Taught course

Advanced Digital Systems Engineering (Communications)

Institution
University of Kent · School of Engineering and Digital Arts
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A 2.2 or higher honours degree in Electronics, Computer Engineering (not Computer Science) or a related electronics discipline, Physics or Mathematics (especially Applied).

Computer Science degrees with sufficient mathematical content may be considered on an individual basis (pre-sessional Maths may be required).

All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, and professional qualifications and experience will also be taken into account when considering applications.

Months of entry

September

Course content

An understanding of Advanced Digital Systems Engineering is vital to the design of most modern electronic devices and systems. The Advanced Digital Systems Engineering MSc enables you to develop advanced skills in the major aspects of modern embedded systems design at hardware, software and firmware levels.

Recent advances in chip fabrication technologies now mean that it is possible to use embedded system technology in an increasing number of technically demanding applications and engineers with skills in embedded system design are in high demand. In the EU it has been estimated that over 600,000 new jobs in embedded systems will be created over the next 10 years.

Advanced Digital Systems Engineering has a central role in computer systems, mobile and wireless communications, consumer electronics and automotive engineering and is important in the design of modern instrumentation and measurement systems used for industrial automation and manufacturing processes.

The MSc programme uses practical examples in instrumentation, monitoring, control, computing and communication to illustrate the evolving technology. Graduates are able to develop embedded systems using a variety of technology platforms in a wide range of applications including communications, consumer electronics, automotive electronics, industrial control, instrumentation and measurement.

Information for international students

The University requires all non-native speakers of English to reach a minimum standard of proficiency in written and spoken English before beginning a postgraduate degree. Certain subjects require a higher level

Fees and funding

Please see our funding pages for the most up to date information

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
School of Engineering and Digital Arts
Email
eda-admissions-pg@kent.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1227 827535