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Semiconductor Photonics and Electronics, MSc

University of Sheffield, the United Kingdom

University of Sheffield

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MScFull-time1 yearfind outGBP 13000 per yearGBP 31000 per year

About Semiconductor Photonics and Electronics, MSc - at University of Sheffield

This course covers the fundamentals and cutting-edge research in areas such as GaN materials and devices (behind the solid state lighting LED revolution), nanoscaled materials and devices, and photonic device manufacture.

You will develop a comprehensive understanding of the materials and device theory plus practical experimental skills in extensive semiconductor cleanroom lab work, giving you a competitive edge in the jobs market.

Accreditation

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. You must hold a CEng accredited BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree to comply with full CEng registration requirements.

Notes about fees for this course

The fee listed is for the advertised mode of study. If you're studying for an alternative qualification or via a different mode of study (eg full-time, part-time) then the fee could be different. Due to inflation, the fee for Home students could also increase after your first year of study. Use Sheffield's fee calculator or contact the Student Fees team to check.

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Entry requirements

Minimum 2:1 honours degree in electronic and electrical engineering, physics, maths and other branches of engineering involving significant mathematical competence and technical modules.

You should have a strong background in maths modules and in technical modules related to semiconductors and/or electronics.

We will need evidence of relevant work/practical experience and strong performance within a major individual project during your undergraduate degree.

We also consider a wide range of international qualifications:

Entry requirements for international students

Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Other English language qualifications we accept

Pathway programme for international students

If you're an international student who does not meet the entry requirements for this course, you have the opportunity to apply for a pre-masters programme in Science and Engineering at the University of Sheffield International College . This course is designed to develop your English language and academic skills. Upon successful completion, you can progress to degree level study at the University of Sheffield.

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