University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Microelectronics Systems Design

The world of electronics has a need for well-educated and experienced engineers to design extremely complex and highly integrated electronics systems and integrated circuits. This field of microelectronics systems design embodies many of the key skills relating to digital and analogue integrated circuit design and electronic systems engineering. Our cutting-edge programme examines aspects of system integration and discrete device properties, and is an excellent platform for further research in the Sustainable Electronic Technologies and the Smart Electronic Materials and Systems research groups.

Entry requirements

MSc: A UK bachelor's degree with upper second-class honours or higher. (See website for specific details and international equivalent qualifications.) English language: band 2c, IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all components.

Course modules

Compulsory modules include: Digital IC and Systems Design; Digital System Design; Nanoelectronic Devices; VLSI Design Project; VLSI Systems Design; MSc Research Project and Dissertation; Project Preparation. Optional modules include: Advanced Wireless Communications Networks and Systems; Analogue and Mixed Signal CMOS Design; Cryptography; Digital Systems Synthesis; Embedded Processors; Medical Electrical and Electronic Technologies.

Assessment methods

Coursework, examinations, written project (design, development or research) and dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 23,736 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site - Highfield Campus SO17 1BJ South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Taught Admissions - Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering
Telephone number: 
02380592630