Taught course

Smart Systems Engineering

Institution
Newcastle University · School of Computing
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Here are the academic and English language requirements you need to study on this course.

A 2:2 honours degree, or international equivalent, in:

  • computing science
  • engineering (civil, electrical and electronic, or mechanical)
  • mathematics
  • statistics

We will also consider applicants with non-standard qualifications and relevant experience. This applies in particular to relevant work experience in computing science or engineering sectors.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our Smart Systems Engineering MSc develops your technical knowledge and skills in designing digital (smart) systems enabling you to work across a range of disciplines.

About this course

Many of the most influential projects and products today are not solely mechanical, physical, electrical or electronic. They are driven by networked computing devices and software to create smart systems that improve resilience, efficiency and value. Examples range from hybrid vehicles to self-healing power grids.

The MSc is suitable for:

  • graduates in computing disciplines with an interest in resilient, networked, distributed, mobile and smart systems, embedded computing and control
  • computing professionals wanting to upgrade their existing skills
  • engineering graduates from any discipline with an interest in urban engineering (infrastructure or planning)
  • professional engineers in firms and organisations who have established smart cities groups
  • graduates from other numerate disciplines.

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Information for international students

English Language Requirements

To study this course you need to meet our Band 2 English Language Requirements.

Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills).

Fees and funding

For full details see Fees and Funding tab in the Programme information in our online Prospectus.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Secretary
Email
cs.admissions@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 2736