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If you’re an engineering graduate, our MSc in Electrical and Electronic Engineering aims to equip you with advanced skills and knowledge in this specialist field. You’ll explore essential areas such as embedded systems, smart engineering, power and electrical machine systems, and our dedicated team will focus on preparing you for a career in this innovative industry.Course DetailsElectrical and electronic engineers are at the forefront of developing new technologies. A wide range of industries
If you’re an engineering graduate, our MSc in Electrical and Electronic Engineering aims to equip you with advanced skills and knowledge in this specialist field. You’ll explore essential areas such as embedded systems, smart engineering, power and electrical machine systems, and our dedicated team will focus on preparing you for a career in this innovative industry.
Electrical and electronic engineers are at the forefront of developing new technologies. A wide range of industries rely on innovations in the field – robotics, transportation, construction, healthcare, manufacturing, energy, communication and entertainment to name a few. The intertwining of computing and manufacturing into Industry 4.0 is ensuring a strong and growing global demand for highly skilled electrical and electronic engineers. Overall, the career opportunities for well-qualified graduates are excellent.
The University of Bolton’s MSc in Electrical and Electronic Engineering aims to build on your undergraduate degree to equip you for a specialist role in research or product design and development. We offer specific pathways in embedded system design and renewable energy technology. Our expert tutors will support as you learn to critically apply your knowledge of engineering, science and emerging technologies to investigate and solve industrial and research-related problems. We’ll focus on helping you learn to use advanced software tools for modelling, simulation and design. Your studies will also further develop your analytical problem-solving, critical communication, presentation and transferable skills. We’ll work to prepare you to play a key role in the implementation of Industry 4.0 technology in the electronics and power engineering industries, from the perspective of design and industrial applications.
Additionally, the course is designed to address all the competencies set out by the Engineering Council and UK-SPEC, and to support you to achieve Chartered Engineer (CEng) status when combined with a relevant undergraduate programme.
The University of Bolton’s MSc Electrical and Electronic Engineering offers the advanced skills and knowledge needed for a successful career in design, development and research. Electrical and electronics engineers are sought after by employers in a wide range of industries such as manufacturing, transport, communications, healthcare, power and defence. As a graduate of this course, you’ll be well prepared to enter these industries in design or development roles that have a focus on the use and implementation of Industry 4.0 standard technologies.
In addition to developing your technical knowledge and experience, completing this programme will also give you greater confidence in your transferable and personal skills. These include problem-solving, critical thinking, team working, and communication.
Normally, you should have at least a lower second class honours degree (2.2) in an engineering-related subject; for instance, BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronics Engineering, BEng (Hons) Electronics and Computing, BEng (Hons) Systems Engineering or BSc (Hons) Physics. Your application will also be considered if you have alternative equivalent qualifications with extensive relevant work experience and can demonstrate specific competence in electrical and electronic engineering. We may invite you for an interview or request a portfolio of work. We welcome your application if you hold a degree awarded by an overseas institution. The University will assess the equivalence of your qualifications.
The University of Bolton has a long history of providing high-quality education in the northwest of England. Founded in 1825, today it offers students a contemporary campus just a short distance from the town centre.
Home to 11,000 students, the University of Bolton is ranked number one in the North West for student satisfaction (Complete University Guide 2021).
Postgraduate study is a challenging, exhilarating and rewarding advancement, whether for career or personal development. A postgraduate degree from the University of Bolton helps students to get noticed by the best employers. For students that want to unlock opportunities, fast-track their career and enjoy more earning potential, postgraduate study at Bolton is ideal.