Microelectronic Science and Engineering with Contemporary Entrepreneurialism


Part of XJTLU’s ‘Syntegrative Educational Model’, this Microelectronic Science and Engineering programme is made in collaboration with Standard Science Chip Cloud Microelectronics and Shanghai Institute of Microsystem and Information Technology, at the School of CHIPS in XJTLU Entrepreneur College (Taicang).


  • Receive a unique educational experience that prepares you for work in fast-paced, rapidly changing, smart technology-driven industries
  • Benefit from XJTLU’s strategic location in Taicang’s High-Tech Development Zone
  • Learn through practical application by solving real problems in research and industry settings
  • Get mentorships and training from industry experts and XJTLU academics as part of the unique industry-themed partnerships with leading organisations
  • Gain valuable entrepreneurial and leadership skills through studying contemporary entrepreneur modules, giving students a competitive edge in any career path they choose
  • 600 hours of problem-based internship experience as part of the degree programme
  • Study in purpose-built, state-of-the-art facilities in XJTLU’s Taicang campus
  • Graduate with world class qualifications, including an XJTLU degree from the Chinese Ministry of Education and a globally recognised degree from the University of Liverpool, a member of the prestigious Russell Group of leading UK universities.

Knowledge and skills

By the time you graduate from the Microelectronic Science and Engineering with Contemporary Entrepreneurialism, you will have:

  • Understand the fundamental mechanisms governing solid-state microelectronic devices and their related application for integrated circuits
  • Understand the technology and specified processes behind the advanced manufacturing and fabrication of electronic devices
  • Have in-depth understanding in existing or emerging aspects of microelectronics i.e. circuit design, materials, device engineering and fabrication processes
  • Use emerging process techniques for the investigation of advanced microelectronic processes and cutting-edge devices
  • Communicate technical content effectively via reports, academic publications and oral presentations
  • Educate entrepreneurial leaders with a global vision and the ability to lead future development in the industry
  • Obtain hands-on industry experience gained through on-site visits and internships
  • Gain comprehensive entrepreneurial and leadership knowledge, including project management and innovation concepts applicable in practical settings
  • Apply high-level and transferable communication, interpersonal, problem-solving and analytical skills across a range of careers and industries.

The Bachelor of Engineering in Microelectronics Science and Engineering with Contemporary Entrepreneurialism aims to educate the next generation of professionals and entrepreneurs in the critically important semiconductor industry. This programme covers digital, analogue, mixed-signal IC design, and fabrication/packaging technology.

Dr Qifeng Lu

Programme director


Students graduating from XJTLU Entrepreneur College (Taicang) are not only specialised in their individual fields but they also sport well-rounded knowledge bases that enable them to take leading roles in industry, making XJTLU Entrepreneur College (Taicang) graduates highly in-demand in the future of work. Graduates will be well-equipped with a wide range of transferable knowledge and skills, such as:

  • In-depth expertise and knowledge through practical application experience
  • Understanding of interdisciplinary technology backgrounds
  • Methodological problem-solving skills
  • Cross-cultural leadership, management skills, and workplace experience
  • Innovation abilities, including the mastery and incorporation of new technology within new industry paths.
The programme will also provide a sound foundation for further studies at masters and PhD levels in microelectronics, integrated circuits, semiconductor, advanced nanotechnology, as well as fabrication and packaging.

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