Postgraduate (12 months, 15 months full-time)
Course duration: September starts, 12 months; January start, 15 months.
With an ever-growing demand for skilled electronic engineers, our IET accredited course will equip you with the skills and expertise you’ll need to meet the challenges of a constantly changing industrial world.
You’ll have the latest technology at your fingertips in our new laboratories and be able to collaborate with other students on innovative projects to hone your skills.
Our course covers a number of contemporary topics, including power electronics, signal processing, renewable systems, holistic modeling of electronic systems and image processing. 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.
Cambridge is home to the Silicon Fen, Europe’s largest high-technology commercial research and development centre. We have excellent, established links with many employers in the sector including:
Students have previously visited Pico Technology as part of their course. Our specially equipped laboratories provide you with the essential tools you need in the field of industrial electronics and microelectronics. Among other features they are equipped with wind and solar energy systems, development boards with FPGA circuits and power electronics modules. You’ll also have access to our CAD laboratories with the very latest software.
This programme is CEng accredited and fulfils the educational requirements for registration as a Chartered Engineer when presented with a CEng accredited Bachelors programme.
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. You could also apply your newly acquired skills to enter a research degree (PhD, ProfDoc).
You’ll be assessed through exams, written assignments, demos and vivas based on case studies and scenarios.
The Faculty of Science & Engineering is one of the largest of the four faculties at Anglia Ruskin University. Whether you choose to study with us full-time or part-time, on campus or at a distance, there’s an option whatever your level – from a foundation degree, BSc, MSc, PhD or professional doctorate.
Whichever course you pick, you’ll gain the theory and practical skills needed to progress with confidence. Join us and you could find yourself learning in the very latest laboratories or on field trips or work placements with well-known and respected companies. You may even have the opportunity to study abroad.
Everything we do in the faculty has a singular purpose: to provide a world-class environment to create, share and advance knowledge in science, technology and engineering fields. This is key to all of our futures.
Our striking, modern campus sits by the riverside in Chelmsford's University and Innovation Quarter.
You can pay your fees upfront, in full or in instalments – though you won't need to pay until you've accepted an offer to study with us. Find out more about paying your fees.
You can pay your fees upfront, in full or in two instalments. We will also ask you for a deposit of £4,000 or a sponsorship letter. Details will be in your offer letter.
It’s important to decide how to fund your course before applying. Use our finance guide for postgraduate students to learn more about postgraduate loans and other funding options.
We offer a fantastic range of ARU scholarships and bursaries, which provide extra financial support while you're at university. These include an Alumni Scholarship, worth 20% off fees for ARU graduates.
As well as a number of scholarships, we offer an early payment discount. Explore your options:
Our published entry requirements are a guide only and our decision will be based on your overall suitability for the course as well as whether you meet the minimum entry requirements.
Other equivalent qualifications may be accepted for entry to this course; please email [email protected] for further information. Applicants to undergraduate courses can also check our information about undergraduate entry qualifications.
You'll need a computer and reliable internet access to successfully engage with your course. Before starting a course, we recommend that you check our technical requirements for online learning.
We offer face-to-face campus teaching (with the exception of distance learning courses), supported by our established online learning systems, which provide additional support for individual study and engagement. The number of contact hours varies course by course, and you can contact us for further information.
In the event that restrictions are put into place due to the pandemic by the Government, we will endeavour to retain face-to-face teaching as much as possible but will respond accordingly to the restrictions placed on the University.
If English is not your first language, you'll need to make sure you meet our English language requirements for postgraduate courses.
Check the section 'Standard entry requirements' for IELTS requirements for this course.
We welcome applications from international and EU students, and accept a range of international qualifications.
You'll need a computer and reliable internet access to successfully engage with your course. Before starting the course, we recommend that you check our technical requirements for online learning.
If you don't meet our English language requirements, we offer a range of courses which could help you achieve the level required for entry.
We also provide our own English Language Proficiency Test (ELPT) in the UK and overseas. To find out if we are planning to hold an ELPT in your country, contact our country managers.
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