Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Embedded Systems and IC Design

Study on this Masters programme in Embedded Systems and IC Design at Liverpool John Moores University. - Study at one the UK's leading Engineering Departments - Benefit from the internationally-acclaimed research of LJMU's Electrical and Electronic Engineering Research Centre - Postgraduates of this course highly sought after by major UK and international employers - Look forward to a placement* in your second year of study. The 30 plus week industrial placement and writing of the MSc Dissertation will run in tandem during the second year *Industrial placements are not guaranteed and are subject to interview. Please contact for more information.

Entry requirements

MSc: You will need: a minimum 2.2 honours degree in Electrical/Electronic/Communication Engineering or a related engineering discipline or an honours degree in Mathematics or a physical science, together with experience in a relevant field or a degree with industrial experience or relevant postgraduate experience plus graduate or corporate membership of a professional body such as The Institution of Engineering and Technology, The Institute of Measurement and Control or The Institute of Physics Additional information Qualifications or experience deemed to be equivalent to the above will also be accepted Mature students must provide evidence of adequate educational and/or industrial experience IELTS 6.0 Non-standard applications may be subject to interview Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC. View country specific entry requirements: Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team ( for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages:

Course modules

Your programme is made up of a number of core modules which are part of the course framework. Some programmes also have optional modules that can be selected to enhance your learning in certain areas and many feature a dissertation, extended report or research project to demonstrate your advanced learning. Core Modules Embedded Systems (20 credits) Advanced Signal Processing (20 credits) Research Skills (10 credits) Modelling and Simulation (10 credits) MSc Dissertation (60 credits) Professional and Leadership Skills (10 credits) IC System Design (20 credits) Digital Design and Test (10 credits)

Assessment methods

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 14,450 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,600 per Year 1 (EU) 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,600 per Year 1 (England) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Liverpool John Moores University L2 2QP North West

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