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  • Study Type

    Full time & Part time available

  • Subject Areas

    Engineering

  • Start Date

    September

  • Course Duration

    1 year full-time; 2 years part-time; 3 years part-time

  • Course Type

    MSc

  • Course Fees

    Please visit our website for the Electronic and Electrical Engineering course fee information.

  • Last Updated

    19 July 2019

The MSc Electronic and Electrical Engineering course enables you to refine specialist skills alongside pioneering research interests at the College of Engineering. Your learning will reflect the modern demands of the electronics industry.

Accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), the Electronic and Electrical Engineering course gives you the ability to effectively plan and execute an intricate programme of work, and apply specialist knowledge in industry.

Why Electronic and Electrical Engineering at Swansea?

Electronic and Electrical Engineering at Swansea is the home of globally-renowned research experts in power electronics, telecommunications, nanotechnology and biometrics

Did you know?

We are ranked 13th in UK for Research Quality (The Times & Sunday Times University Guide 2019).

Your Electronic and Electrical Engineering experience

Over the course you will develop skills with industry-standard equipment, such as a scanning tunnelling microscope for atomic scale probing, and the hp4124 parameter analyser for power devices.

As a Electronic and Electrical Engineering student, you will have the chance to build an understanding of prototyping and production methods and components, while learning how to construct and evaluate advanced models of manufacturing techniques.

By the end of the Electronic and Electrical Engineering course you will be able to confidently differentiate, analyse and discuss product lifetime management solutions, and how they impact specific industry sectors.

Your studies will be nourished by an international community of over 500 postgraduate students and 120 research staff at the College of Engineering.

Further study support comes in the form of 24 hour access to our on-site library, advanced laboratories, a year-round programme of guest lectures, and dedicated postgraduate work rooms.

Electronic and Electrical Engineering employment opportunities

Graduates of the Electronic and Electrical Engineering MSc are well positioned for rewarding employment opportunities.

Your future could lie in any of the following roles:

  • Broadcast engineer
  • Control and instrumentation engineer
  • Electrical engineer
  • IT consultant
  • Network engineer
  • Systems analyst
  • Multimedia programmer
  • Technical author
  • Technical sales engineer

Electronic and Electrical Engineering modules

The first year of the MSc in Electronic and Electrical Engineering offers a selection of compulsory and optional 10-credit modules on subjects including power semiconductor devices, advanced power systems, optical fibre communications and nanoscale structures and devices.

Your second year is entirely dedicated to a dissertation project, worth 60 credits.

Modules on the Electronic and Electrical Engineering course may include:

  • Communication Skills for Research Engineers
  • Power Semiconductor Devices
  • Wide band-gap Semiconductors
  • Advanced Power Electronics and Drives
  • Modern Control Systems
  • Advanced Power Systems
  • Energy and Power Electronics Laboratory
  • Power Systems with Project
  • Power Generation Systems
  • Stochastic Signals and Systems
  • Digital Communications
  • Optical Fibre Communications
  • Probing at the Nanoscale
  • RF and Microwaves
  • Radio and Optical Wireless Communications
  • Optical Networks
  • Nanoscale Structures and Devices

How you're taught on the Electronic and Electrical Engineering course

The College of Engineering uses a variety of teaching methods including; taught/lecture-based, small group work, laboratory-based, project/assignment-based, use of Blackboard. Increasingly lectures are exploring the use of lecture recording, blended learning and flipped learning. 

Professional Body Accreditation

MSc Electronic and Electrical Engineering at Swansea University is accredited by The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), as further learning to Masters level for the purposes of partially meeting the educational requirement for Engineering Council registration as a Chartered Engineer.

Accreditation is a mark of assurance that the degree meets the standards set by the Engineering Council in the UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence (UK-SPEC). Study on this accredited degree in Electronic and Electrical Engineering will provide you with some of the underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills needed by Chartered Engineers. Some employers recruit preferentially from accredited degrees, and an accredited degree is likely to be recognised by many countries that are signatories to international accords.

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Visit the Electronic and Electrical Engineering MSc page on the Swansea University website for more details!

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