Taught course

Embedded Systems

University of Birmingham · Department of Electronic, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Entry requirements

At least an upper-second-class Honours degree in Computing, Electrical Engineering or Electronic Engineering from a university of high international standing.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to play a leading part in the research and development of a wide range of systems and technologies that are vital to the growth of the global economy.
You will be prepared for a leading role in building a successful future in the electronics industry. You will learn about the theory and techniques that can help provide ever more sophisticated services, especially where aspects of digital electronics, communications engineering, computing and power systems meet.

It is possible to contact members of staff at the School of Electronic, Electrical and Computer Engineering through Skype. This will only be available when the relevant person is in their office. To avoid disappointment it is therefore best to email in advance in order to arrange a good time to call.

Skype contacts for MSc enquiries related to the School of EECE:

MSc Director
David Pycock
E: D.Pycock@bham.ac.uk
Skype ID: UofBEECEMScDirector

Postgraduate Office
M.M. Winkles and S.O. McCauley
E: M.M.Winkles@bham.ac.uk or S.O.McCauley@bham.ac.uk
Skype ID: UofBEECEPGOffice

MSc Admissions
Xiao-Ping Zhang
E: X.P.Zhang@bham.ac.uk
Skype ID: UofBEECEMSCAdmiss

Explore postgraduate study at Birmingham at one of our on-campus open days. Register to attend at: www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgopendays

If you can’t make it to one of our on-campus open days, our virtual open days run regularly throughout the year. For more information, please visit: www.pg.bham.ac.uk

Information for international students

International students can find further details of scholarships at www.international.bham.ac.uk/scholarships

Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiry Service
0121 414 5005