University of Huddersfield - Electronic and Automotive Engineering MSc

University of Huddersfield

Electronic and Automotive Engineering MSc

A vast increase in automotive electronic systems has created an array of new engineering opportunities and challenges. Electronic systems now form a key aspect of modern vehicles and this course is designed to address some of the challenges this presents in engineering. The course includes the principle aspects of electronic engineering and will give you an appreciation of the issues encompassing the move to lower emission road transportation. In addition, it will provide an understanding of the technical and economic aspects of modern vehicles.

We will aim to address the master's level educational and training needs of research, design and development for engineers working in the area of electronic and automotive systems. We will provide you with the opportunity to:

  • develop your technical knowledge and design skills
  • develop management knowledge and skills appropriate to technical management
  • develop and enhance your ability to undertake a major design project

This course will aim to provide you with the skills to meet the needs of the wide range of industries that use technology and are not limited to the area of this course specialism. Graduates are not only expected to become professional engineers in this specialism but will also have the skills to research, design, develop and manage in other professions.

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for this course are normally:

  • An Honours degree (2:2 or above) in Electronic Engineering, Computing, or related disciplines
  • Or equivalent professional qualification
  • IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.

Career Prospects

We would expect to see graduates progress to careers in electronic and automotive systems research, design, and development in the automotive electronics industry. You could also go on to further study and the University has many options available for postgraduate research which may interest you.

Typical employers of automotive engineers

  • tyre manufacturers.
  • specialist vehicle design companies.
  • research/test laboratories.
  • motor sport teams.
  • oil and fuel companies.
  • suppliers.

Course Details


Modern Vehicle Systems
Virtual Instrumentation
Professional Development and Research Methods
Project and Finance Management
Modelling of Electromechanical Systems
Advanced Technical Project

Option Modules

Digital Design
Computers in Control
Wireless Communications for LANs, PANs and the IoT
Parallel Computer Architectures Cluster and Cloud Computing
Modelling Dynamic System
Cyber-crime and Forensics Awareness

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