University of Westminster

Course Introduction

This course is designed in collaboration with transport industry partners to equip you to meet the needs of the rail and road industries. There is an increased demand for advancements in electrical, electronic, control and communication systems for transport, with a particular focus on themes like higher efficiency and sustainability, safety and driving assistance, position and traffic control for smart transport planning.

Modern electrical, electronic, control and communication systems for intelligent transport today require engineers with a combination of skills and solutions from cross'disciplinary abilities spanning electrical, electronic, control and communications. In this context, the overall aim of this Conversion Masters is to provide you with an enriching learning experience, and to enhance your knowledge and skill base in the area of modern road vehicle and rail transport systems design.

The subject areas covered within the MSc course offer students an excellent launch pad which will enable you to enter into this ever expanding, fast growing and dominant area within the electrical engineering sector, and particularly in the area of intelligent and efficient transport systems. Furthermore, the course will provide the foundations required to re'focus existing knowledge and enter the world of multi'disciplined jobs.

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time

Qualifications required:

  • • An honours degree awarded at Lower Second Class Honours level or above (or its equivalent if international), in a relevant subject area including non-Electrical Engineering, non-computer science subject such as enumerate science, Mathematics, Physics, or other Engineering disciplines. Priority will be given to those applicants with some appropriate work experience;
  • or A BTEC Higher awarded at Distinction level and at least three years’ relevant industrial experience;
  • or A Foundation Degree at Level 5 or equivalent with at least three years’ relevant industrial experience;