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Microelectronic Systems MSc (Eng)

University of Liverpool

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Liverpool

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Overview

On this well-established MSc programme you will develop advanced knowledge and skills in key aspects of microelectronic systems.

The course content is updated annually to maintain industry relevance and to reflect the latest developments in the industry.

We cover the following core (compulsory) topics during the MSc:

Embedded computer systems
Digital system design
IC design
Microprocess systems
Research skills and project management.

Part-time study is in co-operation with the students’ employers.

This programme is also available as Microelectronic Systems with a Year in Industry MSc (Eng).

Projects

Your project work will earn you 60 credits towards your MSc degree. The project's examined by oral presentation and dissertation.

In your work you'll need to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of your topic, mastery of research techniques, and the ability to analyse assembled data and assess outcomes.

Career prospects

The programme offers you the opportunity to learn from experts in IC design and digital system design and embedded computer systems, to allow you to start working straight after your degree or continue your studies via a PhD. You'll get plenty of industry exposure too. Our industrial partners include ARM Holdings Plc, a top 200 UK company that specialises in microprocessor design and development.

Some of our graduates have gone on to work for companies such as:

ARM
National Instrument
Imagination Technologies

Some have continued to study for a PhD programme with us or other universities.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 21,600per year

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

University information

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University of Liverpool

  • University League Table

    33rd

  • Campus address

    University of Liverpool, The Foundation Building, 765 Brownlow Hill, Liverpool, Liverpool, L69 7ZX, England

Renowned for excellent teaching that relates to the professions including medicine, dentistry, business, law, architecture and engineering.
Internationally recognised themes: personalised health, infectious disease, advanced materials, digital, heritage, and starting well, living well, ageing well.
Extensive support network in place for International students. Students can take advantage of a meet and greet service and ‘Hello International!’ welcome.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    35th out of 72 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    128 58%

    41st

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    35th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%

    53rd

    16

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