Loughborough University

Loughborough University

Electronic and Electrical Engineering

This programme is suitable for recent graduates and engineers with experience of microelectronics who have good mathematical ability. It provides knowledge of the principles and techniques of this exciting field and has been developed in consultation with industry advisors to ensure it is relevant to today's workplace. Core study areas include ASIC engineering, sensors and actuators, technology and verification of VLSI systems, embedded software development and an individual project. Optional study areas include communication networks, information theory and coding, solar power, wind power, systems architecture, advanced FPGAs, DSP for software radio, advanced photovoltaics, mobile network technologies and advanced applications.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class (2.1) Honours degree in electronic/electrical engineering, computer engineering, physics or an equivalent qualification.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: asic engineering; sensors and actuators for control; embedded software development; individual project. Optional modules (choose 5); communication networks; fundamentals of digital signal processing; solar power 1; wind power 1; communications channels; dsp for software radio; imagineering; mobile networks; advanced fpgas; engineering applications; systems modelling for control engineering; radio frequency and microwave integrated circuit design.

Assessment methods

Examinations are held in January and May, with coursework and group work assessments throughout the programme. The high practical content of this course is reflected in the inclusion of laboratory assessments and practical examinations. The individual research project is assessed by written report and viva voce in September.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Loughborough University Loughborough LE11 3TU East Midlands

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