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Microelectronic Systems with a Year in Industry MSc (Eng)

University of Liverpool

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Liverpool

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    24 months

Course summary

Overview

On this well-established MSc programme you willdevelop advanced knowledge and skills in key aspects of telecommunications and wireless systems.

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

The first two sections consist of lectures, laboratory classes and seminars, with a final section devoted to an individually supervised project.

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.

Graduates will be capable of undertaking research and development work in microelectronic Systems and also developing and managing R&D programmes.

This opportunity to work in industry will help students strengthen their career options by

  • Undertaking the project work in an industrial setting;
  • Applying theory learnt in the classroom to real-world practice;
  • Developing communications and interpersonal skills;
  • Building networks and knowledge which will be invaluable throughout their career.

The placement

During the placement year students will spend time working in a relevant company suitable for the MSc. This is an excellent opportunity to gain practical engineering experience which will boost students’ CV, build networks and develop confidence in a working environment. Many placement students continue their relationship with the placement provider by undertaking relevant projects and may ultimately return to work for the company when they graduate.

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

Application deadline

15 July 2022

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 25,050per 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

    30th

  • Campus address

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

Renowned for excellent teaching in medicine, dentistry, business, law architecture and engineering.
Internationally recognised research themes include personalised health, infectious disease, advanced materials, and starting well, living well, ageing well.
Extensive support for international students includes a bespoke pre-arrival programme, meet and greet service and ‘Hello International!’ welcome.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    22nd out of 71 13

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    145 63%

    24th

    17
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    31st

    22

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