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Electronic Engineering (MEng)

Master of Engineering
Length of course
4 years, starts September 2020
Course type
UCAS course code

About this course

Through hands-on experience of designing and building electronic systems – including a project for a real industry or academic customer – you’ll develop skills that can be applied to societal issues ranging from sustainable energy production to data security. This accredited degree will give you access to professional registration as a Chartered Engineer.

You’ll learn about the components and systems that enable electronic devices to operate. You can also learn the latest advances in areas such as quantum technology and photonics (the science of light), from researchers who are expanding our knowledge in these fields.

You’ll also enhance your professional skills through team project work and by taking an industry-specific module, engineering management and law. On this module you’ll cover essential transferable skills, such as:

  • budgeting

  • project management

  • entrepreneurship

This degree is also offered with an industrial placement year, an additional year-long paid placement in an engineering organisation. It is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)

You can download the course details, including modules, in the programme specificationPDF opens in a new window (PDF, 781.88 KB).

Location and awarding body

The course location is Highfield campus in Southampton. The awarding body is University of Southampton.

Transfer between courses

You may be able to transfer between any of our electronic engineering, electrical and electronic engineering or electrical engineering courses at certain points during your degree. You'll need to discuss this with your course leader.