Taught course

Microelectronics Systems Design

Institution
University of Southampton · School of Electronics and Computer Science
Qualifications
MSc

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 or computer science). English language: IELTS 6.5, with minimum of 6.0 in each component.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The field of microelectronics systems design embodies many of the key skills relating to integrated circuit design and electronic systems engineering. This cutting-edge programme examines aspects of system integration and discrete device properties, and is an excellent platform for further research in the Nano group and the Electronics and Electrical Engineering group.

Semester one: Digital Integrated Circuit Design; Digital System Design; Nanoelectronic Devices; VLSI Systems Design.
Semester two: VLSI Design Project; Analogue and Mixed Signal CMOS Design; Automated Software Verification; Nanofabrication and Microscopy; Advanced Wireless Communication Networks and Systems; Medical Electrical and Electronic Technologies; Cryptography; Digital Systems Synthesis; Embedded Processors.
Plus three-month independent research project culminating in a dissertation.

For further information, please visit our website.

Information for international students

www.southampton.ac.uk/international/

Fees and funding

www.southampton.ac.uk/postgraduate/feesandfunding/pgfundbyschool.html

www.southampton.ac.uk/postgraduate/feesandfunding/

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations40
Written coursework / continuous assessment20
Dissertation40 (15000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Electronics and Computer Science
Email
fpse-mscapply@southampton.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)23 8059 2630