University of Leicester

University of Leicester

Advanced Engineering

This course provides students with the opportunity to study subjects from a broad range of engineering disciplines. For example, the Department offers modules in mechanical, electrical, electronic, software, and communications engineering. This wide spectrum of topics enables students to study new areas of interest as well as deepening their knowledge of others. Since industry increasingly uses multidisciplinary teams, an understanding of a variety of engineering subjects may form a key part of career development.

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: radio systems; modelling and classification of data; high-reliability embedded systems; robust control; advanced fluid dynamics; understanding surfaces in engineering; electrical machines and drives; advanced solid mechanics; current trends in aerospace; systems engineering and spacecraft system. Plus 4 option modules from: design of discrete systems; real-time signal processing; digital communications; radio communications; embedded systems for condition monitoring and control; nonlinear control; computational fluid dynamics; advanced materials modelling; electronically controlled motor drives; dynamics of mechanical systems; aerospace materials.

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 which includes the results obtained in the individual project module.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 17,465 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

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

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