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University of Portsmouth: Electronic and Electrical Engineering

Institution University of Portsmouth
Department Faculty of Technology
Telephone 023 9284 5566
Study type Taught



Master the key elements of contemporary electronic and electrical engineering with this accredited MSc Electronic and Electrical Engineering course. You'll design and implement electronic systems, work with the practical application of current technology, and upgrade your skills to meet the needs of more ambitious roles in your industry.

You'll learn about key topics in electronic and electrical engineering, such as microwave and wireless technology, and the practical application and design aspects of electronic systems, on a course designed to meet a skills shortage in the sector. You'll graduate in an excellent position to pursue roles from product design to aerospace engineering.

You can start this course in September or January (full time only in January).

Accredited by: The MSc Electronic and Electrical Engineering degree course is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). This MSc also qualifies, under the UK Engineering Council's Standard for Professional Engineering Competence (UK-SPEC), as the further learning required to register for Incorporated (IEng) or Chartered Engineer (CEng) status.

What you'll experience

On this course you'll:

  • Follow a programme that is recognised by European and UK accrediting bodies, and is designed to shape your skills to the needs of the electronic and electrical engineering sector

  • Learn more about the practical design and application of your electronic and electrical engineering study, using professional-standard tools, simulation software and laboratory equipment

  • Plan and complete a final project in your area of interest, using any relevant lab or computer suite in the School of Energy and Electronic Engineering to deliver a significant, in-depth piece of analysis or design

  • Explore key industry themes, such as Electrical Power Systems Technology, Advanced DSP Techniques, Electrical Machines and Drives, and Sensors and Measurement Systems

Careers and opportunities

Because electronic and electrical engineering skills are in demand, you'll be in a strong position to secure employment when you graduate from the course.

Career opportunities include:

  • Electronics engineer

  • Product design engineer

  • Aerospace engineer

  • Application engineer

  • Design

  • Research and development

  • Product manufacture

  • Project management


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