Micro and Nanotechnology at University of Southampton - UCAS

Course summary

On this one-year MSc you'll gain an understanding of the micro and nanotechnology aspects of electronic engineering, with a focus on microelectromechanical systems and nanoelectronics. These technologies underpin research and development of miniaturised sensors, for example mobile phone motion and position detectors, and of nanoscale logic and memory devices for next-generation consumer electronics and future quantum devices. On this course you can address microfluidic technology for biodevices such as point-of-care diagnostics, and cover the fundamentals of photonic circuits and devices.


Compulsory modules include: Bio/Micro/Nano Systems; Microfabrication; Microsensor Technologies; Nanoelectronic Devices; MSc Research Methods and Project Preparation; Optional modules include: Green Electronics; Medical Electrical and Electronic Technologies; Microfluidics and Lab-on-a-Chip; Nanofabrication and Microscopy; Optical Fibre Sensors; Quantum Devices and Technology

Assessment method

Coursework, examinations, written project (design, development or experimental) and dissertation

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Engineering and Technology, Institution of

How to apply

International applicants

English language: Band C, IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all components.

Entry requirements

A UK bachelor’s degree with upper second-class honours or higher in electronic engineering or a closely related subject. Specific module requirements also apply. Please see website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Sponsorship information

A variety of scholarships, grants and bursaries may be available to help you fund your master’s study, both from the University and from other organisations. Please check the website for more information.

Micro and Nanotechnology at University of Southampton - UCAS