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MSc in Electronics


Course Description

Aim

This programme is designed as a specialised extension to the study of electronics at undergraduate level. The programme provides students with specialist expertise across a wide range of electronic subjects including microelectronics, hardware design, communications, computer design and digital hardware. The programme is normally full-time, starts at the end of September and lasts for 12 months. Electronics with Professional Internship students have the opportunity to complete an industrial placement of up to six months as part of their studies.

Programme Content

The MSc programme consists of a practical project of a research nature (60 CATS points) plus six modules (120 CATS points)
The Postgraduate Diploma programme consists of six modules (120 CATS points).

Modules for both programmes are selected from the list below:

Digital Signal Processing
Intelligent Systems and Control
High Frequency Technology and Design
Microelectronic Devices & Technology
MEMS Devices & Technology
Wireless Communications Systems
Wireless Sensor Systems

In any given year further specialist topics may be available for selection or listed topics may not be offered.

Assessment

Assessment for MSc in Electronics: Coursework and written examination in six modules, dissertation on project.
Postgraduate Diploma: Coursework and written examination in six modules.

Career Opportunities

Our graduates have found that holding a prestigious MSc qualification from one of the UK's top engineering schools has significantly enhanced their job opportunities and employment prospects.

Graduates typically find employment in a wide range of fields including with semiconductor companies, electronic equipment manufacturers, design and service providers, software houses and in other electronic engineering-based industries.

Visit the MSc in Electronics page on the Queen’s University Belfast website for more details!

Entry Requirements

Minimum of a second class Honours degree in Electrical and/or Electronic Engineering, or equivalent degree with significant electronics content.Additional Information for International StudentsApplicants for whom English is not their first language would normally require either: an IELTS score of 6.0 or a TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based), or 80 (internet-based), or 60% in the INTO English Language Exit Test or an equivalent qualification. *Taken within the last two years.

Course Fees

2015/16 Fees: Home/EU £5,060International £17,035


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