The course is designed for graduates with an electrical and/or electronic engineering background. It provides an advanced MSc degree education in electrical and electronic engineering. The technical focus of the course concentrates on a combination of advanced electronics including Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA) based system design, image and signal processing, digital communications, advanced control and instrumentation, and robotics as well as the subject specific knowledge in electrical systems including renewable energy, smart grids, electrical machines and power generation. An emphasis on applied technical work will strengthen the engineering development skills of students from an academic background. Such work aims to provide you with the demonstrable expertise necessary to help secure professional level employment in related industries. This course includes a mandatory Consulting Global Professional Development module developed in partnership with the Chartered Management Institute. Coventry University’s accreditation with CMI is currently ongoing for the relevant modules and is regularly reviewed and monitored by the CMI through their quality systems. Whilst Coventry University anticipates that these reviews will continue to be successful, if they were to be unsuccessful, the relevant module in this course would no longer be accredited and we would notify applicants and students of this change as soon as possible.
This course will be assessed using a variety of methods which will could vary depending upon the module. Assessment methods include individual and group work, presentations, laboratory work, formal examinations, technical reports, in-class test, online quizzes, posters and computer simulation employing Simulink, Matlab, Multisim and PSCAD. The Coventry University Group assessment strategy ensures that our courses are fairly assessed and allows us to monitor student progression towards the achieving the intended learning outcomes. Assessments may include exams, individual assignments or group work elements.
The normal entry route to the course will be through an honours degree in electrical and/or electronic engineering or a related subject area. Applicants offering equivalent professional qualifications and experience will be considered on merit. Each application will be considered on its merits and the final decision will be made by the course director. For information regarding what might amount to a ‘related subject’ or ‘equivalent qualifications and experience’ please fill in our request information form.
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