Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University

Smart Systems Integration

This course is being offered by a consortium consisting of 3 European institutions: Heriot-Watt University in Scotland (HW), Vestfold University College in Norway (HiVe) and Budapest University of Technology and Economics in Hungary (BME). The course has been developed to meet the present and future needs in manpower from the increasingly industry relevant area of microsystems technology (MST). Smart systems are defined as self-sufficient intelligent (sub-)systems with advanced functionality, enabled by underlying micro- nano- and bio-systems and components.

Entry requirements

1st Class 1st degree which should be in either electrical engineering, electronics, computer engineering, physics, materials science, mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering or a closely related discipline. The requirement for competence in English is IELTS at grade 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill (or equivalent), or a Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English at least grade B.

Course modules

Sensors and actuators; fundamentals of smart systems integration; advanced packaging and integration; language and culture; measurements and characterisation; manufacturing processes for smart systems; micro and nano biological systems; language and culture; system level design; complex design; IC ad MEMS co-design and design laboratory; language and culture; MSc project.

Assessment methods

Research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,220 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

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

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