MSc Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Entrepreneurship

Nottingham University Business School

Program Description
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MSc Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Entrepreneurship

Nottingham University Business School

This 12 month course gives you the opportunity to obtain the skills required to develop and commercialise new technologies in electrical and electronic engineering.

This course brings together the strengths and resources of both the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering and the Nottingham University Business School.

As you will have the invaluable chance to experience the steps necessary to commercialise a technical idea, this programme provides an excellent basis for those engineers who wish to commercialise their ideas or graduates who wish to explore the exciting world of commercialisation.

Key facts

  • The Faculty of Engineering conducts research that has been recognised by the Research Excellence Framework (2014) as being world-leading or internationally excellent, placing it in the UK’s top ten universities for engineering.
  • Nottingham University Business School is a leading centre for management education and its mission is to be a top ranked international business school, excellent in both teaching and research (it currently ranks in the UK’s top 10).

Course details

This is a highly flexible course – particularly in terms of the engineering content – and this gives you the opportunity to choose modules according to your specific interests and requirements, and to carry out your studies in any of the internationally renowned research groups with the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

You will undertake a major piece of commercialisation work on an advanced technical topic, which you will complete over the summer under the supervision of specialists from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) and Nottingham University Business School (NUBS).

We will provide you with advice and guidance while you refine and enhance your business strategy and literature review, whilst offering close supervision and support as you complete your dissertation.

You will be taught using the latest advances in teaching methods and electronic resources, as well as small-group and individual tuition from both EEE and NUBS.

Our objective is to help you develop the confidence to work as a professional engineer, at ease with the conventions of both engineering and business disciplines. We aim to prepare you to tackle many areas of commercialisation within electrical and electronic engineering.


You will be required to take 60 credits of compulsory modules in core business skills:

  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Project Management
  • Marketing for Entrepreneurs
  • Innovation Management
  • Science, Technology and Business

In addition, you will take a further 60-credits’ worth of optional modules from one of the five internationally renowned research groups in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. These include but are not limited to:

  • Power Networks
  • Hydrogen Economy
  • HDL for Programmable Logic
  • Integrated Photonics: Design and Technology
  • Optical Communications
  • Ultrasonic Engineering

Career Prospects and Employability

The acquisition of a masters degree demonstrates a high level of knowledge in a specific field. Whether you are using it to enhance your employability, as preparation for further academic research or as a means of vocational training, you may benefit from careers advice as to how you can use your new found skills to their full potential.

  • Entry requirements:2.1 (Upper 2nd class hons degree or international equivalent)
  • Including:Any numerate Electrical and Electronic Engineering degrees are eligible
  • Excluding:All Arts,Social Sciences,Sciences & most other engineering subjects
  • Other requirements:Engineering.
  • IELTS:6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element)
This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated November 25, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
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Aug. 2017
1 year
Full time
United Kingdom - Nottingham, England
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