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
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.
- Research-led teaching
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 is by:
- 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, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
- +44 (0)114 222 5442