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Electrical Engineering

Northwestern University

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
37378 USD/year
37378 USD/year
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About

The Electrical Engineering program of Northwestern University provides students with the flexibility to specialize in different aspects of the field of electrical engineering.

Overview

The Electrical Engineering program of Northwestern University allows students to work closely with faculty members in the department who are leaders in the field.

For its master of science in electrical engineering program, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering looks for students who have a solid undergraduate background in electrical engineering and a desire to progress further into the field.

Many students in the program pursue independent research as a part of their degree by working in a research lab with a faculty member. To support research efforts, the department provides master’s students with state-of-the-art research equipment and the considerable resources offered by a great university.

Career paths

Students who earn the master of science in electrical engineering gain a competitive edge over their peers, working in fields such as system design and specification; university teaching and research; sales; cost analysis; management; component design, research, and development; and consulting, production, and quality control.

Many graduates of the master of science in electrical engineering program go on to further graduate study at PhD-granting institutions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Electrons, Photons, and Bits: Adventures in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Intro to Electrical Engineering
  • Fundamentals of Circuits
  • Fundamentals of Signals and Systems
  • Fundamentals of Solid State Engineering
  • Fundamentals of Electromagnetics and Photonics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit an application online.
  • Pay an online application fee by credit card.
  • Submit your Statement of Purpose.
  • Upload your transcript or academic record.
  • Submit your test scores (if required by your admitting program).
  • Upload two to three Letters of Recommendation.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37378 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18689 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    37378 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18689 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • per quarter: $18,689

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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