University of Sussex

Degree level: Postgraduate

Advanced Electronic and Electrical Engineering (Taught)

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Course summary

Robotics, advanced manufacturing, the internet-of-things, driverless vehicles and medical technologies – we aim to find solutions to real-world challenges. This course is for you if you have a physics or engineering background and wish to work in electronics-based industries. You’ll study in a dedicated MSc laboratory with industry-standard hardware and software. On this MSc, you’ll explore:

  • advanced analogue and digital circuit design
  • power electronics and electrical systems
  • control of electro-mechanical systems
  • digital signal processing
  • embedded systems
  • FPGA reconfigurable systems on chips
  • machine vision technologies.
Learning from experts in their fields, you’ll gain the electronic and electrical engineering knowledge necessary for a successful career. There’s a major skills shortage in these areas worldwide, making successful graduates highly employable.

Course details


We’re planning to run these modules in the academic year 2022/23. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to COVID-19, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity. Core modules are taken by all students on the course. They give you a solid grounding in your chosen subject and prepare you to explore the topics that interest you most.

  • MSc Individual Project
  • Advanced Digital Signal Processing
  • Advanced Electronic Systems
  • Advanced Topics in Control of Electromechanical Systems
  • Reconfigurable System on Chip
Alongside your core modules, you can choose options to broaden your horizons and tailor your course to your interests. View the course page on our website to see examples of optional modules we offer.

Entry requirements

You should normally have a lower second-class (2.2) undergraduate honours degree or above. Your qualification should be in electrical and/or electronic engineering. Other relevant degrees including computer engineering and numerate subjects, such as physics or mathematics, will be considered on an individual basis. You may also be considered for the course if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing. For more information on our entry requirements please see our website:

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

Information about our tuition fees, funding options and scholarships for UK and international students is available on our website. Find out more here:
Advanced Electronic and Electrical Engineering at University of Sussex - UCAS