MSc Electronic and Electrical Engineering

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Studying Electronic and Electrical Engineering at ARU

With an ever-growing demand for skilled electronic engineers, our IET accredited postgraduate Electronic and Electrical Engineering course will equip you with the skills and expertise you’ll need to meet the challenges of a constantly changing industrial world.

Already have an ARU degree? You may be eligible for our Alumni Scholarship for students starting postgraduate courses.

Why study MSc Electronic and Electrical Engineering at ARU?

  • Students will gain experience of the type of problems encountered by academic and industrial researchers through highly employable modules.
  • Accredited by the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET).
  • A diverse breadth of expert staff with a wide range of industrial and academic backgrounds make learning more real, hands-on and relevant?
  • Stand out to employers with additional industry skills by taking our 2 year Professional Experience option.

You’re serious about your career and so are we. Our MSc Electronic and Electrical Engineering course in Chelmsford will ensure you have the latest technology at your fingertips in our new laboratories and you’ll be able to collaborate with other students on innovative projects to hone your skills.

Our course covers a number of contemporary topics, including power Conversion Systems, signal processing, renewable systems, holistic modelling of electronic systems and Digital Systems Design using FPGA and VHDL.

Building on your previous experience, and with developed practical skills, you’ll leave with the expert knowledge and understanding to practice safely and effectively in a wide range of environments.

As well as our 1-year full-time course, there’s the option to study with us for two years and gain valuable experience in Year 2, with a choice of professional experience modules.

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Specialist laboratories

Electrical and Electronics Engineering students at ARU benefit from:

  • state-of-the-art electronics and microelectronics laboratories
  • industry-standard software including Xilinx ISE, Multisim, LabVIEW, Ansys, Matlab, SPICE, VHDL-AMS and MultiSim
  • hardware platforms that feature the latest all programmable Zynq SoC FPGA circuits and ARM microcontrollers
  • a range of general computing and media facilities.

Our team of technical experts will be on hand to offer support and guidance. Take a guided tour and meet our students.

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Outstanding student support

Join our student community and:

  • learn from experienced tutors, who'll provide encouragement and feedback
  • make full use of facilities including extensive library and IT resources
  • access support, should you need it, with study skills, careers advice, health and wellbeing, and more.


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Accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology

Our Electronic and Electrical Engineering MSc is accredited by the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET). Provided you meet certain conditions, upon graduation you'll be able to satisfy the educational base for CEng registration.


Within our MEng Electronic and Electrical Engineering, you’ll develop skills and knowledge to take you into a lot of career options. With these skills, you’ll be in a good position to progress to project management roles in companies working at the cutting edge of modern multi-faceted systems.

Graduates of this Masters degree course can expect to find jobs where industry needs a breadth of knowledge matched by a technical skill set in certain areas.

The possibilities that are open to you range from design or systems engineering, to medical electronics, environmental monitoring, microelectronics, sound technology, biophysics, power, transport, industrial process control, and teaching. Across industry, there’ll be opportunities to find your own specialist niche.

We have many established links with industry to support you along the way; from Arm Limited, Teledyne E2V, Ford Motor Company, Skyships, Raytheon and many more.

Graduation doesn’t have to be the end of your time with us. You might choose to embark on a postgraduate research programme, such as our Engineering and the Built Environment PhD. Take advantage of our Alumni Scholarship and save £400 on your fees.

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