Taught course

Microelectronics and Computer Engineering

University of Hertfordshire · School of Engineering and Technology

Entry requirements

The entry requirements will typically be a minimum of a 2:2 Honours degree in Electronic Engineering, Computer Engineering or a closely related discipline. In addition, candidates should have been exposed to relevant material at undergraduate level to sufficient depth to enable them to benefit from their chosen MSc programme.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

You will cover subject specific subjects such as Digital Signal Processing and Artificial Intelligence alongside cohort taught subjects to develop management skills and employability.

On the MSc in Microelectronics and Computer Engineering, the development of skills and advancement of knowledge focus on developing strong design skills for the seamless integration of software and hardware subsystems through the adoption of software-hardware co-design methodologies.

This will enable you to gain experience of designing digital systems for sustainable and smart applications, using DSP/FPGA/ASIC technology. Students will be aware of alternatives to the mainstream superscalar approach to computer design and instil in them design skills for a variety of acceleration intelligence techniques.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12-18 months

Course contact details

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