28/03/2022

Staying On At University: What Can I Do With a Master’s in Electrical Engineering?

Many engineering students choose to stay at university to do an engineering master’s to advance their skills and improve their job prospects. If you’re in your third year at the University of Bolton’s School of Engineering and you’re wondering what you should do next, a postgraduate course could be the ideal platform to launch a successful career.

While an undergraduate degree can lead to a range of training opportunities, there are a number of benefits to investing in a master’s. Not only are second degrees preferred by some of the top employers, but they also help you specialise, or prepare for a career in management.

As a university that ranks No.1 in the North West for Student Satisfaction (and 3rd in the UK) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering*, there’s nowhere better to continue your journey of growth and development than the University of Bolton!

Here are some of the routes you can choose when pursuing a master’s in electrical engineering with us.

Electrical Engineering course

MSc Electrical Engineering

The MSc Electrical and Electronic Engineering course are ideal for undergraduate students looking to hone their skills across one or more areas. This degree offers specific pathways in embedded system design and renewable energy technology, and can also be used to prepare students for roles in research or product design and development.

Open to students from any engineering background, this degree is suited to anyone who sees themselves working in a design or development role in a wide range of industries, such as communications, healthcare manufacturing, power and defence, and transport.

Find out more about our MSc Electrical Engineering course.

MSc Robotics, Autonomous Systems & Telecoms

This degree is designed to prepare students for roles in advanced engineering and technology and is accessible to undergraduates in most engineering-related subjects. Whether you’re a third-year student doing electrical and electronic engineering, computer science or mechatronics, this master’s degree could be for you.

With a unique blend of modules, this course prepares the next generation of engineers who will be working on the smart towns and cities of the future. Technologies include wireless sensors, satellite earth imagery and drones, as well as all-electric autonomous vehicles, robotics and IoT, and the rollout of 5G.

Find out more about this course.

MSc Systems Eng (Electronic) and Eng Management

Electronic Engineering

For students who are interested in systems engineering, this master’s in electrical engineering is the perfect platform to advance your skills and boost your employability. The modules covered in the course will help you prepare for further research or training, as well as roles in management.

If you dream of progressing quickly into a leadership role, this is the ideal master’s in electrical engineering degree to apply for. We will help you gain a detailed understanding of management best practices apply to design, manufacture and project management. You’ll also get to learn about the commercial side of engineering, ensuring that you’re ready for the workplace.

In addition to technical modules, you will also explore essential business practices and processes such as contract negotiation, stakeholder management, quotations, procurement, and financial and legal matters.

Find out more about this course.

Are you interested in staying on at the University of Bolton to do an electronic engineering master’s? Both our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes are highly-recognised with accreditation from the Engineering Council and the Institution of Engineering and Technology. And our modules have been designed to meet the needs of the industry while aligning with the latest technologies and engineering practices.

We also have a thriving postgraduate community, where students get to enjoy #UniAsItShouldBe and reach their potential in a friendly and supportive learning environment.

To find out more about applying in 2022/23, see our available courses.

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