Taught course

Embedded Systems and Control

Institution
University of Leicester · Department of Engineering
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

Candidates should normally have at least a 2nd-class honours degree in a relevant subject from a British university or its equivalent; or a qualification recognised by the university as equivalent.

Months of entry

September

Course content

An embedded system is an application that contains at least one programmable computer (typically in the form of a micro-controller or microprocessor) which is used by individuals who are, in the main, unaware that the system is computer based. Typical examples include common domestic appliances such as video recorders, microwave ovens and refrigerators as well as sophisticated aircraft and defence systems through to commercial road vehicles. This course will provide the knowledge and skill required of a Professional Engineer to design embedded systems for use in control and diagnostic monitoring.

Information for international students

Candidates whose first language is not English and who have not previously been taught in English must provide evidence of a satisfactory performance in an IELTS test.

Fees and funding

The University of Leicester Careers Service holds useful links to current scholarships at http://www.le.ac.uk/study/fees
In addition, overseas students are offered specific support (DfiD, British Chevening, etc.) detailed at http://www.le.ac.uk/graduateoffice/pgprospectus/international.html

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

PGDip

full time
9 months

PGCert

full time
3 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations34
Written coursework / continuous assessment33
Dissertation33 (10000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Secretary
Email
engineering@le.ac.uk
Phone
0116 252 2871
Fax
0116 252 2619