Newcastle University

Newcastle University


This course covers all aspects relevant to the modern microelectronics industry, including semiconductor theory, fabrication technology, digital techniques, VLSI design and reconfigurable hardware design. The course covers the main areas of microelectronics: semiconductor theory and fabrication; digital and VSLI design; application areas. Graduates are equipped for a career in any area of the industry, while having an appreciation of other aspects of the subject.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 BEng Honours degree, or international equivalent, in electrical and electronic engineering, computer engineering or a related subject, such as mechanical engineering, physics, communications, information and control engineering, optical information science and technology. Applicants whose 1st language is not English should hold IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

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Key information

School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Telephone number: 
0191 208 6154