University of Glasgow: Electronics and Electrical Engineering MSc

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

This Masters in Electronics & Electrical Engineering provides research informed knowledge in a broad spectrum of specialist topics with immediate application to industrial problems. These topics range from electrical supply through advanced systems control to high-speed electronics. This programme offers a flexible structure that enables both new graduates and more established engineers to tailor their learning experience to meet the needs for their future career.

**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).

If you are an Electronics and Electrical Engineering graduate wanting to improve your skills and knowledge; a graduate of another engineering discipline or physical science and you want to change field; looking for a well-rounded postgraduate qualification in electronics and electrical engineering to enhance your career prospects, this programme is designed for you.

The MSc in Electronics and Electrical Engineering includes lectures on "Nanofabrication", "Micro- and Nanotechnology", "Optical Communications" and "Microwave and Millimetre Wave Circuit Design", "Analogue CMOS circuit design", VLSI Design and CAD", all research areas undertaken in the James Watt Nanofabrication Centre.

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

**PROGRAMME STRUCTURE**

Modes of delivery of the MSc in Electronics and Electrical Engineering include lectures, seminars and tutorials and allow students the opportunity to take part in lab, project and team work.
You will undertake a project where you will apply your newly learned skills and show to future employers that you have been working on cutting-edge projects relevant to the industry.

**Courses include (six normally chosen)**
- Bioelectronics

- Computer communications

- Control

- Digital signal processing

- Electrical energy systems

- Energy conversion systems

- Micro- and nano-technology

- Microwave electronic and optoelectronic devices

- Microwave and millimetre wave circuit design

- Optical communications

- Power electronics and drives

- Real-time embedded programming

- VLSI design

- MSc project.

**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 chip design, embedded system design, telecommunications, video systems, automation and control, aerospace, software development, development of PC peripherals and FPGA programming, defence, services for the heavy industries, for example electricity generation equipment and renewables plant, etc.
Graduates of this programme have gone on to work for companies such as JP Morgan, Multi-Sense Technologies and iTeam.

MSc

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
  • 95.9% of students in employment or further study 6 …

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