MSc Electronics Engineering (18-month route)

Why choose Herts?

  • Employment Prospects: Our graduates work as Electronics Engineers and Systems Engineers for organisations including MBDA, Centrica, ABB, and Leonardo.
  • Industry-Focused Content: You will explore innovative technologies including 5G and IoT and develop industry-required skills to use Microprocessor, DSP and FPGA technology.
  • Industry Connections: Benefit from our strong electrical engineering employer links with organisations including Imagination Technologies, Samsung, and BAE who support our students with careers fairs and guest lectures.

About the course

This course develops students’ in-depth knowledge and skills of a broad range of Electronics Engineering. It builds strong design skills for the seamless integration of software and hardware for sustainable and smart applications using Microprocessor/DSP/FPGA technology.

Students will cover a selection of subjects such as Smart Embedded Systems Engineering and Mixed mode and VLSI Technologies alongside cohort taught subjects to develop their management skills and their employability.

The successful postgraduates of the course will acquire the knowledge and understanding, intellectual, practical and transferable skills necessary for the analysis and synthesis of problems in engineering and manufacturing through a combination of experimental, simulation, research methods and case studies. They can expect to gain work in a range of disciplines within a variety of industries from specialist technical roles to positions of management responsibility.

Why choose this course?

  • Students who undertake this course will gain broad knowledge and understanding of the recent advancements in Electronics Engineering.
  • Students who wants to develop their knowledge and understanding in embedded intelligent systems with coverage of artificial intelligence, sustainability and smart system engineering.
  • Supported by the School which has over 25 years' experience of teaching electronic engineering and has established an excellent international reputation in this field.
  • We offer extensive lab facilities for engineering students, including the latest software packages.

What will I study?

Our enthusiastic staff is always looking for new ways to enhance your learning experience and over recent years, we have won national awards for our innovative teaching ideas. In addition, our staff are active in research and useful elements of it are reflected on the learning experience.

The Department of Engineering and Computer Science has a reputation for innovation in teaching and learning, where nearly all MSc modules are delivered through a combination of traditional face-to-face teaching and backup tutorial's using the University's StudyNet web based facility. StudyNet allows students to access electronic teaching and learning resources, and conduct electronic discussions with staff and other students.

A heavy emphasis is placed on theory and practice, and the School has a policy of using industrial standard software wherever possible. 

  • Level 7
    Module Credits Compulsory/optional
    Advanced Reconfigurable Systems and Applications 15 Credits Compulsory
    Mixed Mode and VLSI Technologies 15 Credits Compulsory
    Embedded Control Systems 15 Credits Compulsory
    Digital Mobile Communication Systems 15 Credits Compulsory
    Sustainable Business of Engineering 15 Credits Compulsory
    MSc Individual Project (E) 60 Credits Compulsory
    Smart Embedded Systems Engineering 15 Credits Compulsory
    Digital Signal Processing and Applications 15 Credits Compulsory
    Artificial Intelligence 15 Credits Compulsory
  • Further course information

    Course fact sheets
    MSc Electronics Engineering (18-month route) Download
    Programme specifications
    MSc Electronics Engineering Download
    Additional information

    Sandwich placement or study abroad year

    n/a

    Applications open to international and EU students

    Yes

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