University of South Wales

University of South Wales

Embedded Systems Design

The course concentrates on the commercially important and rapidly expanding area of embedded digital systems; it's for learners who plan a career in embedded systems engineering, or for professional development if they already work in the engineering industry.

Entry requirements

A minimum 2:2 Honours degree in an appropriate discipline, or an HNC plus five years in industry, or an HND plus three years in industry. If you do not have these qualifications, we will consider your case individually. The course welcomes international applicants and requires an English level of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include:

Embedded Systems Design
Designing with RTOS
Digital Design with HDLs
Research Methodology and Product Management
Opto-Electronics Devices for Life Science and Measurement
Applied Digital Signal Processing
Six month Internship
Msc Major Project (60 credits)

Assessment methods

Typically, each module will be assessed through coursework.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time February 2017 - 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 - 3 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 - 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cardiff (Atrium) Campus Cardiff CF37 1DL Wales

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