Faculty of Engineering


Master of Engineering Studies in Electrical and Electronic Engineering

MEngSt (Electrical and Electronic Engineering)

The Master of Engineering Studies in Electrical and Electronic Engineering provides graduates with an in-depth understanding of communications and control technology, electric power systems, and complex signal processing devices.

The technological industry is rapidly changing, and electrical and electronic engineers are some of the most prominent professionals able to adapt to this change. This is based on their ability to apply modern instrumentation and high power electronics, and to manuever them in ways that are reliable and sustainable.

With a Master of Engineering Studies in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, you will be further exposed to new sets of skills, knowledge and knowledge in order to dramatically improve your performance and competitiveness – with your abilities to interpret in in-depth theory and research, you can certainly broaden your career possibilities in an already relevant field.

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Quick facts - MEngSt (Electrical and Electronic Engineering)
  Option A Option B
Points per degree 120 180
Full-time study One year 18 months
Part-time study Up to four years Up to six years
Applications close Semester One: 8 December
Semester Two: 4 July

 

Who should apply?


Anybody with a suitable undergraduate degree in Engineering (other degrees such as Science may be considered) who wishes to learn advanced and applicable skills in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

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Programme structure


Option A - 120 points

Semester One

Semester Two

at least 45 points from

COMPSYS 726

Robotics and Intelligent Systems

15

ELECTENG 704

Advanced Control Systems

15

ELECTENG 734

Power Electronics

15

ELECTENG 706

Digital Signal Processing

15

ELECTENG 737

Advanced Radio Systems

15

ELECTENG 738

Selected Topics in Advanced Power Systems

15

 

 

 

ELECTENG 741

Advanced Digital Communications

15

ELECTENG 787 Project X

15

ELECTENG 788 A&B Project Y

30

ELECTENG 789 Project Z

30

ELECTENG 795 or 795 A&B Research Project

45

but no more than 45 points from ELECTENG  787–789, 795

up to 75 points from

ELECTENG 721

Radio Systems

15

ELECTENG 701

Wireless Communication

15

ELECTENG 722

Control Systems

15

ELECTENG 703

Advanced Power Systems

15

ELECTENG 731

Power Systems

15

ELECTENG 726

Digital Communications

15

ELECTENG 732

Communication Systems

15

ELECTENG 735

Green Energy Technologies

15

ELECTENG 733

Signal Processing

15

ELECTENG 736

Analog and Digital Filter Synthesis

15

up to 30 points from appropriate 600 and 700 level courses offered at this University, subject to approval by the Head of Department

 

Option B - 180 points

Semester One

Semester Two

at least 45 points from

COMPSYS 726

Robotics and Intelligent Systems

15

COMPSYS 704

Advanced Embedded Systems

15

ELECTENG 734

Power Electronics

15

COMPSYS 705

Formal Methods for Engineers

15

ELECTENG 737

Advanced Radio Systems

15

ELECTENG 704

Advanced Control Systems

15

 

 

 

ELECTENG 706

Digital Signal Processing

15

 

 

 

ELECTENG 738

Selected Topics in Advanced Power Systems

15

 

 

 

ELECTENG 741

Advanced Digital Communications

15

ELECTENG 787 Project X

15

ELECTENG 788 A&B Project Y

30

ELECTENG 789 Project Z

30

ELECTENG 795 or 795 A&B Research Project

45

but no more than 60 points from ELECTENG  787–789, 795

up to 135 points from

ELECTENG 721

Radio Systems

15

ELECTENG 701

Wireless Communication

15

ELECTENG 722

Control Systems

15

ELECTENG 703

Advanced Power Systems

15

ELECTENG 731

Power Systems

15

ELECTENG 726

Digital Communications

15

ELECTENG 732

Communication Systems

15

ELECTENG 735

Green Energy Technologies

15

ELECTENG 733

Signal Processing

15

ELECTENG 736

Analog and Digital Filter Synthesis

15

up to 45 points from appropriate 600 and 700 level courses offered at this University, subject to approval by the Head of Department

Career opportunities


Graduates from the programme are confidently equipped with skills and knowledge to meet the challenges they will face in their future careers. Our graduates typically:

  • Have well developed critical thinking skills.
  • Hold in-depth knowledge of new concepts from leading research.
  • Are able to apply a range of management skills, approaches and techniques.
  • Are attractive to employers who are looking for professionals who are passionate about their disclipline, and have taken to necessary steps to complement their undergraduate and technical training with a qualification that develops focused and specific knowledge.

Electrical and electronic engineering graduates are an employer's best bet for future-proofing as the technological world embraces rapid advancement in digital and processing systems. Graduates are employed in an increasingly wide range of industries, including traditional pathways (electrical engineers) and new opportunities in robotics, communications, information systems and processing plants, and with the boost provided with a postgraduate qualification, research and design in academia or industry.

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