University of Glasgow: Electronics and Electrical Engineering and Management
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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.
The University of Glasgow has been delivering world-class engineering education and research since 1840.
Electronic and Electrical Engineering at Glasgow is ranked 5th in the UK and 1st in Scotland (Complete University Guide 2020).
- 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.
- The School of Engineering has an Athena Swan Bronze Award, demonstrating the school’s commitment to supporting women in scientific studies and careers, and to improving the working environment for all.
- This programme has a September and January intake*.
*For suitably qualified candidates.
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.
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.
- Contemporary issues in human resource management
- Managing creativity and innovation
- Managing innovative change
- Marketing management
- Operations management
- Project management.
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.
- INTEGRATED SYSTEMS DESIGN PROJECT M
Optional courses include:
- ELECTRICAL ENERGY SYSTEMS M
- ENERGY CONVERSION SYSTEMS M
- MICRO & NANO TECHNOLOGY
- MICROWAVE AND MILLIMETRE WAVE CIRCUIT DESIGN
- OPTICAL COMMUNICATIONS
- REAL TIME EMBEDDED PROGRAMMING
Project or dissertation
- MSC PROJECT or DISSERTATION
You will undertake an individual project or dissertation work in the summer period (May - August). This will give you an opportunity to apply and consolidate your newly learned skills and show to future employers that you have been working on cutting edge projects relevant to the industry. Project and dissertation options are closely linked to staff research interests. September entry students have a choice of management dissertation topics in addition to electronics and electrical engineering projects, and January entry students have a choice of electronics and electrical engineering projects.
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.
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.
- 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
- 95.9% of students in employment or further study 6 …
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