Postgraduate Open Evening - 6 March

Book now

Postgraduate Open Evening - 6 March

Book now

Postgraduate courses 2024/25

Electrical and Electronic Engineering, MSc

Build on your knowledge and develop new skills for industry with this IET-accredited Master’s in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

For those with previous knowledge of electrical and electronic engineering, this MSc Electrical and Electronic Engineering course provides the advanced knowledge and skills to develop professional engineers. Our students develop insight into industrial applications and requirements as well as management issues relating to engineering businesses. You'll also gain comprehensive knowledge of leading-edge ICT tools and techniques with the help of our world-class engineering laboratories.

You can pursue your specialist interests through the project element of the course. Many of the projects undertaken by our students reflect the key research interests of the faculty, such as embedded systems, electronic manufacturing and control and instrumentation. Projects can also be derived from our links with industry.

Open to UK applications for September and January. This course is now closed to new International applications for September. International applicants can apply for January.

School

Engineering

Location

Medway Campus

Duration

  • 1 years full-time
  • 2 years part-time

Start month

September; January

Home/international fees 2024/25

£11,000 /£17,450

What you should know about this course

  • You study at our Medway Campus in Kent and benefit from our world-class specialist and integrated engineering laboratories.
  • You’ll develop your trade skills, independent learning, and critical appraisal skills.
  • This course is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology as satisfying the further learning requirements for chartered engineer (CEng) registration. Individuals must hold a CEng-accredited honours degree as well as the accredited MSc for full exemption to CEng status

What you will study

Loading...

Course information is currently unavailable for this programme. Please contact course-info@gre.ac.uk for more information.

About the course team

Our programme team and other contributors to the course are globally recognised specialists in their fields. Colleagues from industry deliver guest lectures each year as well as industry-relevant teaching sessions and seminars.

Come and meet us

We are offering virtual events so that you can still experience how Greenwich could be the right university for you.

Next Open Days

Got a question?

To find out more about our Open Days and Campus Tours or if you need any assistance, please email opendays@gre.ac.uk.

Entry requirements

If you are

Applicants should have:

An appropriate degree (2.2 or equivalent qualification) in electrical and/or electronic engineering.

  • Students without a first degree but with professional and vocational experience (e.g. incorporated engineer or chartered engineer status) may be considered if they demonstrate the potential to succeed on the course.

For more information, contact courseinfo@greenwich.ac.uk or 020 8331 9000.

You can also read our admissions policy.

The University of Greenwich accepts a broad range of international qualifications for admission to our courses. If you cannot find your country on this list, please contact international@gre.ac.uk.

Choose your country:

Available to overseas students?

Yes

Can I use Prior Learning?

Find out more on our Recognition of Prior Learning pages.

How you will learn

Teaching

You are taught through a combination of interactive lectures, discussions, and tutorials, with the use of appropriate and relevant case-studies. Our taught modules are research-engaged and most have a practical component that relates to the theory you cover in the classroom.

Individual research projects help you learn to adapt and apply specific methodologies to unfamiliar problems.

Class sizes

For specialist modules, our classes are usually limited to 20 students in lab sessions and 40 in lectures. This helps to create familiarity between students and staff and ensure a great learning experience. The modules that run across several courses can have larger classes sizes, which are typically broken down into smaller groups.

Independent learning

Our courses are designed to give you the space for exploratory and independent study. You'll work towards individual and group assignments and undertake the preparation/follow-up work associated with lectures, seminars, integrative assignments and laboratory classes.

We encourage students to take advantage of a range of related extra-curricular opportunities available within the university and elsewhere.

Overall workload

If you are studying full-time, you should expect the workload to be similar to a full-time job. For part-time students, this will reduce in proportion with the number of courses you are studying.

Assessment

Students will be assessed through a variety of methods, such as:

  • Classroom presentations, discussions and case-studies
  • Critical reviews, looking at new areas of research
  • Examinations.

Feedback summary

University policy is to give feedback on assignments within 15 working days of the coursework submission date.

Examination results will be available within 28 days.

Dates and timetables

Each academic year runs from September to June. You can begin the course in September or January.

Full teaching timetables are not usually available until term has started. For any queries, please call 020 8331 9000.

Fees and funding

Your time at university should be enjoyable, rewarding, and free of unnecessary stress. Planning your finances before you come to university can help to reduce financial concerns. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.

