Imperial College London

Imperial College London

Analogue and Digital Integrated Circuit Design

The course provides designers with in-depth knowledge of analogue, mixed signal and digital circuits; also experience with both the practical issues of device-level design and system-level performance requirements.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree (2.1 or above) in electrical engineering or equivalent; all applicants whose 1st language is not English require: GCSE, IGCSE, GCE O-level or equivalent at grade C; or Cambridge certificate of proficiency in English (CPE) at grade C; or IELTS score of 7.0 with a score of 6.5 or better in the written and speaking section; or TOEFL paper minimum score of 610 (test of written English (TWE) of 4.5 or more); or TOEFL computer minimum score of 250 (TWE of 4.5 or more); or TOEFL internet minimum score of 100 overall, including a minimum of 24 in the written section and a minimum of 22 in the speaking section.

Course modules

Modules include: Analogue integrated circuits and systems; introduction to digital integrated circuit design; instrumentation; VHDL and logic synthesis. Optional modules: (digital electronics) synthesis of digital architectures; advanced computer architectures; (analogue electronics) current mode analogue signal processing; high performance analogue electronics; power electronics; (radio and microwave electronics) microwave technology; radio frequency electronics; (digital signal processing) real time digital signal processing; digital signal processing and digital filters; (devices and technologies) advanced electronic devices; MEMS and nanotechnology; optical communication.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods includes examinations and a thesis.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 10,000 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 27,100 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
South Kensington Campus Kensington and Chelsea SW7 2AZ South East

Key information

Telephone number: 
020 7594 6166