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MEng (Hons)Electrical and Electronic Engineering with a Year in Industry

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Overview

The MEng allows you to study your areas of interest in more depth and also gives you the time to widen your knowledge of both Electrical and Electronic Engineering and other subjects including management.

This degree leads more directly to Chartered Engineer status than the equivalent BEng (Hons) programme and it is the choice programme for a career in engineering management. On H607 you will spend Year Three on placement in industry.

The first two years of the MEng and BEng programmes are identical and there is some flexibility to allow switching between programmes, although a higher academic performance is expected for the MEng. In the third year you study core subjects including Analogue and Digital Communications, Embedded Computer Architecture and Total Quality Management. In the final year the core subjects are Advanced Signal Processing, Information Theory and Coding, Management of Design and Management of Product Development.

In both years you also choose additional lectures from a list of about 30 module options. Practical project work is very important and you will do a group project in Year Three followed by a major individual project in the final year.

Previous group projects have included the design of an inexpensive heart monitor for use on horses in an outdoor situation. A previous individual project was the production of automation software for ‘system on chip’ design for a major silicon chip design company.

Programme structure

Programme Year One

The first two years of the MEng are the same as the BEng programme, and therefore shares Years One and Two in common with a number of other programmes.

Digital and Integrated Electronics Design
Electrical Circuits and System
Mathematics
Experimental Skills/Engineering Skills
Electronic Circuits
C Programming

Programme Year Two

Signals and Systems
Electronic Circuits and Systems
Instrumentation and Control
Digital Electronics and Microprocessor Systems
Communication Systems
Applied Design/Project
Electrical Circuits and Power Systems
Field Theory
Electromagnetics
CMOS Integrated Circuits

Programme Year Three

This is the placement year during which you will spend time working in an engineering company. This is an excellent opportunity to gain practical engineering experience which will boost your CV. Many placement students continue their relationship with the placement provider by undertaking relevant projects when they return to the University and may ultimately return to work for the company when they graduate.

Preparation for the placement is provided by the University’s Careers and Employability Services (CES) who will assist to finding a placement, help you prepare a professional looking CV and prepare you for your placement interview. Placements can be near or far in the UK, Europe and China. For example placements have been offered by the Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory which is based on the University campus. And CES is active in finding placements with companies based on Suzhou Industrial Park (SIP) in China. Students who take up a placement on SIP are offered accommodation at our partner University, Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University, based in Suzhou and they have access to all the facilities on the XJTLU campus.

Programme Year Four

You undertake an extended individual project; previous projects have included the design of an inexpensive heart monitor for use on horses in an outdoor situation. In addition, you study compulsory modules and a range of options. The compulsory modules are:

Project Management
Electronics for Instrumentation and Communication
Embedded Computer Systems
Drives
Power Generation, Transmission & Distribution

The optional modules are chosen from:

Signal Processing and Digital Filtering
Digital System Design
Electronics for Instrumentation and Communications
Integrated Circuits – Concepts and Design
Application Development with C++
Photonics & Optical Information systems
Image Processing and Pattern Recognition
Neural Networks
Embedded Computer Systems
Total Quality Management
Organic Electronics
Digital Control and Optimisation
Power Generation, transmission and distribution
RF Engineering and Applied Electromagnetics
Antennas
Electromagnetic Compatibility

Programme Year Five

During this year, students continue compulsory modules, choose further options and undertake an extended group project. A previous individual project was the production of automation software for ‘system on chip’ design for a major UK Silicon chip design company. Each project has an advanced technical element, linked to a research group programme that is also supported by industry. The compulsory modules are:

Management of Design
Digital Systems Design
Energy Conversion, Renewable Energy & Smart Grids
High Voltage Engineering

The optional modules are chosen from:

Radio Propagation for Wireless Systems
Electromagnetic Compatibility
Advanced System Modelling and Control
Photonics and Optical Information Systems
Computational Intelligence
Advanced Guidance Systems
Power system Measurement, Monitoring & Sensors
Integrated Circuits – Concepts and Design
Advanced Signal Processing
MEMS Design & Nanotechnology
Plasma Engineering
Electrical Discharges and Power Network Safety
Microprocessor Systems
Communication Networks and Security
or from the Year Three options list if not previously taken

Career opportunities

Our degrees have excellent career prospects: 90% of graduates go on to graduate level jobs. Graduate employers include Siemens, BAE Systems, BT and Guardian Media Group. Careers are many and varied and include Design Engineer, Systems Engineer, Medical Physicist, Postdoctoral Research Scientist and Radio Frequency Scientist. Some of our graduates go on to work in the industrial sector, in government and in education, whilst others enter non-technical professions such as banking, accountancy, management and law.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States