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Masters/MScEmbedded Systems with Industrial Studies

University of Birmingham United Kingdom, Birmingham
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Overview

Embedded systems are central to the technological world in which we live. On this programme you will learn about the theory and techniques that provide ever more sophisticated services; especially where aspects of digital electronics, communications engineering, computing and power systems meet. You will be equipped to work in the electronics industry developing novel solutions to provide new services, reduce costs and ensure reliability. This variant of our standard MSc in Embedded Systems includes an industrial placement module, providing an opportunity for you to develop ideas for your individual project.

Programme structure

Embedded systems are central to the technological world in which we live and can be found in traction controllers, power generation and personal audio systems. These systems require high performance embedded electronics to support their operation and their design involves specialised hardware and software and system level integration.
You will learn about the theory and techniques that provide ever more sophisticated services; especially where aspects of digital electronics, communications engineering, computing and power systems meet. Graduates from this programme can expect to find employment in the electronics industry developing novel solutions to provide new services, reduce costs and ensure reliability.

You will be helped to understand how to interpret requirements and component specifications, to produce functionally effective and cost effective design solutions. You will be shown how to make decisions on the basis of incomplete information and to understand strategies for evaluating designs through a combination of group and individual exercises.

There is a wide range of topics from embedded systems, communications engineering, spoken language processing, image analysis and interpretation and advanced Interactive 3D environments for virtual realty and serious games,from which you may choose. The topics available will enable you to understand how to design and build sophisticated electronic control systems, such as those found in mp3 players, computer peripherals, light rail systems, energy generation systems and digital networks

Career opportunities

Examples of employers

Aero Engine Controls
Jaguar Land Rover
Ministry of Defence
Price Waterhouse Coopers
Ernst and Young
Arup
Glaxo SmithKline
NHS
Talk Talk
Autologic

Examples of occupations

Electronic Engineer
Applications Engineer
Communications (Electronic) Engineer – Officer
Optimisation Consultant
Manufacturing Engineer
Junior Business Analyst
Test Engineer
Service Specialist
IT Analyst
Development Engineer

Further study – examples of courses

MSc Project Management
MSc Radio Frequency and Microwave Engineering
MSc Electronic and Computer Engineering
MSc Physics and Technology
Postgraduate Certificate in Education – teaching
AAT accountancy

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Application start
Aug 1, 2017
Pre-deadline
May 1, 2018 23:59 (GMT)

This is a pre-deadline and we suggest to apply before this date

Primary deadline
Aug 1, 2017 23:59 (GMT)

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

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States