Northumbria University

Northumbria University

Microelectronic and Communication Engineering

This course is designed for students from a variety of engineering backgrounds, to enhance and develop electronic engineering knowledge and skills essential for the modern engineer. You will gain expertise and experience in the areas of analogue and digital systems and circuit design using state-of-the-art software and processors. You will gain the in-depth knowledge and skills you need for analysing, modelling and optimising the performance of advanced microelectronic and communication systems. The course covers a broad range of topics including advanced embedded system technologies, digital design automation and silicon electronic design, as well as optical fibre communication systems and wireless communications. In the second year, for one semester, you'll undertake an internship, study in another country or join a research group. This valuable experience will enhance your employability and further develop your theoretical and practical skills. It's also possible to complete this course in one year without the Advanced Practice element.

Assessment methods

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,450 per Year 1 (England) 16 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,450 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 16 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,450 per Year 1 (Scotland) 16 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,450 per Year 1 (Wales) 16 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST North East

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Key information

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0191 227 4444