University of Plymouth: Electrical and Electronic Engineering

InstitutionUniversity of Plymouth View institution profile
Department School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics View department profile
Web https://www.plymouth.ac.uk
Email admissions@plymouth.ac.uk
Telephone +44 (0) 1752 585858
Study type Taught

Summary

The progress made in telecommunications and information technology allows you to benefit from greater access to entertainment, health, and commerce. A range of multimedia services underpins the growth in these areas. This programme focuses on practical and theoretical aspects of electronics and provides a solid foundation for engineering a wide range of electrical systems, such as embedded microcontrollers, renewable energy, power converters and high frequency communications.

  • Gain hands-on experience in signal processing and embedded systems programming.

  • Benefit from the industrial collaboration with British Telecommunications plc (BT) and Bombardier Transportation. Strong collaboration with BT's Goonhilly Satellite Earth Station and other companies such as Orange (France Telecom).

  • Progress in a school that has gained national and international recognition for its research in satellite communications, data storage, and digital signal processing (Research Assessment Exercise RAE 2008).

  • Develop research skills in leading edge technology. and advance with the support of our Centre for Security, Communications and Network Research.

  • Develop your knowledge in our Digital Signal Processing [DSP] laboratory, a new networks laboratory funded in part by CISCO, a separate postgraduate study room with full internet and specialist software, and a dedicated communications laboratory.

  • Explore the option of completing the programme over two years with an integral work placement year.

  • Draw on the expertise of our lecturers who are nationally and internationally recognised leading researchers. Professor Martin Tomlinson is internationally recognised for the invention of the Tomlinson-Harashima precoder – a key component of any telecommunications modem.

  • Benefit from Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) accreditation. The MSc is a significant step towards the status of Chartered Engineer (CEng) which is highly sought after in industry.

  • You are eligible to apply for an IET postgraduate scholarship. Amounts can vary between £2,500 and £10,000, tenable for one year, which are intended to reward excellence rather than alleviate financial hardship. For more information on the different scholarships available, details on how to apply and confirmed closing dates for applications, please visit the IET Awards and Scholarships.

  • Stand out from the crowd by completing an integrated placement as part of your masters degree.

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