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Microelectronic Engineering with Industrial Project MEng (Hons)

Newcastle University

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  • Qualification

    Master of Engineering (with Honours) - MEng (Hon)

  • Location

    Main Site (Newcastle)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This four-year MEng degree in microelectronic engineering integrates a year of master's-level study and an industrial placement.

Course overview

Your first three years mirror those of our Microelectronic Engineering BEng degree. You study a common curriculum providing core electronic engineering skills, followed by specialist topics such as:

  • nanoscale devices
  • integrated circuit design

In the fourth year, you complete an industrial placement in the UK or abroad, helping you boost your CV and develop industry contacts. You will develop specialist skills in design capture, simulation and design synthesis techniques.

You complete several design projects to showcase your skills to future employers. For example, designing a wireless USB device.

Teaching methods

You'll learn through a combination of:

  • lectures
  • lab sessions
  • tutorials

Up to 10 hours will consist of practical sessions in our state-of-the-art labs, including experiments and project work.

Your future

When you graduate, you'll have opportunities in areas such as electrical supply and distribution, power systems, transports, and electrical machinery.

You'll also develop a wide range of transferable skills, including analytical skills, teamwork, time management, and IT skills, which are valued by employers across all sectors.

Recent graduates have secured roles as graduate engineers in companies including:

  • Dyson
  • Siemens
  • Arup
  • IQHQ
  • BBC
  • BT

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 23,400per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : AAB

AAB including Mathematics and one of Physics, Chemistry or Electronics and excluding General Studies and Critical Thinking. For Biology, Chemistry and Physics A levels, we require a pass in the practical element. GCSE Physics or Dual Award Science (minimum grade B or 6) required if Physics is not offered at a higher level.


University information

Newcastle University

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  • Campus address

    Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 7RU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    23rd out of 72 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    138 62%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%



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