Full time Part time Distance learning
Home £11,000 £1,850 per 30 credits N/A
International £17,450 £2,908 per 30 credits N/A

Accommodation costs

Whether you choose to live in halls of residence or rent privately, we can help you find what you're looking for. University accommodation is available from just over £100 per person per week (bills included), depending on your location and preferences. If you require more space or facilities, these options are available at a slightly higher cost.

Accommodation pages

Funding your study

There is a range of financial support options available to support your studies, including the Aspire@Greenwich award for study resources that many full-time students will receive.

EU students may be eligible for a bursary to support their study. View our EU bursary to find out more.

Discover more about grants, student loans, bursaries and scholarships. We also provide advice and support on budgeting, money management and financial hardship.

Financial support

Careers and placements

What sort of careers do graduates pursue?

Graduates from this course can pursue careers as electrical and electronic engineers in sectors ranging from communications to control and instrumentation in the process industries.

Do you provide employability services?

We have a team dedicated to enhancing student employment outcomes. This includes an Employer Partnerships Manager, who works with companies to provide placement and employment opportunities.

Our team will also help you understand the jobs market, produce effective CVs, and prepare for a graduate job and placement applications in your final year.

More about Careers.

Support and advice

Academic skills and study support

The course leader has the overall responsibility for your course and will be your first point of contact.

We also allocate you a personal tutor, who you meet soon after you join the department. Their role is to support your personal and academic development and act as your point of contact for queries or problems.

Support from the department

We help new students over the first few weeks with our faculty and department induction. This covers the first week of term 1 (September) and term 2 (January). We'll also help you discover the academic and social landscape at Medway Campus.

Accommodation information

Skip image gallery

Not quite what you were looking for?

We've got plenty of other courses for you to choose from. Browse our postgraduate courses or check our related courses below.....

Electrical and electronic engineering at the University of Greenwich

Learn how to make the world a better, more connected place. You will study in specialist lab facilities on our Medway Campus and benefit from our close ties with engineering companies such as BAE Systems and Ford.

Visit our electrical and electronic engineering degrees page.

Discover solutions to today’s challenges


Are you a pioneer, fascinated by new opportunities? Join Teodor for a glimpse into the fascinating world of electronic engineering.

Studying engineering at the University of Greenwich

Gain a solid foundation in all aspects of engineering in specialist labs on our Medway Campus and choose the area you want to specialise in later in your studies.

Visit our engineering degrees page.

Engineering subjects

Chemical engineering degrees

Study in specialist laboratory facilities at our Medway Campus where you’ll gain the skills and knowledge you need to become a professional chemical engineer, using the latest equipment and simulation software.

Civil engineering degrees

Discover pioneering approaches in specialist laboratory facilities on our Medway Campus, where you will use the latest surveying equipment and learn how to apply them in real-world scenarios.

Computer engineering and cybernetics degrees

These pioneering degrees combine technical engineering with an impressive depth of computer theory. You'll gain the specialist knowledge and skills needed to work in this cutting-edge industry.

Construction degrees

Our range of courses, some of which are professionally accredited, will give you the skills and knowledge you need to start, or develop, your career.

Electrical and electronic engineering degrees

Learn how to make the world a better, more connected place. You will study in specialist lab facilities on our Medway Campus and benefit from our close ties with engineering companies such as BAE Systems and Ford.

Engineering management degrees

Combine solid technical skills in engineering with business enterprise management skills. Studying on our Medway Campus, you will benefit from specialist and integrated lab facilities.

Engineering technology degrees

Learn how to apply engineering to a range of real-world problems. Studying on our Medway Campus, you will develop the skills and knowledge you need to drive changes in product design using the latest technological advances.

Mechanical engineering degrees

This is one of the broadest areas of engineering. You will learn about the design, construction and operation of mechanical systems. Studying at our Medway Campus, you’ll benefit from our strong links with local industry.

Mode of study

Select from the dropdown below.

Course level
UCAS code
Duration
Location

Apply now

If you are a UK student or have settled/pre-settled status (EU) and you want to study full-time then you apply through the Universities and Colleges Admission Service (UCAS).

If you are a UK student or have settled/pre-settled status (EU) and you want to study part-time then you can apply directly via our online application form.

If you are from outside the UK, you can apply via UCAS, directly via our online application form or via one of our in-country representatives. If you require a student visa, you cannot study part-time at undergraduate level.