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The MSc in Systems Engineering is a comprehensive programme designed in collaboration with industry to meet the demands of interdependent engineered systems. With a strong focus on Model-Based Systems Engineering, the course equips graduates with the skills to tackle complex problems, devise innovative solutions, and manage the end-to-end engineering process. The curriculum covers key areas such as systems thinking, architecture, design, verification, and validation. Students also have the option to choose modules from a range of subjects, including Holistic Engineering and Innovation in Engineering. Graduates of this programme have excellent career prospects, with opportunities in industries such as energy, transport, defence, and telecommunications. Entry requirements include a 2:1 honours degree or equivalent in a relevant STEM discipline.

About the course

In an increasingly complex and interconnected world, industry and government need the transdisciplinary approach of Systems Engineering to successfully create and sustain complex technical systems in tune with their environments.

Our industrially experienced academics teach Model-Based Systems Engineering, supported by essential systems thinking skills. This is the cutting edge of Systems Engineering and is rated excellent by employers. Our graduates are equipped with the knowledge and expertise to manage end-to-end engineering of complex systems to ensure smooth and efficient delivery.

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Entry Requirements

A 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent international qualification) in a relevant science, technology, engineering or maths discipline.

Applicants with alternative qualifications or with professional experience, but qualifications slightly below this level, will also be considered.

Applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Further details are available on the International website.

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Where will I study?

Where is Loughborough University


Student Profile


Every professor/lecturer is at the forefront of their areas and ultimately drives Systems Engineering forward, which I find inspiring and exciting!

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