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Overview

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Our Electrical and Electronic Engineering MSc provides an opportunity for students to develop knowledge and skills in electrical and electronic engineering topics useful to industry.

Emphasis is given to project work, with a research methods and professional skills module designed to support the project work. Students will apply their knowledge and skills to both individual and group projects, as well as writing reports and presenting technical work, thus developing the project management and numerical skills sought by employers.

A range of optional modules gives students the opportunity to specialise the application focus of the course to align with their interests. Our laboratories are equipped with hardware and software to support the different teaching activities in electrical and electronic engineering.

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Modules

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The MSc degree (totalling 180 credits) comprises:

  • Eight taught modules (15 credits each)
  • Individual project (60 credits)

Core modules

Optional core modules (Choose 1)

Students are required to study one of the following two modules:

Optional modules (choose 5)

Students are required to study at least two of the following optional modules:

Students are required to study at least one of the following optional modules:

*Optional module lists are subject to change each year to keep the student learning experience current and up to date. We recommend that you check this webpage again in future for the most up-to-date information.

Individual research project (ES97NLink opens in a new window)

The individual research project gives you the opportunity to demonstrate that you have independently contributed primary data and/or a new analysis of secondary data, within your chosen advanced research topic.

Projects will be highly variable in nature to reflect the range of topics within the programmes of study but all will provide you with an opportunity to achieve the learning outcomes. Thus, projects may entail experimentation, modelling, analysis and literary survey skills to develop advanced skills in the discovery and occasionally creation of new knowledge. The module also offers the chance for you to pursue curiosity driven work guided by an academic supervisor.

Please note that the detailed module information available via the hyperlink is applicable for the current academic year (2022-23).

Given the interval between the publication of courses and enrolment, some of the information may change. It is important to check our central website before you apply. Please read our terms and conditions to find out more.

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How to apply

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Requirements

In order to come to Warwick you need to hold an unconditional offer. All applicants must satisfy the general postgraduate admissions requirements and also those of the course which they wish to pursue.

    • A minimum 2:i undergraduate UK Honours degree or equivalent international qualification, in an engineering, physical sciences or mathematical subject
      • You can see how your current degree score or GPA equates to the British system on the International Office's equivalent scores tableLink opens in a new window.
      • We are willing to consider applications from students with lower qualifications on a case-by-case basis, particularly when the applicant can evidence relevant employment, practical experience or strong performance in undergraduate modules related to their proposed postgraduate course of study
      • To ensure you have the essential foundations for the course, and depending on your overall academic profile, we may require you to take a mathematical skills test
    • Two academic references. You should nominate referees who can provide an informed view of your academic ability and suitability for your chosen programme of study.
    • English Language Qualification: If your first language is not English you will be expected to obtain one of the following recognised English Language qualifications:
      • IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.5 with no component less than 6.0
      • TOEFL (iBT): Overall score of 92 with minimum components; Reading 22, Listening 21, Speaking 23, Writing 21
      • Other tests are accepted, click hereLink opens in a new window for details of Band A scores.

    How to apply

    Applications for 2023 entry will open in October 2022. More information about the application process is available on the University websiteLink opens in a new window.

    Application Form Course Details:
    Department: School of Engineering
    Type of course: Postgraduate Taught
    Degree: Electrical and Electronic Engineering (MSc)
    Course Code: H644

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    Accreditation

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    Our MSc Electrical and Electronic Engineering is a new course for 2023-24. Universities are not able to apply for accreditation until the first year group of students have graduated.

    We intend to apply for accreditation by the IET. Once accreditation has been awarded it will be backdated for those students who have already completed the course.

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    Fees & funding

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    There are two main costs for students undertaking postgraduate study - academic fees and living expenses.

    Tuition fees

    Tuition fees are payable for each year of your course at the start of the academic year, or at the start of your course, if later. For details of the fees and how to pay, please review the Warwick Student Finance pagesLink opens in a new window - type Electrical and Electronic Engineering in the search box.

    Living expenses

    As well as tuition fees, students should budget for accommodation, food, books and other general expenditure such as clothes or leisure. Living costs will depend upon your lifestyle and spending patterns.

    International students must be able to prove they have the necessary funds to cover these expenses. For more information on all costs see living expensesLink opens in a new window.

    Scholarships

    The School of Engineering offer scholarshipsLink opens in a new window throughout the year, check the page regularly for the latest funding opportunities.

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    Research

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    Research

    Our position as a general engineering department strengthens our capabilities, enabling multi-disciplinary, collaborative research.

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    Electrical and Electronic Engineering

    Power, sustainability and improved communications are at the heart of our Electrical and Electronic stream. Key areas of research include: artificial olfaction (or 'electronic nose'); electrical energy conversion; grid-scale energy storage; nanoscale communications; and quantum devices.

    Connected Systems

    Electrical Power

    Sensors and Devices