Quick fact

  • You will study in multiple countries

What will I learn?

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.

Introducing your course

This is the course page for MEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Southampton. Find out everything about Electrical and Electronic Engineering and what studying here involves.

In this course page we explain a range of key information about the course. This includes typical entry requirements, modules you can take and how assessment works. We also suggest career opportunities open to you as a University of Southampton graduate of MEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

Overview: This four-year programme builds on our long experience in teaching excellent electrical engineering and electronic engineering programmes and aims to give our students a broader spectrum of knowledge and skills that will allow them to work in a wide range of industries, including the power sector and the electronics industry.


Our MEng is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) on behalf of the UK’s Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer in the UK. This accreditation is recognised by engineering boards around the world, including the Board of Engineers Malaysia via the international agreement known as the Washington Accord.

Programme Structure

We employ a combination of formal and special lectures, tutorials, classes, laboratory experiments, coursework and individual and group projects. Practical lab work forms an essential part of our degree programmes, providing opportunities to get to grips with key equipment in our world-class facilities and improve critical skills and judgement. We will also help you to develop key skills including written and oral presentation skills.

The teaching is structured on a semester pattern. The academic calendar will follow that of our UK campus and will comprise two semesters commencing at the end of September and January, with examinations at the end of January and May. You will study modules of 120 credits (60 ECTS) each in all four years. A UK University credit is the equivalent of 10 notional study hours.

Career opportunities:

Our degrees are highly valued by employers and will equip you with the skills to operate globally.

ECS students have a strong reputation for the breadth and depth of their knowledge of different technologies, as well as for the strong mix of practical and theoretical understanding gained in their degree programme. We have developed a range of partnerships with companies large and small across the UK and global manufacturing technology, business and finance sectors, and high-tech industry. We also maintain strong links with alumni by holding regular social events and encouraging them to mentor current students.

Study options

Full Time (4 years) - multiple study locations

Tuition fees
Years 1 and 2 (in Malaysia) - RM 59,950 per year; Years 3 and 4 (in the UK) - £ 21,580 per year
Start date

September 2020


University of Southampton Malaysia

No.3, Persiaran Canselor 1,

Kota Ilmu, Educity, Iskandar Puteri,



79200, Malaysia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Successful applicants typically have AAA or above at A level, in Mathematics, Physics and one other (except General Studies and Critical Thinking). Pass in science practical assessment is required where applicable. English Language Requirements: IELTS band 1C 6.5 overall with at least 5.5 in each competence.

For international students

  • Entry requirements may vary from country to country
  • Successful completion of Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) qualification/ Diploma in Electrical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) or equivalent
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.5 or a Cambridge International Examinations English O level grade C or above or an equivalent qualification.


About this uni

Students at the University of Southampton Malaysia benefit from the academic excellence and world-class education of the University of Southampton.

  • Gain a master’s degree from highly reputable UK university
  • University of Southampton is ranked 96th in the world
  • Global degree for 60% of the full-time study cost in the UK
  • Scholarships providing 100% first-year fees discount