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Microelectronics: Systems and Devices MSc

Newcastle University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Newcastle University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Our MSc in Microelectronics will develop your knowledge and understanding of fundamental and advanced topics in Microelectronics, such as Advanced Electronic Devices, VLSI Circuits and Systems Design.

About this course

Our innovative skills-based MSc has been carefully designed to meet the needs of the modern microelectronics industry, giving you an advanced education and enhancing your employability.

You will be taught by world-leading academics and researchers in Microsystems and Emerging Technologies and Materials. They are developing new designs, materials and processes for the next generation of electronic devices.

Our MSc is designed for graduates in:

electrical and electronic engineering
computer engineering
applied physics
related disciplines

You'll develop practical skills and theoretical knowledge. You will also benefit from our strong industrial links where our industrial experts will deliver complementary topics of industrial relevance.

What you'll learn

What you'll learn

You'll learn core skills in:

using hi-tech clean-room based fabrication and characterisation equipment
new VLSI circuit and system designs
engineering autonomous microelectronic systems and artificial intelligence
problem solving, analysing results and assessing progress
low-power design methods
industrial technology and VLSI CAD tools
independent learning and team work
effective communication and presentation (group work/report writing/oral presentation)
planning and organisation
risk assessment and ethical awareness

Our modules have been designed alongside industry experts, meaning you'll gain the technical knowledge and skills needed for this dynamic industry. You will also gain an appreciation of emerging application-specific electronic applications, such as those in Biomedical and Artificial Intelligence.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 24,300per year

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

University information

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    37th

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    26th out of 71 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    138 60%

    30th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85.0 85%

    21st

    10
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.89 78%

    53rd

    16

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