Taught course

Embedded Systems

Institution
University of Southampton · School of Electronics and Computer Science
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

First- or upper second-class degree or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University in an appropriate discipline (e.g. mathematics, engineering, computer science). English language: IELTS 6.5, with minimum of 6.0 in each component.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The applications of embedded systems can be found in all sectors of the economy: consumer electronics, car industry, media and process industries and also banking and commerce. This course will equip you with the key skills required to design embedded systems. This includes hardware design and verification, real-time computing, embedded processors with extensive practical use of cuttingedge and industry-standard tools and methods. You will be taken through the embedded system design process, from concept to implementation and testing.

Semester one: Real-Time Computing and Embedded Systems; Digital System Design; System on Chip Design Techniques; Digital Coding and Transmission; Signal Processing.
Semester two: Project Preparation, Embedded Processors; Formal Design of Systems; Personal Multimedia Communications; Advanced Systems and Signal Processing; Cryptography.
Plus three-month independent research project culminating in a dissertation.

For further information, please visit our website.

Information for international students

www.southampton.ac.uk/international/

Fees and funding

www.southampton.ac.uk/postgraduate/feesandfunding/pgfundbyschool.html

www.southampton.ac.uk/postgraduate/feesandfunding/

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Physical Sciences and Engineering
Email
fpse-mscapply@southampton.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)23 8059 2630