02/11/2020

Categories: Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Postgraduate

5 Reasons to Retrain with a Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering

Our MSc Electrical and Electronic Engineering course is designed to take your engineering knowledge to the next level. Our tutors have decades of technical expertise as well as academic credentials, and can bring their industry experience to the programme. If you are looking to retrain with new skills, this programme could be for you.

Here are the top five reasons to consider a master’s in Electrical Engineering at the University of Bolton:

1. Electrical engineers are in demand right now

Engineers of every kind are in serious shortage in the UK, and in order to fill the skills gap, recruiters are offering attractive salaries and packages. Job prospects are fantastic for electronic engineers, and retraining with a master’s degree can make you highly sought after.

2. Make a difference to people’s lives

Electrical engineers enjoy great job satisfaction. They work at the forefront of practical technology, the type of technology that gets used by people every day. From building solar energy systems to mobile phones, you can make a positive impact and improve quality of life for all.

3. Find a job in any industry

A wide range of industries rely on electronic engineering, so this means you’ll be able to apply your skills to any sector. Whether you’re interested in robotics, transportation, construction, manufacturing, or any other industry, a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering will give you the skills you need to land your dream job.

4. Hone your knowledge for a specialist role

A master’s degree can also serve as a platform to focus on a specialist area of your choosing. While many of our graduates move into full-time work upon graduation, others may have an interest in research and may enter into further education to achieve a PhD.

5. Work towards Chartered Engineer (CEng) status

This programme is the perfect stepping stone for achieving your Chartered Engineer (CEng) certification. Being a registered CEng engineer demonstrates your professionalism, giving you more earning power and helping you access more career opportunities.

These are just some of the reasons to consider enrolling for our master’s in Electrical Engineering in January 2021. To find out more, head over to the course page.

There’s nowhere better to embark on your retraining journey either. At the University of Bolton, we rank in the Top 5 for Teaching Quality across the whole of the UK (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020), and in the Top 50 UK Universities in The Guardian University League Tables 2021. Students have also voted us No.1 in the North West for Student Satisfaction for the past three years (Complete University Guide in 2021, 2020 and 2019).

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