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Master of Engineering in
Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Ranked first in the UK!
The best university to study EEE


Master of Engineering in Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Course Code: JPT (R/523/6/0119) 05/23 MQA/FA3103
Duration: 4 Years
Intake: September
Delivery Model: 2 years in Malaysia, 2 years in the UK


Electrical and Electronic Engineering influences many aspects of modern life ranging from energy, healthcare, entertainment and commerce, to communications, manufacturing and the environment. Electrical and Electronic Engineering is a challenging and evolving subject that is relevant to a wide range of industries, including the power sector and the electronics industry. At Southampton, you will gain a broad spectrum of knowledge and skills required to work in the technology sector, but also the wider range of competencies needed by today’s professional engineer. 

This breadth of knowledge is developed using a systematic approach to most subjects – blending the core technical syllabus with ongoing design exercises that run throughout the programme. You will use some of the most advanced teaching facilities in the world, you will put the theory you have learned in lectures into practice and deliver real results.

Why Study This Course

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World -class facilities. £110m state-of-the-art interdisciplinary cleanroom, high-voltage laboratory and facilities in the UK
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Quality education at affordable fee. Save up to 40% of the tuition fee compared to studying full time in the UK
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Two global experiences. Study 2 years in Malaysia and 2 years in the UK
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Accredited programme. Accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology on behalf of the Engineering Council
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Ranked no. 1 in the UK, according to The Guardian University Guide, 2021

Course Structure

The first two years provide sound preparation for the final part of the degree, concentrating on the fundamentals of electrical and electronic engineering with an increasing emphasis on design as the course progresses. You will follow a core set of modules before specialising in your chosen area in the third and fourth years.
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Communications and Control
  • Digital and Analogue Electronics
  • Mathematics
  • Nanotechnology and Photonics
  • Power Systems
  • Computer Science / Software Engineering
  • Mathematics for Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electrical Materials and Fields
  • Electronic Circuits
  • Programming
  • Digital Systems and Microprocessors
  • Advanced Programming
  • Solid State Devices
  • Electronic Systems
  • Mathematics for Electrical & Electronic Engineering II
  • Applied Electromagnetism
  • Control and Communications
  • Digital System and Signal Process
  • Power Electronics and Drives
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering Design
  • Power Circuits and Transmission

Optional modules:

  • Devices
  • Electrical Machines
  • Computer Engineering
  • Advanced Electronic Systems
  • Individual Project
  • Engineering Management and Law

Optional modules:

  • Advanced Computer Architecture 
  • Advanced Partial Differential Equations 
  • Analogue and Mixed Signal Electronics
  • Computational Biology
  • Control System Design
  • Digital Coding and Transmission 
  • Digital Control System Design 
  • Digital IC and Systems Design 
  • Embedded Network Systems 
  • Foundations of Machine Learning
  • Green Electronics
  • Electrical Machines 
  • Green Electronics
  • High Voltage Engineering
  • Integral Transform Methods
  • Introduction to Bionanotechnology 
  • Machine Learning Technologies
  • Nanoelectronic Devices 
  • Operational Research 
  • Optimisation 
  • Photonics II
  • Power Systems Engineering 
  • Power Systems Technology
  • Real-Time Computing and Embedded Systems
  • Robotic Systems
  • Security of Cyber Physical Systems 
  • Signal and Image Processing 
  • Wireless and Optical Communications
  • Group Design Project

Optional modules:

  • Advanced Wireless Communications Networks and Systems 
  • Analogue and Mixed Signal CMOS Design 
  • Applied Control Systems 
  • Bio/Micro/Nano Systems
  • Biologically Inspired Robotics
  • Cryptography 
  • Digital Systems Synthesis 
  • Embedded Processors 
  • Evolution of Complexity 
  • High Voltage Insulation Systems 
  • Image Processing 
  • Individual Research Project
  • Machine Learning for Wireless Communications
  • Medical Electrical and Electronic Technologies
  • Microfabrication 
  • Microfluidics and Lab-on-a-Chip
  • Microsensor Technologies 
  • Modelling with Differential Equations 
  • Nanofabrication and Microscopy 
  • Numerical Methods 
  • Optical Fibres 
  • Power and Distribution: Design, Operation and Protection 
  • Power Electronics for DC Transmission 
  • Power Generation: Technology and Impact on Society 
  • Power Systems Operation and Economics
  • Quantum Devices and Technology 
  • Secure Hardware and Embedded Devices
  • Silicon Photonics  
  • VLSI Design Project 
  • VLSI Systems Design 
  • Wireless Networks 
  • Wireless Transceiver Design and Implementation

University of Southampton degrees are highly valued by employers and studying at both our Malaysia and Southampton Campuses will equip you with the skills to operate globally.

