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Study Mode Full-time
Year of Entry 2018/19
MSc

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Full-time Engineering

Gain the up-to-date knowledge and skills required of modern electrical and electronic engineers, with an emphasis on hands-on learning.


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How long will I study? 1 Year / 18 Months / 2 Years
Where will I study? City Campus
When do I start? January
Placement available? Yes

Course summary

  • Gain an understanding of the concepts and methods that are used in today's electrical and electronic systems.
  • Acquire the skills necessary for their design, development and maintenance.
  • Learn to use dedicated hardware to implement the concepts studied and to adapt these to real-world scenarios.

The course is built around core technical modules in combination with project-based activities. These lay the foundation for learning that can be tailored to meet your specific needs and career goals whether these are in industry or academia.

How you learn

Course leaders and tutors

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Graham Swift
MSc Course Leader

Graham teaches communications at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and digital signal processing to undergraduate level

Where will I study?

You study at City Campus

City Campus

City Campus is located in the heart of Sheffield, within minutes of the train and bus stations.

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Location

Howard Street
Sheffield
S1 1WB

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Adsetts Library is located on our City Campus. It's open 24 hours a day, every day.

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Entry requirements

Additional information for EU/International students

This course is not open to international students who require a Tier 4 (General) student visa to study in the UK. If you are an international applicant but do not require a Tier 4 (General) student visa, contact our Admissions Team to find out whether you’re eligible to apply.


Modules

You can take an optional placement in year three.

Year 1

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Digital Electronic System Design Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Electrical Energy Systems Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Group Project - International Product Development Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Modern Electric Systems Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Project And Dissertation Credits: 60.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Systems On Chip (Soc) Architectures And Prototyping Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Elective modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Applicable Artificial Intelligence Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Communication Engineering Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Communication Media Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Digital Signal Processing Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Industrial Automation Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Machine Vision Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Microprocessor Engineering Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Operating Systems Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Project And Quality Management Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Robotics Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%

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You apply for this course via our online application form.

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