Electronic and Electrical Engineering MSc (Eng)

The following modules are available in 2023/24 for Electronic and Electrical Engineering MSc(Eng) and are examples of the modules you are likely to study. All modules are subject to change. You will study 180 credits in total.

Compulsory modules

Modern Industry Practice - 15 credits
This module aims to engage students in developing a detailed understanding of the global engineering industry and assist them with their career plans.

Programming - 15 credits
Develops competence in computer programming, using both Matlab and the C programming language.

MSc Individual Project - 60 credits
This module will require you to define an experimental research investigation or design problem, and conduct the investigation, or develop a design solution, by employing the knowledge and skills gained in both previous and current studies.

Optional modules

Power Electronics and Drives - 15 credits
This module gives students an opportunity to explore the applications of power electronics for machines and other conventional electrical systems. It provides students with the skills in analysing, designing, simulating and evaluating power converters for the control of various applications.

Electric Power Generation by Renewable Sources - 15 credits
This module provides you with knowledge of sustainable electrical power generation using renewable energy harvesting technologies, with particular emphasis on electrical solar and wind power generation.

Control Systems Design - 15 credits
This module covers the analysis and design of control systems. Gain knowledge and understanding of linear systems are developed to enable them to analytically investigate control systems and simulate them using computer tools. Students have the opportunity to design and evaluate PID and compensator-based controllers using several analytical techniques.

Wireless Communications Systems Design - 15 credits
This module provides the principles which govern the physical layer of modern wireless communications systems, including the software tools needed to design and evaluate the systems and sub-systems which form a wireless communications system.

FPGA Design for System-on-chip - 15 credits
Provides an understanding of the design principles of modern FPGA systems using Hardware Description Languages and contemporary, industry-standard design tools.

Embedded Microprocessor System Design - 15 credits
Explore the options for advanced embedded system implementation and study the operation of System-on-Chip development systems. The module provides an opportunity to develop skills in the use of contemporary design tools which support the optimization of embedded processor architectures.

Medical Electronics and E-Health - 15 credits
Provides students with a knowledge and understanding of how electronics technology is used in medical applications and healthcare, and to consider a range of possible future developments in this field.

The full list of optional modules can be read in the course catalogue.