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.
At least an upper second-class Honours degree from a university of high international standing in a relevant subject.
We accept a range of qualifications from different countries
English language requirements
In order to undertake a programme of study here at the University, you will need to demonstrate that you have a good level of written and spoken English. You can demonstrate your level of English with IELTS/TOEFL/PTE or alternative qualifications. The sections below will tell you what grades you need in these qualifications for the subject area you want to study.
Some degree programmes have slightly higher requirements than those stated here. When this is so, we will ensure that you are informed using the contact details you have provided on your application. If you have been instructed and assessed in English language at a recognised institution, you may be exempt from these requirements.
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.
Introductory Module for Computing
Advanced Digital Design
Small Embedded Systems
Embedded Digital Signal Processing
Cross Programme Options
(Take one of the following)
Computer and Communications Networks
Advanced Interactive 3D Environments for Virtual Reality and Serious Games
Automatic Spoken Language Processing
Image Analysis and Interpretation
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