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 real-time operating system (RTOS), digital design with HDLs, research methodology and product management, opto-electronics devices for life science and measurement, applied digital signal processing, Msc major project (60 credits).

Assessment methods

Typically, each module will be assessed through coursework.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 4,750 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 1,333 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Course Enquiries
Telephone number: 
03455 767778