Kingston University

Kingston University

Embedded Systems (Computer Vision)

The course develops a disciplined engineering approach to and sound practical skills in the specification, design and implementation of software for embedded systems. Students gain specialist knowledge in digital signal processing and processors, control systems, mechatronics and automation and research methods.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree or equivalent in computer science, IT, electronics, engineering or mathematics; or substantial relevant work experience; applicants whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS score of 6.5 overall with 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in reading, listening and speaking.

Course modules

Modules include: Mechatronics and automation; control systems; digital signal processing; digital signal processors; research methods; project/dissertation. Options include: advanced automotive electronics; component-based software engineering; developing object-orientated solutions; digital imaging; embedded media streaming; imaging devices; pattern recognition and neural networks; programming in java; multimedia communications; scientific programming; sensors and actuators.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through coursework and/or exams; research project/dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,900 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 6,250 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 2,900 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Penrhyn Road Campus Kingston upon Thames KT1 2EE South East

Key information

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0844 855 2177