Taught course

Microelectronics: Systems and Devices

Newcastle University · School of Engineering

Entry requirements

A 2:2 BEng honours degree, or international equivalent, in:

  • electrical and electronic engineering
  • computer engineering
  • mechanical engineering
  • physics
  • communications, information and control engineering
  • optical information science and technology

Relevant professional experience is desirable, although not essential.

We will consider your application on an individual basis if you have lower or non-standard qualifications and significant, relevant professional experience.

Months of entry


Course content

Our innovative skills-based MSc meets the needs of the modern microelectronics industry. This will give you an advanced education and enhance your employability.

Learn from world-leading academics and researchers in microsystems and emerging technologies and materials. They are developing the next generation electronic device:

  • designs
  • materials
  • processes

This master's in Microelectronics is for graduates in:

  • electrical and electronic engineering
  • computer engineering
  • applied physics
  • related disciplines.

You'll develop practical skills and theoretical knowledge. Our strong industrial links and experts help to deliver topics of industrial relevance.

As a graduate you will be ready for a wide range of careers. This is across this thriving sector as well as other engineering sectors.

Information for international students

English Language requirements: Direct Entry : IELTS 6.0 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills). If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.

Fees and funding

See Fees and Funding tab in the Programme information in our online Prospectus.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

School of Engineering