Our EEE degrees open up a wide range of exciting career opportunities. Previous graduate jobs have included:

  • Electronic Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Microeletronics Engineer
  • Embedded Systems Engineer
  • Instrumentation
  • Control Engineer

Organisations employing our EEE graduates include:

  • Apple
  • Audi
  • BBC
  • Bloomberg
  • Cisco
  • Facebook
  • Google
  • Intel
  • JP Morgan
  • Microsoft
  • Samsung
  • Sony

Malaysian student:

  • Year 1 and 2 (in Malaysia) RM51,700 per annum
  • Year 3 and 4 (in the UK) RM100,144 (£18,208) per annum

International student:

  • Year 1 and 2 (in Malaysia) £10,900 (RM59,950) per annum
  • Year 3 and 4 (in the UK) £18,208 (RM100,144) per annum

We offer up to 100% scholarships. Chat with our counsellor to explore your options.

AAA, with A in mathematics and either physics, further mathematics, electronics or computer science

36 points overall, 18 at Higher Level 

AAA, with A in mathematics and physics

AAAA, with A in mathematics I and II and physics

Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY)
75% overall with 75% in Mathematics and 70% in Physics

Other Foundation Years will be considered on a case by case basis

English language qualifications
Band B (IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all components or GCE O-Level (1119 Grade C))

The University of Southampton Malaysia accepts various English Language Tests, to read more: https://www.southampton.ac.uk/studentadmin/admissions/admissions-policies/language.page

Our typical entry requirements may subject to change. If you are unsure about your qualification or results, please contact our professional team of counsellors, or speak to your school’s guidance counsellors.

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    The reason I chose Electrical and Electronic Engineering was  the wide range of industries. It is applicable from communications and artificial intelligence to power generation and robotics. Electricity is integral to every aspect of our day to day life. 
    Ahrum Alam
    MEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering

    Our academics

    Dr Siow Yong Low
    Dr Siow Yong LowHead of Electrical and Electronic Engineering Programme
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    Dr. Siow Yong Low is an Associate Professor and Head of the EEE Programme at the University of Southampton Malaysia. He was a recipient of the Australian funded CIS and the APA scholarships for both his undergraduate and postgraduate studies in Australia. From 2005 – 2010, he held a variety of post-doctoral and research engineer posts in WA Australia before moving to the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Curtin University, Sarawak campus as a Senior Lecturer. He has taught broadly on the EEE curriculum, in particular teaching electrical systems, signals and systems, microprocessors and software technology. As an electronics and communications engineer, Siow Yong applies his research in signal processing into making assistive listening devices and hearing aids more responsive and seamless for the hearing impaired. Siow Yong’s research is in the broad area of acoustics signal processing.
    Dr Grace Chai
    Dr Grace ChaiAssistant Professor, Electrical and Electronic Engineering Lecturer
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    Dr. Chai is an experimental optoelectronics material physicist and has active research collaborations with theoretical and experimental physicists across the UK, USA, Europe and Asia. Her research interests include Silicon Photonics, III-V semiconductor materials, mid-infrared and far-infrared optoelectronics and waveguide designs for biomedical applications. Dr. Chai joined the University of Southampton Malaysia Campus in 2015 as a lecturer. Currently, she teaches Solid State Devices, Electrical Materials and Fields, and Semiconductor Devices. Prior to joining the University, Dr. Chai has more than 10 years of work experience in the industry practising as an engineer and a project manager for Agilent Technologies and Telekom Malaysia, respectively. In 2014, she finished her PhD in Semiconductor Physics at University Teknologi Malaysia.
    Dr SeungHwan Won
    Dr SeungHwan WonAssociate Professor, Electrical and Electronic Engineering Lecturer
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    Dr. SeungHwan Won teaches both programming and advanced programming as well as mathematics, random process, and wireless communications. He graduated from the School of Engineering, Korea University in 1999 (BS) and 2001 (MSc). He completed his PhD in the area of Wireless Communications at the University of Southampton in 2008, under the supervision of Prof. Lajos Hanzo. The title of his thesis was “Initial Synchronisation in the Multiple-Input Multiple-Output Aided Single- and Multi-Carrier DS-CDMA as well as DS-UWB Downlink”. SeungHwan has broad industrial engineering experience, with employment both at LG Electronics R&D (2001-2004) and Samsung, S. Korea (2008-2013) where he held the position of Senior Engineer in the Modem Team, Digital Media & Communications Business. He has published 14 journal papers and is associated with 21 US patents.