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Electronic and Computer Engineering MSc

Electronic and Computer Engineering MSc

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Full time | Edgbaston Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Electronic Engineering (General) Computer Science

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This Electronic and Computer Engineering Masters/MSc will develop your skills and understanding in a field that affects all aspects of business and is crucial to economic growth. Electronics is at the heart of a wide range of business and entertainment systems and is vital to the growth of the global economy.

The integration of computing and communications with interactive digital media is evident in many modern innovations that are creating a revolution in business and the life of individuals. This Electronic and Computer Engineering Masters/MSc programme is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to play a leading part in the future research, development and application of these technologies.

Electronics is at the heart of a wide range of business and entertainment systems. The integration of computing and communications with interactive digital media is evident in many modern innovations that are creating a revolution in business and the life of individuals.

The wide range of modules allows you to create a personalised study package and your individual project is an opportunity for you to develop your specialist knowledge even further. Some projects are undertaken in collaboration with companies and, in some cases, you may work on company premises investigating issues of direct concern to future product development. Example projects include wireless access systems, mobile radio for light aircraft and wearable computing.

Why study Electronic and Computer Engineering Masters/MSc at Birmingham?

  • Postgraduate study at the University of Birmingham is a chance to learn from world leaders in their fields. This guarantees you a first-class learning experience, leading to a qualification that is respected the world over and making you an attractive prospect in a very competitive job market.
  • The Department is recognised by the Research Excellence Framework (REF) for 86% of research impact ranked as world leading or internationally excellent
  • Enjoy one of the broadest portfolios and most successful track records of collaborations with industry in the country, giving you real working knowledge and valuable experience for future employment

This degree is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology. The renewal of our accreditation takes us past a 40 year unbroken record of offering professional engineering qualifications.

Students with this degree have readily found work in the past. Companies in both mature and rapidly growing economies are keen to secure professionals with specialist knowledge in the topics covered throughout this course, meaning that upon graduation your career prospects will be excellent.

Modules

Introductory Module for Computing (20 Credits) - Core
Software and Systems (20 Credits) - Core
Individual Project (60 Credits) - Core
Advanced Digital Design (20 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,900

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£23,310

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should have a 2:1 Honours degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering or a relevant subject. Industrial experience and CEng/IEng qualifications will also be taken into account. Students with a 2.2 with high grades in relevant modules will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

University information

Part of the Russell Group of UK universities, the University of Birmingham has been developing great minds, encouraging challenging debates and pushing the boundaries of innovation and excellence for over 100 years. Over 14,000 students from over 150 countries choose to study at Birmingham, meaning you will be part of a diverse and vibrant community. 40% of this student population are postgraduates. Birmingham understands that you want to...more