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MRes Electronic Systems

Course Description

This technical master's course will develop your research skills in electronic systems, enriching your prior learning and giving you the tools to succeed in your chosen specialism. The structure of this course allows you to choose modules and combine material from any of our taught master's courses in the School of Science and Technology and deliver an extended research project over a one-year period.

How will I study?

Terms one – three: Three taught modules
Terms two – four: Research project

You will study the core research modules that form the main basis of the programme (140 CP) plus an additional 40 CP from the optional modules of your choice. To achieve an MRes at the end of the course you need to complete a total of 180 credit points (CP).

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You will undertake a Research Methods module at the beginning of this course, which is designed to develop knowledge, skills and experience that will provide you with a firm foundation for your main research project. You then have the option to choose two further modules in order to develop specific technical knowledge relating to your research project. These can be selected from the full range of modules delivered across our computing and technology taught Master's courses.

Core modules

- Research Methods - 20 CP
- Research Project - 120 CP

Optional modules:

- 3D Games Algorithms
- Advanced Software Engineering
- Artificial Intelligence
- Business Operations and Simulation
- Computer Architecture
- Computing Systems
- Design Project
- Digital 3D
- Enterprise Computing and Systems Management
- Entrepreneurial Leadership and Games Prototyping
- Global Business Management
- Internet Development and Programming
- Multimedia Applications and Computer Aided Learning
- Software Engineering and Application Design
- Software Project Management
- Wireless Communications and Mobile Networking


Register here: https://www.ntu.ac.uk/university-life-and-nottingham/open-days/find-your-open-day/science-and-technology-postgraduate-and-professional-open-event2.

The course is a part of the School of Science and Technology (http://www.ntu.ac.uk/sat) which has first-class facilities (http://www.ntu.ac.uk/sat/facilities).

Visit the MRes Electronic Systems page on the Nottingham Trent University website for more details!

Student Profiles

2017 School of Science and Technology UK/EU bursaries - 3 Awards

The DEADLINE TO APPLY is:-Friday 25 November 2016Whether you are a UK, EU or International student we have a variety of scholarships and bursaries available to you.Click on the link under Further Information to find out more details.

Value of Scholarship(s)



UK/EU applicants to any MSc or MRes course in the School of Science and Technology (excluding MSc Biomedical Science by Flexible Learning).

Application Procedure

Application form can be found at https://www4.ntu.ac.uk/sat/document_uploads/184643.doc

Further Information


Entry Requirements

A UK honours degree (minimum 2.1) or equivalent in a related discipline such as electronics or physics. Applications are also invited from mature students with non-traditional qualifications

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