Taught course

Semiconductor Photonics and Electronics

Institution
University of Sheffield · Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Qualifications
MSc(Eng)

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree in electronic and electrical engineering, physics, maths or other branches of engineering involving significant mathematical competence from a UK university.

If you have a 2:2 or equivalent, or industry experience, we’ll give your application individual consideration.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)

This course covers fundamentals through to cutting-edge research in areas such as GaN materials and devices (behind the solid state lighting LED revolution), nanoscaled materials and devices, and photonic device manufacture. You will gain a comprehensive understanding of the materials and device theory whilst developing excellent practical experimental skills in extensive semiconductor cleanroom labwork, giving you a competitive edge for work in industry or further study.

Teaching

  • Research-led teaching
  • Lectures
  • Laboratories
  • Seminars
  • Tutorials

A large practical module covers the design, manufacture and characterisation of a semiconductor component, such as a laser or light emitting diode. This involves background tutorials and hands-on practical work in the UK’s National Epitaxy Facility.

Assessment

Assessment is by:

  • Examinations
  • Coursework or reports
  • Dissertation with poster presentation

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses

Information for international students

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Qualification and course duration

MSc(Eng)

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Email
eee-mscrec@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)114 222 5442