Masters Programs in Systems Engineering

Compare 15 Masters Programs in Systems Engineering

A master’s degree may be obtained only once students have completed their undergrad. A master’s program focuses on furthering one’s education in any given field of study.

What is a Master in Systems Engineering? A master’s in this field focuses on modern-day means of communication, teaching students how to analyze, design and control complex infrastructures. Individuals who pursue this degree may learn about the current trends in computing software and networks, the fundamental design principles behind communication networks and the ways complex systems interact with one another. Courses may also cover real-time scheduling policies, tools for the verification and modelling of real-time systems and the architecture of real-time systems.

Graduates of this program tend to walk away with a strong skillset that includes the ability to analyze and troubleshoot a variety of complex problems. Additionally, students may develop a strong entrepreneurial aptitude as well as the capacity to think outside the box. Each of these traits may prove to be valuable in any number of careers.

The cost of a degree in systems engineering varies greatly and is dependent upon a number of factors. Location, duration and mode of education (online or in the classroom) may all affect the final price.

The demand for systems engineers is high throughout many sectors, including automotive, aeronautics, transportation, material production and consulting. Because of this, individuals who obtain their master’s degree in the field may be able to find employment in the design, materials, manufacturing, mechanical engineering or research and development fields, as a process engineer, research and innovation engineer or mechanical engineer. However, due to the vast skillset of many graduates, students may also enjoy opportunities outside of the communications field entirely.

A degree in systems engineering could prove to be very lucrative. Many universities across the globe offer this type of degree both online and in the classroom. To learn more, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Master of Engineering in Industrial & Systems Engineering

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2018 USA Rochester + 1 more

The master of engineering in industrial engineering focuses on the design, improvement, and installation of integrated systems of people, material, information, equipment, and energy. [+]

The master of engineering in industrial engineering focuses on the design, improvement, and installation of integrated systems of people, material, information, equipment, and energy. The program emphasizes specialized knowledge and skills in the mathematical, physical, computer, and social sciences together with the principles and methods of engineering analysis and design. The overarching goal of industrial engineering is the optimization of the system, regardless of whether the activity engaged in is a manufacturing, distribution, or a service-related capacity. The student graduates with a variety of skills in the areas of applied statistics/quality, ergonomics/human factors, operations research/simulation, manufacturing, and systems engineering.This degree will allow a student to gain breadth across several different areas or focus on one area within IE.... [-]


Master of Engineering in Reliability Engineering

University of Maryland, A. James Clark School of Engineering
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time September 2018 USA College Park

Master of Engineering in Reliability [+]

Admission Requirements:

Full admission as a degree seeking student requires the following prerequisites:

A bachelor's degree, GPA of 3.0 or better, in engineering or a closely related discipline; Computer Science, Physics, Applied Mathematics, or Physical Sciences from an accredited institution. Courses in mathematics (Calculus I, II, III, & Differential Equations) are required to be considered for admission. Further admissions requirements. Completed applications are reviewed and considered for admission on a case-by-case basis. [-]

Master in Embedded Real Time Systems (CORO ERTS)

Centrale Nantes
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 France Nantes

This programme introduces the techniques currently used for the design and the verification of embedded systems, and more especially real-time embedded systems. This specialism relies on several courses covering various topics: the design of real-time systems and the architecture of a real-time operating system (OSEK/VDX standard is used); real-time scheduling policies and associated implementation; tools for the modelling and verification of real-time systems: Petri net, finite state automata and timed automata etc. [+]

This programme introduces the techniques currently used for the design and the verification of embedded systems, and more especially real-time embedded systems. This specialism relies on several courses covering various topics: the design of real-time systems and the architecture of a real-time operating system (OSEK/VDX standard is used); real-time scheduling policies and associated implementation; tools for the modelling and verification of real-time systems: Petri net, finite state automata and timed automata etc.

