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Semiconductor Photonics and Electronics

Semiconductor photonics and electronics underpin many areas of advanced and emerging technologies, from high efficiency LED lighting to advanced photovoltaics and lasers for communications. This course covers fundamentals through to 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 gain a comprehensive understanding of the materials and device theory whilst developing excellent practical experimental skills in extensive semiconductor cleanroom lab-work, giving you a competitive edge for work in industry or further study.

Course modules

Core modules
Semiconductor Materials; 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.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by examinations, coursework or reports, and a dissertation with poster presentation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2018 GBP 11,650 (Year 1) England 12 Months
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2018 GBP 22,450 (Year 1) International 12 Months
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2018 GBP 11,650 (Year 1) Northern Ireland 12 Months
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2018 GBP 11,650 (Year 1) Scotland 12 Months
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2018 GBP 11,650 (Year 1) Wales 12 Months

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