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H611 MEng Electronic Engineering with Nanotechnology (4 Years)

Our four-year MEng degree course in Electronic Engineering with Nanotechnology focuses on the design and implementation of secure electronic systems. Advanced topics include cyber security, safety-critical systems, automated software verification and cryptography.

Introducing your degree

Electronics and electronic systems have become the enabling technology of the material world. Develop the skills and knowledge to engineer the electronic signals that pervade the world around us.

Programme Overview

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Our MEng in Electronic Engineering with Nanotechnology includes the core learning of the BEng Electronic Engineering and MEng Electronic Engineering programmes to give you a thorough grounding in the field. You then have the opportunity to specialise and gain a greater understanding of the practical industrial applications of nanotechnology. Key areas of study include:

•    integrated circuit design
•    digital system synthesis
•    very-large-scale integration design
•    silicon technology and devices
•    nanotechnology

Our MEng Electronic Engineering with Nanotechnology will provide you with the skills to work in any area of the electronics industry.

We have excellent relationships with employers, and have our own Careers Hub website. We also run an annual careers fair.

View the programme specification document for this course

Accreditation

Our MEng Electronic Engineering with Nanotechnology is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and we are a member of the UK Electronics Skills Foundation.

Programme Structure

Students undertake four years of study. Each year there are compulsory modules. However, the degree has been designed to maximise student choice by allowing you to tailor the degree structure to suit your own interests.

To Apply

All undergraduate applications for Electronics and Computer Science should be made online through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS).

Find out how to apply and get further details about UCAS' website, phone and contact details.

Key Facts

We have pioneered many of the most important advances in electronics and microelectronics over the past 30 years

We lead the UK for the volume and quality of Electrical and Electronic Engineering research (REF 2014)

97% of our Electrical and Electronic Engineering research outputs are rated as world-leading or internationally excellent (REF 2014)

The Guardian University Guide 2016 shows the University of Southampton first in the UK for Electronics and Electrical Engineering

The 2016 Times / Sunday Times Good University Guide and Complete University Guide league tables show our Electrical and Electronic Engineering ranked third in the UK

Southampton is ranked in the top 51-100 universities for Electrical and Electronic Engineering in the 2015 QS World Rankings

We have outstanding experimental research facilities, including our world-class high-voltage laboratory and our £110m interdisciplinary clean room

Entry Requirements

Typical entry requirements

GCSEs:
QualificationGrade
GCSE

GCSE Mathematics and English at grade C or above

A Levels:
QualificationGrade
GCE A-level

For 2016: A*AA including Mathematics and Physics. Physics may be substituted by Further Mathematics, Computer Science, or Electronics. General Studies and Critical Thinking are not accepted as one of the three A levels.

Other Qualifications:

English Language Requirements

If English is not your first language, you will be required to pass an approved English test. We normally ask for a score of IELTS 6.5 with at least 5.5 in each competency. For information on other accepted English language tests, please visit www.southampton.ac.uk/admissions_language.

Alternative Qualifications

We welcome applications from candidates offering qualifications other than A and AS levels (including BTEC Higher National Diploma, European Baccalaureate, International Baccalaureate, Irish Leaving Certificate and Scottish Highers). You will be expected to attain an equivalent standard (or higher) to an A level applicant.

International Qualifications

We welcome applications from international students. For information on applying, visit the International Office website.

Mature Applicants

We welcome applications from mature students. If you will be over 21 at the start of your proposed degree programme, you are may be eligible for exemption from our normal entry requirements. However, you will be required to provide evidence of having completed recent study (eg Access, Return to Study, Open University foundation courses) and of your capacity to pursue the course.

Selection process:

We select students on the basis of a UCAS application. UCAS code: H611, course title: MEng Electronic Engineering with Nanotechnology, course duration: 4 years

Modules

Year 1

Year 1, Semester 1

Year 1, Semester 2
Core Modules
ELEC1204
Advanced Programming
ELEC1205
Solid State Devices
ELEC1207
Electronic Systems


Year 2

Year 2, Full Academic Year
Compulsory Modules
ELEC2024
TT Electronic Labs Yr2

Year 2, Semester 1
Compulsory Modules
ELEC2212
Electromagnetism for Communications
ELEC2220
Control and Communications
ELEC2221
Digital Systems and Signal Processing
MATH2047
Mathematics for Electronics & Electrical Engineering Part II

Year 2, Semester 2
Compulsory Modules
ELEC2201
Devices
ELEC2204
Computer Engineering
ELEC2205
Electronic Design
ELEC2216
Advanced Electronic Systems


Year 3

In this year, you will select three Optional modules; at least one of which will be a Specialised module.

Year 3, Full Academic Year
Core Modules
COMP3200
Part III Individual Project

Year 3, Semester 1
Compulsory Modules
ELEC3207
Nanoelectronic Devices
MANG3067
Engineering Management and Law

+ show 8 additional optional modules...

- hide 8 additional optional modules...


Year 3, Other

+ show 1 additional optional module...

- hide 1 additional optional module...



Year 4

In this year, you will select five Optional modules; at least two of which will be Specialised modules.

Year 4, Full Academic Year
Core Modules
ELEC6200
Group Design Project


Career Opportunities

Employability is embedded into modules from the first year onwards and right from the first lecture. We explain the degree skills which are being taught throughout the modules and offer a number of optional employability modules.

The technical skills you will obtain are in high demand, as are skills of understanding and analysing problems, together with communicating the results.

We have excellent relationships with employers and our own ECS Careers Hub offers a valuable resource. Adam Malpass, an MEng graduate of Electronic Engineering, was UK Electronics Skills Foundation Scholar of the Year 2011.“The ECS careers fairs offer many opportunities for employment and placements,” he said.“Being in ECS really does open doors for you”.

D4 System Design

Electronics students take part in a System Design group excercise in their second year. Here, students build a live audio performance system.

Costs

Students are responsible for meeting the cost of essential textbooks, and of producing such essays, assignments, laboratory reports and dissertations as are required to fulfil the academic requirements for each programme of study.

In some cases you'll be able to choose modules (which may have different costs associated with that module) which will change the overall cost of a programme to you. Please also ensure you read the section on additional costs in the University’s Fees, Charges and Expenses Regulations in the University Calendar available at www.calendar.soton.ac.uk.

Location

Highfield Campus

Highfield is our main campus and the heart of the University. Set in beautiful green surroundings, it’s easily accessible from the city centre. University Road, Southampton, SO17 1BJ.

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