In analogue VLSI design, our facilities include a unique custom designed analogue integrated circuit specifically designed to support laboratory based teaching. The University of Edinburgh 's advanced design and prototyping laboratories, advanced micro and nano fabrication facilities and state-of-the-art digital system laboratories use the latest industry standard software tools.
Alternatively, Electronics students from The University of Edinburgh may specialise in the emergent discipline of bioelectronics where our research and teaching interests include access to the fabrication facilities at the Scottish Microelectronics Centre. For students who wish to study a more general electronics course including digital systems, a prescribed course selection is available.
This programme is run over 12 months, with two semesters of taught courses, followed by a research project, leading to a masters thesis. There is a great deal of flexibility in our degree programme with three distinct streams as follows:
- Analogue and Digital
You will gain significant practical experience in analogue and digital laboratories and become familiar with the latest industry standard design software and environments. Having been exposed to concepts such as design re-use and systems on chip technology, you will be able to cooperate with others in electronic system design.
Recent graduates are now working as applications, design, field, test and validation engineering for employers such as BMW, Guangzhou Hangxin Avionics and Kongsberg Maritime.
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- Analogue IC Design
- Analogue VLSI A
- Discrete-time Signal Analysis
- Power Electronics
- Principles of Microelectronic Devices
- Analogue Circuit Design
- Analogue VLSI B
- Research Project Preparation
- Electronics: Project and Thesis
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- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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There are 3 application rounds.
DisciplinesElectronics & Embedded Technology View 145 other Masters in Electronics & Embedded Technology in United Kingdom
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- A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in electronics or electrical engineering.
- We may also consider your application if you have appropriate professional experience; please contact us to check before you apply.
- Entry to this programme is competitive. A typical offer will normally require a UK first class honours degree or equivalent.
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International29600 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 29600 GBP per year during 12 months.
National13700 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13700 GBP per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Edinburgh
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
If you live in the UK, you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan from one of the UK’s governments. The type and amount of financial support you are eligible for will depend on your programme, the duration of your studies, and your residency status. (Programmes studied on a part-time intermittent basis are not eligible.)
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.