University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Embedded Systems

Applicants learn about the theory and techniques that provide ever more sophisticated services; especially where aspects of digital electronics, communications engineering, computing and power systems meet. There is a wide range of topics covered including embedded systems, communications engineering, spoken language processing, image analysis and interpretation and advanced interactive 3D environments for virtual realty and serious games.

Entry requirements

At least a Lower 2nd Class Honours degree in computing, electrical engineering or electronic engineering from a university of high international standing.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: introductory module for computing 1; advanced digital design 1; small embedded systems 2; embedded digital signal processing 2; individual project 3.
Cross programme options (take 1 of the following): computer and communications networks 2; advanced interactive 3D environments for virtual reality and serious games 2; automatic spoken language processing 2; image analysis and interpretation 2.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a combination of written examination and course work.

Sponsorship information

Scholarships may be available to home and international students.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,900 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,600 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,600 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

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