The programme of study lasts two academic years - denoted by M1 and M2. Embedded Real Time Systems is one of five specialisms available within the Control and Robotics stream. Some of the M1 courses are the taught across the five specialisms whereas the M2 courses are specialism-specific. See course content for more details. ... [-]


Master in Embedded Real Time Systems (CORO ERTS)

Centrale Nantes
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 France Nantes

This programme introduces the techniques currently used for the design and the verification of embedded systems, and more especially real-time embedded systems. This specialism relies on several courses covering various topics: the design of real-time systems and the architecture of a real-time operating system (OSEK/VDX standard is used); real-time scheduling policies and associated implementation; tools for the modelling and verification of real-time systems: Petri net, finite state automata and timed automata etc. [+]

This programme introduces the techniques currently used for the design and the verification of embedded systems, and more especially real-time embedded systems. This specialism relies on several courses covering various topics: the design of real-time systems and the architecture of a real-time operating system (OSEK/VDX standard is used); real-time scheduling policies and associated implementation; tools for the modelling and verification of real-time systems: Petri net, finite state automata and timed automata etc.

The programme of study lasts two academic years - denoted by M1 and M2. Embedded Real Time Systems is one of five specialisms available within the Control and Robotics stream. Some of the M1 courses are the taught across the five specialisms whereas the M2 courses are specialism-specific. See course content for more details. ... [-]


MEng Systems Engineering

The University of Warwick, School of Engineering
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 United Kingdom Coventry

Our accredited Engineering degrees develop an in-depth understanding of the principles of engineering, with teaching from a wide range of automotive, civil, electronic, systems, manufacturing and mechanical engineering experts, and options to specialise in areas that interest you during your second year. [+]

What will I learn?

Our accredited Engineering degrees develop an in-depth understanding of the principles of engineering, with teaching from a wide range of automotive, civil, electronic, systems, manufacturing and mechanical engineering experts, and options to specialise in areas that interest you during your second year. These courses are led jointly by academics in the School of Engineering and WMG (Warwick Manufacturing Group). Interdisciplinary projects enable you to tackle challenges that could range from engineering a robot to rescue victims in a collapsed building, to designing and building a nano-satellite. You will develop sought-after skills including a multidisciplinary approach to problem-solving, the ability to manage projects and communicate ideas, and the capacity to lead, research, design, innovate and develop products and systems.... [-]


European Master in Sustainable Energy System Management

European Master in Renewable Energy and European Master in Sustainable Energy System Management
Campus Full time September 2018 Netherlands Groningen Spain Zaragoza + 1 more

SESyM focuses on the multidisciplinary aspects of energy systems. It provides management and communication skills, as well as the necessary technical knowledge to tackle the challenge of the energy system transition. [+]

Objectives

The aim of the European Master in Sustainable Energy System Management is to provide postgraduate students with the skills required for employment in the Sustainable Energy industry. Students will specialise in business case analysis, modelling,project design and implementation. As a result of the foreign contact the course requires, our students will have the international outlook essential to the industry HR needs.

By structuring the course in three sections, students are guaranteed to spend time in at least two different EU countries and make contact with a wide range of European institutes and companies involved in the sustainable energy sector. The participating universities are all well-established in training and the education sector as well as being recognised at an international level for their work in the field of sustainable energy system management.... [-]


Master in Systems, Control and Robotics

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Sweden Stockholm

The purpose of the master’s programme in Systems, Control and Robotics is to equip students with the skills necessary to analyse, design and control complex technical systems. Such systems are key components in infrastructure and industry, and host a wide array of functions in our daily lives. Therefore, the successful integration of cutting-edge training in engineering with a balanced, holistic systems perspective will remain a crucial area of specialisation for the future. [+]

The purpose of the master’s programme in Systems, Control and Robotics is to equip students with the skills necessary to analyse, design and control complex technical systems. Such systems are key components in infrastructure and industry, and host a wide array of functions in our daily lives. Therefore, the successful integration of cutting-edge training in engineering with a balanced, holistic systems perspective will remain a crucial area of specialisation for the future.

Systems, Control and Robotics at KTH

The master’s programme involves team collaborations and projects emphasising the academic and cultural diversity of the field. Students will be able to incorporate and use KTH’s strong ties with research and industry leaders for their thesis project in the second year, providing them with excellent career opportunities.... [-]


Master in Software Engineering of Distributed Systems

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Sweden Stockholm

Emerging computer networks and communication technology provide a new technological foundation for designing software systems. The systems become distributed, reconfigurable and adaptive, and their components employ a high degree of autonomy. This is an exciting and rapidly evolving field in which there is a continuous demand for qualified software engineers on the world labour market. [+]

Emerging computer networks and communication technology provide a new technological foundation for designing software systems. The systems become distributed, reconfigurable and adaptive, and their components employ a high degree of autonomy. This is an exciting and rapidly evolving field in which there is a continuous demand for qualified software engineers on the world labour market.

