This programme is designed to equip a student with the knowledge and skills needed to play a leading role in the research and development of systems and technologies that are vital to the growth of the global economy, reducing costs, improving quality, providing more sophisticated services and improving social well being.
Students will have access to world-class research facilities within the School of Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering. The School was awarded 24 points out of 24 points in the last Teaching Quality Assessment, and has research contract funding of around £4 million pounds per year. The latest government audit for research quality showed that 85% of the School’s research was judged to be of international standing and 60% internationally leading.
Birmingham is a university rich in high calibre research, with academic staff who are global experts in their field. When taking a taught programme you will be taught by people whose work advances the boundaries of knowledge.
The research in the School leads in the field in many emerging disciplines of the 21st century. The School has a clear vision for the future, and a strong commitment to interdisciplinary research, that challenges conventional thinking.