University of Leicester

University of Leicester

Advanced Electrical and Electronic Engineering

The course provides a coherent selection of electrical and electronic engineering subjects to advanced level. Module combinations include communications and signal processing through control engineering to electrical machines and drives. The course is ideal for the engineer who wishes to follow a career in the design and implementation of electrical and electronic circuits within the wider engineering environment.

Entry requirements

A 1st or good 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant subject or a qualification recognised by the University as equivalent.

Course modules

MATLAB and CAD; individual project; plus 3 option modules from: modelling and classification of data; high-reliability embedded systems; robust control; electrical machines and drives;radio systems; systems engineering and spacecraft systems; plus 4 option modules from: electronically controlled motor drives; design of discrete systems; real-time signal processing; digital communications; nonlinear control; advanced materials modelling.

Assessment methods

Performance in modules is assessed by means of open and closed examination papers and a range of continuously assessed work. All MSc students are required to produce a dissertation including the results obtained in the individual project module.

Sponsorship information

Privately funded scholarships.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,470 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 16,715 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 5,470 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leicester Leicester LE1 7RH East Midlands

Key information

Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
0116 252 5381