The normal entry requirement for a Master's degree is an Honours degree (2:2 or above) in electronic engineering or related disciplines or an equivalent professional qualification. Other qualifications and/or experience that demonstrate appropriate knowledge and skills at Honours degree standard may also be acceptable. The normal entry requirement for the Postgraduate Diploma course is a degree or equivalent qualification. A lower level qualification together with appropriate experience or, exceptionally, substantial industrial experience alone may also be acceptable. For applicants whose first language or language of instruction is not English you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum of IELTS 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.
Months of entry
This course focuses on the fast-growing and challenging area of embedded systems and digital electronics, a rapidly expanding area of modern technology. Its impact and potential are increasingly evident in devices used in commerce and industry. There are expanding applications with enhanced features for end users in industry, instrumentation, health care, entertainment, science and robotics.
This course offers a progression route for graduates who studied electrical and electronic engineering, control systems, computer science or related disciplines with knowledge of immediate relevance to industry.
It is also suitable for more experienced engineers, who require a course to enhance their technical and managerial education. The industrial relevance of the course is of prime importance; it offers flexibility in the subjects studied whilst retaining coherence.
Hands-on experience is gained through a major individual research project.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Admissions and Marketing Office (N322)
- 01484 473116