Semiconductor Photonics and Electronics
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Rank: 28 (The Complete University Guide)
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Start Date: 2020/09/01
Duration: 12 months
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Accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)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 labwork, giving you a competitive edge in the jobs market.Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information.
A 2:1 honours degree in electronic and electrical engineering, physics, maths and other branches of engineering involving significant mathematical competence. If you have a 2:2 or equivalent, or industry experience, we'll give your application individual consideration. English language requirements: Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
IELTS: 6.5 (minimum of 6.0 in each)
Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for The University of Sheffield.
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