Taught course

Electronic Engineering

University of Southampton · School of Electronics and Computer Science

Entry requirements

First- or upper second-class degree or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University in an appropriate discipline (e.g. mathematics, physics, engineering, computer science - see website for specific details).

English language: IELTS 6.5, with minimum of 6.0 in each component.

Months of entry


Course content

Electronic engineering achievements have transformed our daily lives. Use your knowledge and skills to realise exciting future developments. This one year MSc Electronic Engineering degree allows you to choose modules from specialist fields – such as micro and nanoelectronics, optoelectronics, micro and nanotechnology, photonic technologies, and wireless communications – and will enable you to deepen your understanding of one or more of these areas.

Semester one: Digital System Design; Digital IC and Systems Design; Secure Hardware Design; Nanoelectronic Devices; Microfabrication; Microsensor Technologies; Microfluidics and Lab-on-a-Chip; Bionanotechnology; Radio Communications Engineering; Digital Coding and Transmission; Signal Processing; Introduction to Silicon Photonics; Optical Fibre Technology.

Semester two:
Digital Systems Synthesis; Embedded Processors; Green Electronics; Bio/Micro/Nano Systems; Wireless and Mobile Networks; Advanced Systems and Signal Processing; Photonic Materials; Optical Fibre Sensors.

Plus three-month independent research project culminating in a dissertation.

Information for international students

Please see the international page.

Fees and funding

Please see the funding page for more details.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Electronics and Computer Science
+44 (0)23 8059 2630