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Masters Degrees

Masters Degrees

Our stimulating environment for research and training equips graduates with the critical tools and qualifications needed to address technological advances and challenges of global business and industry.

Choose from our wide portfolio of Masters degree courses designed to meet the growing demand and needs of industry, businesses, and government. Our courses offer a combination of academic rigour and commercial acumen that is embedded in our research, teaching, and enterprise philosophy to address the requirements of graduate employers today.

"The MSc courses offered by the Electronic Engineering department at Royal Holloway offer opportunities for anyone looking to advance their study in respective areas, to specialise into a given discipline, with the support of great staff."
George, MEng Electronic Engineering with a year in industry, 2023.

Read more about what our graduates say about their study experiences in alumni testimonials.

Project Management at London

Our range of Project Management masters degrees are a great way to enhance your career in one year - taught from our well-equipped Central London campus.

Located in the heart of Bloomsbury, central London, we have our historic base at 11 Bedford Square as well as a dedicated suite in the University of London's impressive headquarters, Senate House, opposite the British Museum. We also have exclusive use of modern teaching spaces in nearby Stewart House. These three buildings, just a few minutes apart, provide an inspiring and vibrant environment to stimulate creative and critical thinking.

Electronic Engineering at Egham

Our range of Egham campus based postgraduate masters courses are aligned with our research expertise in current and emerging electronic engineering pathways. These courses are based in our high-spec Beatrice Shilling building equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, providing a stimulating environment for our lively community of students and staff.

You can read more about our courses below and find out how to apply for postgraduate study at Royal Holloway here

Masters Degrees

The MSc Project Management provides graduates with the necessary knowledge, skills, and tools to become competent Project Managers, a growing area of importance throughout business, industry and government today. While many project management programmes seek to train students on single framework of project management, our programme offers the opportunity to understand a broad range of different frameworks and its core relation to different industry sectors

As the changing landscape and global demand for Project Managers continues to grow, our Project Management degree opens the possibilities of multiple routes of employment, re-deployment and advancing existing employment opportunities. Graduates of this programme enter a wide-variety of industries and professions, where demand for employees with project management expertise and capabilities to address the complex and changing organisations is high. 

This course is taught from our well-equipped Central London campus

Student testimonials.

Academic coordinator: Satya R Shah
Professor of Engineering Management and Director of Postgraduate Education

The MSc Engineering Management is designed to meet the growing global demand for postgraduate engineers and scientists with management expertise and capabilities to address complex and changing organisations. The course has a strong emphasis on scientific, technological, and digital advancements with the convergence of established and modern engineering, manufacturing and service focussed industries. It explores the strategic focus of developing multi and intra disciplinary characteristics of modern business enterprises while bridging the 'communication gap' between engineers and managers.

Our graduates are well equipped for all disciplines of management roles within both public and private sector organisations, with project and teamwork, business, and enterprise skills, and a sound understanding of the exploitation and benefits of technology and digital tools within workplace for a rewarding career.

This course is taught from our well-equipped Central London campus

Student testimonials.

Academic coordinator: Satya R Shah
Professor of Engineering Management and Director of Postgraduate Education

The MSc Cyber Security Project Management  enables you to explore software project management issues and address challenges with advanced skills to meet the growing demand from multi-sector organisations seeking a software and digital project management skills set.

There is a growing global demand for graduates with specialist cyber security projects expertise and capabilities to address the emerging threats to digital and information security sectors. This course develops your knowledge and skillset to plan, design, and deliver software management projects on time and on budget.  It also has strategic focus on developing multi and intra disciplinary characteristics of modern digital and cyber security project-based environments. You will graduate with an understanding of a broad range of cyber security and digital threats and its relation to project practices in industry.

This course is taught from our well-equipped Central London campus

Course contact: Satya R Shah
Professor of Engineering Management and Director of Postgraduate Education

We offer an MSc by Research Electronic Engineering and an MPhil/PhD Electronic Engineering in one of our research areas.

We welcome applications from prospective students who wish to work on projects of particular interest to our academics.

We also welcome applicants wishing to propose their own projects in conjunction with our research interests.

You will be based at our Egham campus for this degree.

Academic coordinator: Dr Shyqyri Haxha

This new MSc provides a varied and flexible curriculum informed by innovative research and current industrial needs with numerous optional modules so that the course can be tailored to suit your career aspirations. You will have the opportunity to integrate software, hardware, electronic and electrical engineering systems; design and implement programable system on chip platforms; and specialize in sustainable power generation to meet future carbon neutral targets.

You will be based at our Egham campus for this degree.

Academic coordinator: Alin Tisan

To hear what our students say about this course click here 

Find out more about MSc Advanced Electronic and Electrical Engineering

This new MSc has a focus on biomedical engineering fundamentals to healthcare practice, ranging from biomedical engineering, to embedded electronic systems, to machine learning. Using open-source tools for biosensing and neuroscience, you will work in a creative space with the aim of making brain-computer interfacing and other biosensors more accessible for rapid prototyping and quicker delivery of products in the consumer landscape.

You will be based at our Egham campus for this degree.

Academic coordinator: Clive Cheong Took


Find out more about MSc Biomedical Electronic Engineering

This new MSc focuses on the usage of fibre optics and RoF communications in 5G/6G and beyond, as well as in areas such as space and defence. Microwave and optical fibre communication systems enable high-speed communication, used in our everyday life from high-speed home-based internet, smart mobile phones, machine-to-machine communication systems, and ‘Everything Connected’. At Royal Holloway, we are one of the few institutions in the UK with the skills and resources to provide hands-on experience in this area. You’ll join an active, research-focused, postgraduate-only community; a unique microwave photonics and sensors research group.

You will be based at our Egham campus for this degree.

Academic coordinator: Shyqyri Haxha

To hear what our students say about this course click here

Find out more about MSc Microwave and Optical Fibre Communications

This new MSc examines the crucial changes in modern power systems today, as well as developments for a sustainable energy future. It will prepare you for the large variety of jobs in the Power System sector, from smart meters and demand side management, load forecasting, distribution or transmission, energy generation, renewables or energy storage.

You will be based at our Egham campus for this degree.

Academic coordinator: Stefanie Kuenzel  


Find out more about MSc Smart Power Systems

This online postgraduate degree is designed by industry practitioners and leading academics to provide you with a comprehensive insight into the specialism of project management.

Benefit from top quality teaching led by Royal Holloway staff and highly experienced practitioners, whilst having the ability to study from anywhere in the world and at your own pace, on your own schedule as part of the University of London Distance Learning programme.

You can also choose to focus your Project Management expertise on one of two pathways in Sustainability or Software Development.

Find out more details and how to apply on the University of London site at this link

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