24/02/2021

Categories: Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Postgraduate

Engineering Leadership Careers in the Time of Robotics

Fascinated by the world of robots and Artificial Intelligence (AI)? Postgraduate electronic engineering training could empower you to take the next step in your career.

The advancements in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robotics impact every field of engineering, and the technology landscape continues to evolve. For those pursuing engineering leadership careers or jobs in senior management, it’s essential to upskill and stay ahead of the curve.

The MSc Electrical and Electronic Engineering course at the University of Bolton in Greater Manchester is designed to equip students with advanced skills and knowledge in this specialist field.

From exploring embedded systems to robotics and smart engineering, you’ll have all the tools you need to succeed.

Plus, because we’re in the Top 50 UK Universities for Electrical Engineering Courses* and are No.1 for Student Satisfaction in Greater Manchester and the North West**, there’s nowhere better to embark on your engineering leadership career journey.

How do robots change engineering?

Electrical and electronic engineering jobs are at the forefront of technological innovation, and this makes professional development an essential part of your career. And in order to develop yourself both personally and professionally, it’s important to keep up with the latest trends.

Right now, we are seeing an increasing reliance of robotic technology across a number of industries. These include civil engineering and construction, healthcare, manufacturing, public safety, the mining industry, as well as consumer electronics.

The rise of AI affects design, development, testing and manufacturing processes for new generations of devices and equipment. And the latest advancements in machine learning make it possible to study a broad range of algorithms and statistical models, giving us better, smarter ways of working.

It is essential for aspiring engineering managers to prepare for a future where machine learning, data and automation will be at the heart of the engineering process.

Fun facts about robots:

• The advancement in robotics has already increased engineering and assembly jobs for over 150,000 people worldwide!

• Between 2020 and 2022, there would be a 12% increase in shipments of robots worldwide!

Industry 4.0 paves the way for engineering leadership careers

Our Electrical and Electronic Engineering master’s degree aims to prepare students for the rollout of Industry 4.0 technology in the electronics and power engineering industries.

We will help you understand the core concepts and theories from the perspective of design and industrial applications.

As the fourth Industrial Revolution unfolds, demand for highly-skilled engineers and engineering project leaders will grow. Embarking on a Postgraduate programme like ours is the best way of future-proofing your career and increasing your earning potential.

To find out more about applying to the University of Bolton, head over to our course page. We provide a supportive and friendly learning environment, welcoming students and existing professionals from a wide range of backgrounds.

Apply in 2021 to invest in a brighter future in AI and robotics, and enjoy #UniAsItShouldBe at a leading Manchester university.

* The Guardian University League Tables 2021
** Complete University Guide in 2021, 2020 and 2019, North West region

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