|Study location||United Kingdom, Sheffield|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||£20,470 per year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
A 2:1 honours degree in Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Physics, Maths and other branches of engineering involving significant mathematical competence
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 6.5 with at least 6.0 in each component
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
These should be supplied and signed by academic staff at institutions where you have studied previously. They must be presented on the official letter-headed paper of the relevant institution. If you have been out of education for the last two years, you can send one academic reference plus one from your current employer if you wish.
Sheffield is a national centre for this kind of research. Meet the growing need in industry for advanced skills in electronic and photonic component engineering. If you have a numerate background or already work in industry, this course will upgrade your skills.
For our MSc students, working in the UIII-V semiconductor facility is the highlight of this fascinating, challenging course. You will attend tutorials and carry out practical work in the III-V.
There are lectures, laboratories, seminars and tutorials. You will also plan and deliver your own research project. We assess you on exams, coursework or reports and a dissertation with poster presentation.
Principles of Semiconductor Device Technology
Packaging and Reliability of Microsystems
Nanoscale Electronic Devices
Energy Efficient Semiconductor Devices
Optical Communication Devices and Systems
Compound Semiconductor Device Manufacture
Major Research Project
A large practical module covers the design, manufacture and characterisation of a semiconductor component, such as a laser or light emitting diode – this involves background tutorials and hands-on practical work in the UK’s national III-V semiconductor facility
Coursework or reports
Dissertation with poster presentation