University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Embedded Systems

Applications of embedded systems can be found in all sectors of the economy: consumer electronics, car industry, media and process industries and also banking and commerce. This programme equips you with the key skills required to design embedded systems, including hardware design and verification, real-time computing. You will also be able to make extensive practical use of cutting-edge and industry-standard tools and methods. You will be taken through the embedded system design process, from concept to implementation and testing.

Entry requirements

MSc: A UK Bachelor's degree with upper second-class honours or higher. (See website for specific details and international equivalent qualifications.) English language: band 2c, IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all components.

Course modules

Compulsory modules include: Digital System Design; Embedded Processors; Real-Time Computing and Embedded Systems; Secure Hardware Design; MSc Research Project and Dissertation; Project Preparation Optional modules include: Advanced Systems and Signal Processing; Applied Control Systems; Cryptography; Digital IC and Systems Design; Digital Systems Synthesis; Mobile Applications Development; Signal Processing.

Assessment methods

Coursework, examinations, written project (design, development or research) and dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 23,736 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site - Highfield Campus SO17 1BJ South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Taught Admissions - Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering
Telephone number: 
02380592630