Electronic Engineering, M.Sc. | University of Southampton | Southampton, United Kingdom
12 months
29512 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Develop your electronic engineering knowledge at the Electronic Engineering MSc course at the University of Southampton. This 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.


Course Details

The Electronic Engineering MSc course at the University of Southampton 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.

Career Opportunities

This programme provides an excellent platform for a career in academia or industry sectors such as:

  • Electronics and semiconductors
  • Telecommunications
  • Photonics
  • Materials and packaging
  • Biotechnology
  • Motor vehicle and aerospace industries.

Graduates from the MSc programmes are employed worldwide in leading companies at the forefront of technology. As well as for larger multinationals, many students also go on to work for small to medium enterprises, including start-ups.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Project Preparation
  • Green Electronics
  • Digital Coding and Transmission
  • Nanoelectronic Devices
  • Digital IC and Systems Design
  • Microfabrication
  • Microsensor Technologies
  • Microfluidics and Lab-on-a-Chip
  • Bionanotechnology
  • Nanofabrication and Microscopy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

You’ll need a 2:1 degree in electronic engineering or a closely related subject.

You must also have an upper 2:1 score in the following:

  • 1 maths module
  • 5 electronics modules (e.g. semiconductor devices, microelectronics, microprocessors, digital systems, control and communications, signal processing, signals and systems, automation)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29512 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29512 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Southampton

697 - 1093 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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