University of Essex

University of Essex

Computer Engineering

This course provides a balanced perspective of both hardware and software elements of computing systems, and their relative design trade-offs and applications; it builds on students' knowledge in mathematics; science; and engineering to ensure they have a sound foundation; laboratory experiences enables our students to understand experimental design and simulation techniques; students have access to unique computer engineering platforms including our intelligent flat (iSpace); robotics arena and networked intelligent campus (iCampus); in addition to advanced networking and multimedia labs; upon graduation, students can look for employment in: heavy industries (like oil, steel, chemical and car ) designing advanced computer systems and control; hardware companies designing and developing microprocessors, personal computers, and supercomputers; communication and mobile phone companies designing advanced computer systems for communications systems; large computer and microelectronics companies writing software and firmware for embedded microcontrollers, and designing VLSI chips, analog sensors, mixed signal circuit boards, and operating systems; embedded system companies developing advanced computer systems, and mobile applications and phones; banks and businesses designing intelligent distributed systems to serve their operations; and computer games companies designing advanced computer games.

Sponsorship information

Research councils and some University of Essex studentships available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 14,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 5,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 5,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 5,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 5,950 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Part-time October 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Colchester Campus Colchester CO4 3SQ South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Graduate Administrator, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering
Telephone number: 
01206 872719