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Electrical and Electronic Engineering MSc 2017/18 entry

Course code:

ECT083

Study options:

1 year full-time, 2-3 years part-time

Location:

Coventry University

Starting:

September 2017
January 2018
May 2018

Fees:

Jan 2017 - £12,068, May 2017 - £12,068, Sept 2017 - £14,311

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Faculty:

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For questions regarding study and admissions please contact us:


+44 (0) 24 7765 2152


Overview

This Electrical and Electronic Engineering MSc aims to further develop students' knowledge of and expertise in specialist engineering subjects associated with the main application areas of electrical and electronic engineering. Particular prominence is given to electrical power systems and machines, robotics and sensors, digital systems incorporating VHDL and signal processing.

An emphasis on applied technical work will strengthen the engineering development skills of students from an academic background.

Why Coventry University?

An award-winning university, we are committed to providing our students with the best possible experience. We continue to invest in both our facilities and our innovative approach to education. Our students benefit from industry-relevant teaching, and resources and support designed to help them succeed. These range from our modern library and computing facilities to dedicated careers advice and our impressive Students’ Union activities.

Global ready

An international outlook, with global opportunities

Employability

Career-ready graduates, with the skills to succeed

Student experience

All the support you need, in a top student city

Modules

Overview

The work carried out on this course will provide the demonstrable expertise necessary to help secure professional level employment in related industries. The topic areas also provide opportunities for interaction with the Faculty’s Research Centres who will source some of the individual projects for the programme.

The MSc in Electrical and Electronic Engineering curriculum consists of a fixed menu of study and a substantial MSc project. Successful completion of all elements leads to the award of MSc in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. Completion of the taught modules without a project leads to the award of a Postgraduate Diploma.

Modules

  • Semester 1

    • Digital System Design with VHDL
    • Electrical Machines and Drives
    • Power Systems
    • Digital Signal and Image Processing
    • Robotics: Kinematics, Dynamics and Applications
    • Measurement and Sensor Technology
    • Microprocessor Applications
    • Renewable Energy and Smart Grid
  • Semester 2

    • Individual Project

    Typical project titles include:

    • Embedded network interface development for measurement instruments;
    • Wireless sensors for industrial thermocouple temperature monitoring;
    • Power system network simulation;
    • Wind turbine generator simulation

In more detail...

  • Personal tutor support throughout the postgraduate study.
  • The programme is delivered by a specialist team of academics;
  • Access to state-of-the-art studio, laboratory and computing facilities within the new Engineering and Computing building.
  • Excellent links with a number of industrial organisations enable access to the latest technology and real-world applications.
  • Electrical and electronic research carried out in the Faculty is recognised as 5% World-leading, 45% Internationally Excellent, 25% International, 25% National (RAE 2008).

Global ready

Did you know we help more students travel internationally than any other UK university according to data from the experts in higher education data and analysis, HESA?

In 2014/15, we were able to provide a total of 2,264 student experiences abroad that lasted at least five days, 73% of which were our own organised trips for undergraduates and 27% from postgraduate travel. Plus, we've been able to help more than 5,000 students spend time in other countries, from America to China, India and beyond.

Much of this travel is made possible through our Global Leaders Programme, which enables students to prepare for the challenges of the global employment market, as well as strengthening and developing their broader personal and professional skills.

Explore our international experiences

1st for

international experiences

Sending more students overseas than any other UK uni (HESA)


2,264

Student experiences

The number of student trips abroad for at least 5 days in 2014/15



12,000

and counting

The number of students we’ve helped travel internationally so far

21

global programmes

As well as trips, we offer other opportunities like language courses


Entry Requirements

The normal entry route to the course will be through an honours degree in electrical and/or electronic engineering or a related subject area. Applicants offering equivalent professional qualifications and experience will be considered on merit.

The normal entry route to the course will be through an honours degree in electrical and/or electronic engineering or a related subject area. Applicants offering equivalent professional qualifications and experience will be considered on merit.

English as a Foreign Language: This course requires IELTS 6.5. Pre-Sessional English is available if required.

Our International Student Hub offers information on entry requirements for your country, as well as contact details for agents and representatives should you need more advice.

More detail

The normal entry route to the course will be through an honours degree in electrical and/or electronic engineering or a related subject area. Applicants offering equivalent professional qualifications and experience will be considered on merit.

English as a Foreign Language: This course requires IELTS 6.5. Pre-Sessional English is available if required.

Our International Student Hub offers information on entry requirements for your country, as well as contact details for agents and representatives should you need more advice.

More detail

Tuition Fees

We pride ourselves on offering competitive tuition fees which we review on an annual basis and offer a wide range of scholarships to support students with their studies. Course fees are calculated on the basis of what it costs to teach each course and we aim for total financial transparency.

Starts

Fee


September 2017

January 2017 start - £6,930 | May 2017 start - £6,930 | September 2017 start - £7,374 (per year)


January 2018

January 2017 start - £6,930 | May 2017 start - £6,930 | September 2017 start - £7,374 (per year)


May 2018

January 2017 start - £6,930 | May 2017 start - £6,930 | September 2017 start - £7,374 (per year)


Scholarships

If you're a truly outstanding undergraduate candidate we may be able to offer you a Coventry University Scholarship. Coventry University Scholarships are awarded to recognise truly exceptional sports achievement and academic excellence.

Starts

Fee


September 2017

January 2017 start - £6,930 | May 2017 start - £6,930 | September 2017 start - £7,374 (per year)


January 2018

January 2017 start - £6,930 | May 2017 start - £6,930 | September 2017 start - £7,374 (per year)


May 2018

January 2017 start - £6,930 | May 2017 start - £6,930 | September 2017 start - £7,374 (per year)


Scholarships

For the September 2017 and January 2018 intakes, we're investing £1 million into scholarships for high achieving and enterprising students.

Our scholarships are worth up to £10,000 and every student that applies will be considered. Fulfil your potential this academic year with Coventry University!

Starts

Fee


September 2017

Jan 2017 - £12,068, May 2017 - £12,068, Sept 2017 - £14,311 (per year)


January 2018

Jan 2017 - £12,068, May 2017 - £12,068, Sept 2017 - £14,311 (per year)


May 2018

Jan 2017 - £12,068, May 2017 - £12,068, Sept 2017 - £14,311 (per year)


Scholarships

For the September 2017 and January 2018 intakes, we're investing £1 million into scholarships for high achieving and enterprising students.

Our scholarships are worth up to £10,000 and every student that applies will be considered. Fulfil your potential this academic year with Coventry University!

Career prospects

The specialist topics studied on the programme will prepare you for work in specialist companies involved with electrical and electronic engineering. There are also many roles in related industries that rely on the technology.

Possible destinations include:

  • electrical power supply generation and distribution including renewables
  • transport and industrial equipment manufacturers employing electrical drives; electrical vehicles are anticipated to create an increased demand in this area
  • industrial measurement and monitoring systems
  • robotics and associated activities
  • microelectronic applications.

Opportunities also exist to complete a PhD research degree upon completion of the master’s course.

Electrical and electronic technology is now indispensible for modern life. We rely on electricity for the reliable supply of essential energy to our homes and businesses. Electronics is at the heart of products enabling our transport and communication systems.

Disclaimer

By accepting your offer of a place with us, a Student Contract (“the Contract”) will be formed between you and the University. The Contract will detail all of your rights and also the obligations you will be bound by during your time as a student and will also contain all of the obligations that the University owes to you.  We would encourage you to read the Student Contract before you accept any offer of a place at the University. A copy of the Contract can be found here.