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Electronic Engineering (MSc)

Master of Science
Typical Offer
2:1 degree View full entry requirements
1 year
Course Type
Next course starts
September 2020

About this course

Develop your electronic engineering knowledge on this master’s degree at the University of Southampton. This MSc course will give you the latest techniques, technologies and tools to help you meet emerging economic and social challenges. We’re a top 10 university in the UK for electronic engineering, meaning you’ll get the graduate opportunities you need for your future career.

The MSc Electronic Engineering is a portfolio master’s degree, enabling you to further your knowledge of a number of areas, such as:

  • micro and nanoelectronics
  • optoelectronics
  • micro and nanotechnology
  • wireless communications

It offers a wider choice of modules than our specialist masters programmes, enabling you to tailor the degree to your interests. You’ll also work during the summer research project on a specialist topic.

The degree is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) on behalf of the Engineering Council as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for registration as a Chartered Engineer. 
Candidates must hold a CEng accredited BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree to comply with full CEng registration requirements.

Course lead

The course lead is Dr Maurits De Planque. As Associate Professor at the Life Sciences Interface of ECS his main research interests are nano/microtechnology aspects of bioengineering, including chemical oscillators, microfluidic cell arrays, semiconductor biosensors and ion channel nanopores. Find out more on Dr De Planque’s staff profile page.


This course is accredited by:

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Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)

Course location

This course is based at Highfield.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

Download the programme specification

The programme specification sets out the learning outcomes of this course and details how the course is taught and assessed.

In light of COVID-19, we’ve made changes to some elements of course delivery for 2020-21. For details as to how this has changed delivery for this course, please view the Addendum to the Programme Specification PDF.