Electrical and Electronic Engineering MRes

 
  

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Qualification
MRes Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Duration
1 year
Entry requirements
2.1 (or international equivalent) and/or a masters at merit level or above in a relevant subject
IELTS
IELTS: 6.0 (no less than 5.5 in each element). If these grades are not met, English preparatory courses are available
Start date
September
School/department
Faculty of Engineering
MRes
Other requirements
None

Research overview

The Electrical and Electronic MRes is project based, studied over one academic year. A project worth between 130-160 credits is undertaken throughout a full academic year. In addition students gain essential knowledge and skills to their projects by studying relevant taught modules.

You will be taught using the latest advances in teaching methods and electronic resources, as well as small-group and individual tuition.

Applicants require a 2.1 or international equivalent and / or a masters at merit level or above in a relevant subject, as well as an IELTS level 6.0 (5.5 in each element).

Particular features of the programme include:

  • one-to-one tuition with expert members of staff
  • teaching informed by active leading-edge researchers in the field
  • innovative and engaging teaching modules
  • access to many online resources
  • flexibility in course content
 

Facilities

Our facilities are outstanding and include a Gigahertz transverse electromagnetic cell, an RF anechoic chamber, an optical materials evaluation system lab, an RF lab, a photoluminesence lab, optics and
ultrasonic labs comprising multiple optical benches, semiconductor clean rooms, power electronic module packaging facility, 270 kVA variable frequency ac supply, dynamometer testing to 800 kW and 120,000
rpm, and environmental testing including temperature, altitude, humidity and vibration.
 

Research support

The faculty has excellent links with industry and will ensure you develop transferable skills that will be a benefit in a variety of careers. You will also have access to the Graduate School's Researcher Development Programme. 
 

Find a supervisor

We encourage you to get in touch with a member of academic staff about your research proposal before submitting an application. They may be able to help you with your proposal and offer support to find funding opportunities in your area.

Engineering supervisors, including their research interests and contact details, can be found on our find a PhD supervisor page.

Details of research supervisors at the University can also be found on our research A to Z.

 

Funding

UK/EU Students

Details on Faculty funding opportunities, how to apply and deadlines can be found on the Faculty of Engineering website.

Government loans for masters courses

The Government offers postgraduate student loans of up to £10,280 for students studying a taught or research masters course. Applicants must ordinarily live in England or the EU. Student loans are also available for students from Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland.

International and EU students

Masters scholarships are available for international and EU students from a wide variety of countries and areas of study. You must already have an offer to study at Nottingham to apply. Please note closing dates to ensure your course application is submitted in good time.

Information and advice on funding your degree, living costs and working while you study is available on our website, as well as country-specific resources.

 
 

Careers

Career prospects and employability

The University of Nottingham has been named as the best university in the UK for graduate employment, by the 2017 The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide.

The University of Nottingham is consistently named as one of the most targeted universities by Britain’s leading graduate employers* and can offer you a head-start when it comes to your career.

Students within the faculty have gone onto be production managers and directors, IT and telecommunications professionals, business, research and administrative professionals, science, engineering and production technicians, natural and social science professionals, teaching and educational professionals, as well as various other engineering roles.

Those who take up a postgraduate research opportunity with us will not only receive support in terms of close contact with supervisors and specific training related to your area of research, you will also benefit from dedicated careers advice from our Careers and Employability Service.  

Our Careers and Employability Service offers a range of services including advice sessions, employer events, recruitment fairs and skills workshops – and once you have graduated, you will have access to the service for life.

* The Graduate Market 2013-2016, High Fliers Research.

Average starting salary and career progression

In 2016, 94.2% of postgraduates in the faculty who were available for employment had secured work or further study within six months of graduation. The average starting salary was £31,959 with the highest being £100,000.*

*Known destinations of full-time home higher degree postgraduates, 2015/16. Salaries are calculated based on those in full-time paid employment within the UK.

 
 
 
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This online prospectus has been drafted in advance of the academic year to which it applies. Every effort has been made to ensure that the information is accurate at the time of publishing, but changes (for example to course content) are likely to occur given the interval between publishing and commencement of the course. It is therefore very important to check this website for any updates before you apply for the course where there has been an interval between you reading this website and applying.

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