Course Comparison

Course MSc Electrical and Electronic Engineering MRes Robotics
Award Master of Science - MSc Master of Research - MRes
Duration 1 year 1 year
Course type Full-time, Part-time route available Full-time, Part-time route available
Placement - -
Location Plymouth Plymouth
Provider School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics
Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2:2 honours degree in electronic engineering or related subject.

Applicants with professional experience or international qualifications will be considered individually.

Entry to the MRes is via initial entry to the MSc.

Applicants with overseas qualifications can check their comparability with the UK equivalent through NARIC, who provide an advisory service.

We welcome applicants with international qualifications. To view other accepted qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.

If your first language is not English then evidence of English proficiency is required. The level of proficiency that is required can vary with the type of programme for which you are applying.

The minimum IELTS score for acceptable English proficiency for entry is normally 6.5. 

A minimum of a lower second class honours degree (2.1) in a technical subject such as robotics, computing, engineering (mechanical / electrical/ electronic), physics or mathematics.

Students with advanced standing who can evidence an academic ability to a similar level may also be considered.

Applicants will also be asked to provide evidence of: a sound understanding of A level mathematics (linear algebra, calculus, differential equations), basic knowledge of computer hardware and operating systems, basic competency in a programming language such as Python, C, C++, Java or similar. Basic skills in electrical engineering would be a plus.

Applicants with overseas qualifications can check their comparability with the UK equivalent through NARIC, which provides an advisory service.

We welcome applicants with international qualifications. To view other accepted qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.

If your first language is not English then evidence of English proficiency is required. The level of proficiency that is required can vary with the type of programme for which you are applying. For further advice on the appropriateness of overseas qualification and proficiency in the use of English, please contact our International Office.

The minimum IELTS score for acceptable English proficiency for entry is normally 6.5.