Kingston University

Kingston University

Embedded Systems with Management Studies

The course has been designed to give a good background on digital signal processing (DSP), digital signal processors (e.g. the kind used in set top boxes and image processing), control systems and micro controllers. You can then choose a number of options to tailor your education mixing computing and engineering subjects. If you are vocationally inclined toward management, we also offer a version of the course that includes management modules.

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; management modules: managing people and organisations; financial resource management; entrepreneurship in context; managing operations. Option modules may 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 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 £ 2,950 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 6,250 per Academic year (overseas 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