University of Huddersfield

University of Huddersfield

Embedded Systems Engineering

This course focuses on the fast-growing and challenging area of embedded systems, a rapidly expanding area of modern technology. Its impact and potential are increasingly evident in devices used in commerce and industry. There are expanding applications with enhanced features for end users in industry, instrumentation, health care, entertainment, science and robotics. This advanced programme offers a progression route for graduates in electrical and electronic engineering, control systems, computer science or related disciplines with knowledge of immediate relevance to industry.

Entry requirements

The normal entry requirement for a Master's degree is an Honours degree or equivalent qualification in electronic engineering or related disciplines. Other qualifications and/or experience that demonstrate appropriate knowledge and skills at Honours degree standard may also be acceptable. The normal entry requirement for the Postgraduate Diploma course is a degree or equivalent qualification. A lower level qualification together with appropriate experience or, exceptionally, substantial industrial experience alone may also be acceptable.

Course modules

Modules include: embedded systems; planning an advanced technical project; digital design; virtual instrumentation; parallel computer architectures; computer clusters; project management.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through a mixture of examinations, reports on lab experiments, lab based assignments and project work.

Sponsorship information



Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 4,800 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 13,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Huddersfield Huddersfield HD1 3DH Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

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