses**
- Contemporary issues in human resource management

- Managing creativity and innovation

- Managing innovative change

- Marketing management

- Operations management

- Project management.

**Semester 2**
You will study engineering courses, which aim to enhance your group working and project management capability at the same time as improving your depth of knowledge in chosen electronics and electrical engineering subjects.
**Core course**
- Integrated systems design project

**Optional courses (a choice of two)**
- Computer communications

- Electrical energy systems

- Micro- and nano-technology

- Microwave and millimetre wave circuit design

- Microwave electronic and optoelectronic devices

- Optical communications

- Real-time embedded programming.

**Project or dissertation**
You will undertake an individual project or dissertation work in the summer period (May - August).

**Programme alteration or discontinuation**
The University of Glasgow endeavours to run all programmes as advertised. In exceptional circumstances, however, the University may withdraw or alter a programme. For more information, please see: Student contract.
www.gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/senateoffice/studentcontract/

**CAREER PROSPECTS**
Career opportunities include software development, chip design, embedded system design, telecommunications, video systems, automation and control, aerospace, development of PC peripherals and FPGA programming, defence, services for the heavy industries, for example electricity generation equipment and renewables plant, etc.
Graduates have gone on to work for companies such as TOTAL and OSCO SDN BHD.

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University of Glasgow


The University of Glasgow is one of the UK’s most prestigious seats of learning, and the fourth oldest university in the English speaking world. Established in 1451 and recognised for its world-changing research and teaching, the University has inspired thinkers from eminent scientist Lord Kelvin and the father of economics Adam Smith, to Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. 

Rankings

The University:

  • is ranked 67th in the world in the QS World University Rankings 2020
  • is in the top 100 in the world: Times Higher World University Rankings 2020
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