Master of Engineering Science (Electrical Engineering)

 About Master of Engineering Science (Electrical Engineering)

The Master of Engineering Science (Electrical Engineering) is a two-year full-time year degree at UNSW’s leading engineering faculty. You’ll explore the study of electrical engineering where you’ll learn across a variety of engineering systems, including renewable energy and signal processing. This postgraduate degree is designed to take your knowledge of a specialisation from an undergraduate degree level to an advanced post graduate level. Armed with expertise, you will be able to enter a new field or lay the foundations for a career in research and development.

Upgrade your skills by focusing on your discipline of choice or opt for a multidisciplinary approach when choosing your electives. This program offers both disciplinary and advanced disciplinary knowledge, with a strong enquiry-based learning component for proactive learning.

 Why Study Master of Engineering Science (Electrical Engineering)

 The Master of Electrical Engineering is a specialised degree that includes an extensive research component to help you develop or enhance your career prospects through cross-training and re-training. Once completed, you'll be armed with practical and analytical skills to take on a variety of modern engineering projects. You’ll acquire advanced knowledge in electronic engineering, power systems and project management.

 Your Career Opportunities  

As an electrical engineer, you’ll design and develop new electrical systems, solve problems and test cutting-edge equipment. Electrical Engineers are sought-after in a number of industries, working with a variety of electronic devices from the smallest pocket devices to large supercomputers.

Our electrical engineering students learn through a combination of design and lab work, ensuring you’re ready for your career. This mix of theory and practical application allows you to visualise concepts and apply them in real life situations.

A variety of professional opportunities await you on graduation, with electrical engineering culminating in many future careers. Enhance your job prospects with a Master of Electrical Engineering to open the door the roles including:

  • Electronics Engineer
  • Electrical Engineering Technician
  • Computer Hardware Engineer
  • Network and Computer Systems Administrator
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Civil/Environmental engineer
  • Project Manager
  • Information Technologist
  • Petroleum Engineer
  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Chemical/Food Process Engineer
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According to the Electrotechnology IRC’s 2019 Skills Forecast, post-trade upskilling and qualifications are necessary to ensure the Electrical Engineering industry demand for highly specialised workers is met.