Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University

Embedded Systems

This course concentrates on the commercially important and rapidly expanding area of embedded digital systems for communication and control.

Entry requirements

A 1st or 2nd Class Honours Degree from a British or overseas university in an electrical/electronic engineering discipline or equivalent overseas qualifications. The minimum requirement for English language is IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: embedded systems; digital design; research methods critical analysis and project planning; embedded systems design project; project phase 1; embedded software; MSc project; optional modules: software engineering 1; digital signal processing; software engineering 2; image processing; advanced digital electronics;

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Various awards are available on a competitive basis; Scottish residents and European Students may be eligible for funding from SAAS.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,220 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,220 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edinburgh Campus Edinburgh EH14 4AS Scotland

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