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Electronic Engineering (MEng)

Master of Engineering
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4 years
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About this course

Explore the physical components, software and systems that bring electronic devices to life. Our 4-year, integrated master's will let you design, build and test your own electronic systems, including a project to solve a real-life problem. You can study the latest advances in areas such as quantum devices and nanotechnology. You’ll also develop skills you can apply to societal issues, like sustainable energy and data security.

This degree is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). It provides a route to professional registration as a Chartered Engineer.

Our master's degree in electronic engineering provides a solid basis in engineering. It allows you to specialise your studies with topics like:

  • robotics
  • cyber security
  • microfabrication
  • safety systems

You'll also learn about the latest advances in areas such as quantum technology and photonics (the science of light), from our researchers, who are experts in these fields.

As part of this course you can:

  • use our research facilities, including a high-voltage laboratory and our £110m interdisciplinary clean room
  • develop your enterprise skills with help from our startup supporter, Future Worlds
  • build your own unique electronic systems
  • study engineering management and law to develop your career skills

This MEng Electronic Engineering degree is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer.

Year in industry

Enhance your employability by taking this course with a paid industrial studies placement year.

Apply using:

  • Course name: Electronic Engineering with Industrial Studies
  • UCAS code: HH61

You'll spend this extra year at one of our partner companies, applying the skills and knowledge you've learned so far.

The fee is 20% of the standard annual tuition fee.

We regularly review our courses to ensure and improve quality. This course may be revised as a result of this. Any revision will be balanced against the requirement that the student should receive the educational service expected. Find out why, when, and how we might make changes.

Our courses are regulated in England by the Office for Students (OfS).

Course location

This course is based at Highfield.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

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