University of Glasgow: Electronics and Electrical Engineering

InstitutionUniversity of Glasgow View institution profile
Department School of Engineering
Web www.glasgow.ac.uk/
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.

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).

  • 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.
  • The school 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.

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.

Core courses

  • INTEGRATED SYSTEMS DESIGN PROJECT M
  • MSC PROJECT

Optional courses include:

  • ACOUSTICS AND AUDIO TECHNOLOGY 4
  • BIOSENSORS AND DIAGNOSTICS M
  • CONTROL M
  • DIGITAL COMMUNICATION 4
  • DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING
  • ELECTRICAL ENERGY SYSTEMS M
  • ENERGY CONVERSION SYSTEMS M
  • LASERS AND INTEGRATED OPTICS M
  • MICRO & NANO TECHNOLOGY
  • MICROWAVE AND MILLIMETRE WAVE CIRCUIT DESIGN
  • [[[ENG5261]]]
  • OPTICAL COMMUNICATIONS
  • POWER ELECTRONICS AND DRIVES M
  • REAL TIME EMBEDDED PROGRAMMING
  • ROBOTICS 4
  • VLSI DESIGN M

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.

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

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