Sensor Technologies and Enterprise MSc

  • Programme duration: Full-time: 24 months  
  • Programme start: September 2019
  • Entry requirements: You will need a 2:1 or equivalent degree in a science and technology related field.
Sensor Technologies and Enterprise msc

About us

School of Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Computer Science

The School of Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Computer Science is at the forefront of world-leading and internationally acclaimed research in this fast moving discipline. Our postgraduate master’s and research programmes offer high quality specialised training for graduates with Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related science degrees. With one of the largest postgraduate bodies in the University you will be taught in state-of-the-art facilities by academics who are leaders internationally in their research fields.

Sensor City

Sensor City is a collaboration between the University of Liverpool and Liverpool John Moores University and is a flagship University Enterprise Zone. We enable industry and academic partners in a range of sectors to translate their innovative sensor concepts into commercially viable solutions.

From our purpose-built base in Liverpool we offer existing companies and budding entrepreneurs the technical expertise, business support and international platform needed to collaborate, fund and promote sensor solutions to a global market. Positioned at the intersection of industry and academia, Sensor City facilitates connectivity and fosters progress, helping partners to capitalise on the growing sensor revolution. We aim to make Liverpool a world-recognised centre for sensor technologies.


Sensor City provides the opportunity for research collaborations between academia and industry, with many potential benefits. Unique industry access and entrepreneurial funding will also be available for students and post-graduates, ideally leading to high-value spin-out companies and jobs.


Research overview

Join us and you'll be part of a vibrant research community that carries out internationally-leading work and publishes in the most prestigious international journals.

We organise our research into four interacting groups, each headed by a Professor. These groups are:

  • BioMEMS, Organic and Silicon Electronics
  • Intelligence Engineering and Industrial Automation
  • Plasma and Complex Systems
  • Signal Processing and Communications

Research work is funded by the UK Research Councils, the EU and industry and we've strong links with other disciplines, including basic science, life sciences and mathematics.

Research in the department connects and contributes strongly to undergraduate teaching.

Department address

Department of Electrical Engineering and Electronics
Brownlow Hill
L69 3GJ

Telephone: +44 (0)151 794 4539

Fax: +44 (0)151 794 4540