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MEngElectronic Engineering (Year in Industry)

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Electronic engineering is at the heart of many systems we use on a daily basis, including mobile communications, computers, transport systems, most domestic appliances, TV, radio, music studios and gaming devices.

Studying an MEng Electronic Engineering with a Year in Industry at Royal Holloway, University of London will equip you with the knowledge, practical skills, and confident verbal and written communication abilities that are key to successful industrial team working. The additional year in industry will provide extra insight and experience to embark on a fulfilling career creating technical solutions for an evolving world.

This five-year programme will see you benefit from research-led teaching that encourages creative thought, helping you to realise and develop your ideas. You’ll study in our brand new, purpose designed Electronic Engineering building, where a £20 million investment is providing our students with state-of-the-art equipment and facilities, including dedicated research and collaboration areas and renewable energy laboratory with wind turbine and solar panels on the roof.

Follow your passion for Electronic Engineering at Royal Holloway and you’ll become a part of our vibrant, international student community, studying at our beautiful Surrey campus within easy reach of London. This comprehensive programme is geared towards giving you the advanced skills and experience you need to thrive in this exciting sector.

Programme structure

Year 1

Embedded Systems Team Project 1
Programming in C++
Electronic Circuits and Components
Communications Engineering 1
Principles of Sustainable Engineering
Mathematics for Engineering Science 1
Mathematics for Engineering Science 2

Year 2

Embedded Systems Team Project 2
Software Engineering for Electronics
Communication Engineering 2
Energy Generation, Conversion and Distribution
Control Engineering
Digital Coding and Data Networking
Electronic Materials and Devices

Year 3

Individual Project
Signal Processing

Year 4

This year will be spent on a work placement. Students are supported by their academic department and the Royal Holloway Careers and Employability Service to find a suitable placement. However, Royal Holloway cannot guarantee that all students who are accepted onto this degree programme will secure a placement, and the ultimate responsibility lies with the student. This year forms an integral part of the degree programme and students will be asked to complete assessed work. The mark for this work will count towards the degree.

Year 5

Group Project
Research Report

Optional modules

In addition to these mandatory course units there are a number of optional course units available during your degree studies. The following is a selection of optional course units that are likely to be available. Please note that although the College will keep changes to a minimum, new units may be offered or existing units may be withdrawn, for example, in response to a change in staff. Applicants will be informed if any significant changes need to be made.

Career opportunities

Study Electronic Engineering with a Year in Industry and you’ll graduate with a Masters degree in one of the world’s fastest-growing sectors, as well as the invaluable experiences and network of contacts you gained during your placement year.

Royal Holloway, University of London is located in the South East regional hub of electronics businesses, meaning that our students have access to a range of placement, internship and employment opportunities in some of the country’s top technology businesses.

Electronic Engineering graduates can enjoy an abundance of well-paid career opportunities in a thriving industry, with the skills and knowledge of enthusiastic graduates in demand across a variety of related sectors.

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