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MScEmbedded Systems

Tuition fee £12,500.00 per year
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Embedded systems are at the heart of many engineering devices. Building on a first degree in electrical/electronic engineering, this programme explores how embedded systems are designed and implemented in both hardware and software. The programme develops students’ technical skills and knowledge at an advanced level, as well as their analytical and management skills. Specific subject specialism is underpinned by a major research project. Many of the projects reflect the key interests of the School, such as electronics, embedded systems, communication systems and analogue electronics. There is the opportunity for projects to be derived from out industrial links, and a number are proposed by students, reflecting their own personal interests or experience.

The aims of the programme are:

To provide an enhanced base of knowledge and current and reflective practice necessary to initiate a career in embedded system at that professional engineer level
To enhance specialist knowledge in the area of embedded systems which build upon studies at the undergraduate level
To further develop improved skills of independent learning and critical appraisal
To develop an extensive insight into industrial applications and requirements
To develop critical insight of management issues relating to engineering business
To develop a comprehensive knowledge of leading-edge ICT tools and techniques in embedded systems
To provide the ability to progress to the next level of study.

Programme structure

Research Methodology (15 credits)
System Design and Testing (15 credits)
Real-Time Embedded Systems (15 credits)
Design of Embedded Systems (15 credits)
Advanced Programmable Logic (15 credits)
Embedded Internet Electronics (15 credits)
Strategy & Management (15 credits)
Individual Project (60 credits)
Multiple Technology Integration (15 credits)

Career opportunities

Graduates from this programme can pursue careers in many industries, from avionics to design of domestic products.

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Application start
Aug 1, 2018
Application deadline
Aug 1, 2018 23:59
Europe/Tallinn time

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States