MSc Embedded Systems

Kingston University London

Program Description

MSc Embedded Systems

Kingston University London

Choose Kingston's Embedded Systems MSc

In our modern world, we are surrounded by systems and devices that have unseen computer software and hardware, such as digital televisions, MP3 players, smartphones and traffic lights. It takes a special type of person (typically working in a multidisciplinary team) to conceive, design and implement, and deploy these so-called embedded systems. This course is designed to set you ahead in the vibrant jobs market for consumer electronics, industrial equipment and the automotive industry.

Key features

  • This course is accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.
  • Practical-based teaching will provide you the opportunity to put your hands on industry and/or research-standard software/hardware such as LabView, Compact Rio, Microchip's dsPIC DSC / MPLAB, Matlab.
  • The course is taught by academics with expertise in computer science, electrical, mechanical and automotive engineering and by industrial visiting lecturers based in industry.
  • You will have the opportunity to work on your project dissertation in one of our industrial contacts or alongside our research teams with internationally recognised expertise in digital image processing, computer vision, robotics, control systems, aerospace, medical telematics, wireless networks and multimedia communications.

What will you study?

The Embedded Systems MSc has been designed to give you a good background on digital signal processing (DSP), digital signal processors (eg the kind used in set-top boxes, image processing, etc.), control systems and microcontrollers. You can then choose a number of options to tailor your education mixing computing and engineering subjects. If you are vocationally inclined toward management, we also offer a version of the course that includes management modules.

The Embedded Systems course can be combined with Management Studies enabling you to develop business and management skills so you can work effectively with business managers to develop innovative and imaginative ways to exploit embedded systems for business advantage. This is a key skill for employability, particularly as organisations in the public, private and voluntary sectors grapple with austerity.

Assessment

Coursework and/or exams, research project/dissertation.

Course structure

The full MSc course consists of an induction programme, four taught modules, and project dissertation. Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list.

Embedded Systems MSc modules

  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Real-time Programming
  • Control Systems with Embedded Implementation
  • Project Dissertation
  • One option module

Embedded Systems with Management Studies MSc modules

  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Real-time Programming
  • Control Systems with Embedded Implementation
  • Business in Practice
  • Project Dissertation

Learn a language

You will have the opportunity to study a foreign language, free of charge, during your time at the University as part of the Kingston Language Scheme. Options currently include: Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.

Cost & Fees

Home and European Union 2016/17

  • MSc part time £3,465
  • MSc full time £6,300

Overseas (not EU) 2016/17

  • MSc part time £7,095
  • MSc full time £12,900
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated February 19, 2018
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This course is Campus based
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1 - 3 years
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6,300 GBP
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United Kingdom - Kingston upon Thames, England
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