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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

Explore the physical components, software and systems that bring electronic devices to life. Our 4-year, integrated Masters 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 Electronic Engineering Masters 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

You can take this course with an additional year-long, paid placement. Apply with UCAS code HH61 for the Industrial Studies option.

You can download the course details, including modules, in the programme specificationPDF opens in a new window (PDF, 579.11 KB).

Location and awarding body

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

Transfer between courses

You can transfer between our electronic engineeringelectrical and electronic engineering or electrical engineering courses at certain points during your degree. You'll need to discuss this with your course leader.