Taught course

Internet of Things with Entrepreneurship

City, University of London · School of Mathematics, Computer Sciences and Engineering

Entry requirements

To apply for this course, you should hold the minimum of a second-class honours degree, or the equivalent in an engineering, scientific or mathematical discipline.

Suitable industrial experience will be considered, such as a few years in a related industry or start-up.

Months of entry


Course content

Whether you are an engineering student or engineering professional, this course will equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to pursue or enhance your career in the IoT industry. The course will also appeal to aspiring entrepreneurs that are keen on starting their own IoT ventures.


This MSc will help you explore a range of technical fields, such as computing, electronics, telecommunications, computer networks, informatics, data analytics, cyber security, and software engineering.

The City, University of London Internet of Things with Entrepreneurship MSc will help you:

  • Cover the theory and practice that will be valuable for a career in the emergent IoT industry or starting your own IoT venture.
  • Develop the deep expertise in the underlying technologies of electronics, sensing and communications that will enable you to exploit the demand and opportunities for engineers with both technical skills and an awareness of the business implications of IoT.
  • Learn to apply your knowledge to create new inventions and ideas, and bring them to reality.
  • Develop an entrepreneurial perspective that is essential for designing innovative products ­with modules from the Sir John Cass Business School, renowned as one of the UK’s leading business schools.

The UK Government allocated £40 million in IoT research in the 2015 budget, calling it "the next stage of the information revolution, connecting up everything from urban transport to medical devices to household appliances.”

Information for international students

The English requirements for this course are IELTS 6.5 (minimum of 6.0 in all four test components is preferable).

Please note that due to changes in the UKVI’s list of SELTs we are no longer able to accept TOEFL as evidence of English language for students who require a CAS as of April 2014.
Please also see the international page.

Fees and funding

UK students
Full time £9,000 p/a
International students
Full time: EU £9,000 p/a Non EU £16,000 p/a

Please see the fees and funding page for more details.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12-24 months

Course contact details

Programmes Office
+44 (0)20 7040 0248