Software Engineering of Distributed Systems at KTH

The set of devices in which distributed software applications may operate ranges from workstations to PDAs. New technological developments create considerable demand from industry and for engineers who are able to design software systems utilising these developments. This master’s programme is intended to be an educational response to such industrial demands. It provides students with state-of-the-art knowledge of the field and develops their practical skills in order to meet current industrial requirements, as well as enhancing their ability to adapt to the new developments of tomorrow’s technology.... [-]


Master in Communication Systems

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Sweden Stockholm

Communication Networks have evolved dramatically over recent decades. Accommodating the data traffic generated by anticipated billions of users and trillions of digital devices necessitates continuous technological evolution. Novel internet and wireless infrastructure will be needed to cater for these challenging and unprecedented growth and performance characteristics. The KTH master’s programme in Communications Systems will prepare you for a career in such an essential field for our society. [+]

Communication Networks have evolved dramatically over recent decades. Accommodating the data traffic generated by anticipated billions of users and trillions of digital devices necessitates continuous technological evolution. Novel internet and wireless infrastructure will be needed to cater for these challenging and unprecedented growth and performance characteristics. The KTH master’s programme in Communications Systems will prepare you for a career in such an essential field for our society.

Communication Systems at KTH

The programme takes a holistic view of the internet infrastructure together with its services and applications, and covers the topics required to develop communication systems for the next generation. The programme also covers novel concepts and topics, the current trends on the internet such as cloud computing, software-defined networking, 5G mobile network technology, and the Internet-of-Things. Students will also learn about the fundamental design principles behind the internet, which has enabled explosive growth and has in turn stimulated the introduction of new business ideas and ventures..... [-]


Master in System Engineering

Algebra University College
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Croatia Zagreb

System engineering sub-specialization is one of the three sub-specializations of the professional graduate study program in applied computer engineering. Through its compulsory courses, the study program covers the field of e-business and offers acquisition of basic competences at graduate level, while through elective courses of this sub-specialization, students are able to specialize within the field of advanced network technologies, computer security, forensics, data warehouses and business intelligence. [+]

System engineering sub-specialization is one of the three sub-specializations of the professional graduate study program in applied computer engineering. Through its compulsory courses, the study program covers the field of e-business and offers acquisition of basic competences at graduate level, while through elective courses of this sub-specialization, students are able to specialize within the field of advanced network technologies, computer security, forensics, data warehouses and business intelligence.

From the perspective of students, the study program is comprised of 18 courses, of which 8 compulsory and 10 elective courses, that are largely predetermined by the choice of a particular sub-specialization. Elective courses related to this sub-specialization belong to two groups with one course of the first group being taught in each of the first three semesters, while two courses of the second group are taught in the first two semesters and three courses in the third semester. Elective courses are determined by the particular sub-specialization and students are typically offered to acquire necessary knowledge and skills for specialization in a particular narrow area through groups of three logically continued courses (from the first to the third semester).... [-]


Master in In Intelligent Engineering Systems

Izmir University of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Turkey Balçova

In an increasingly competitive world where more and more data is becoming available from web documents, digital media, financial markets, and wireless sensors, there is a great need for new intelligent systems that can analyze the huge amounts of data and make the right decisions. [+]

In an increasingly competitive world where more and more data is becoming available from web documents, digital media, financial markets, and wireless sensors, there is a great need for new intelligent systems that can analyze the huge amounts of data and make the right decisions.

These intelligent systems can analyze the stock markets and make robust predictions, control and optimize factory productions in an uncertain environment, improve transportation safety, improve the quality of life of the elderly or entertain the children. IEU’s 2-year Master programme on Intelligent Engineering Systems with Thesis is composed of three tracks: Intelligent Computing Systems, Intelligent Software Systems, and Intelligent Production Systems. The Master programme offers to students a wide range of courses that provide a solid theoretical foundation, a set of practical tools and projects that allow the understanding and the design of intelligent systems and services that fulfill the needs for a dynamic and ever-changing industry and offer exciting opportunities for research.... [-]


Master of Engineering in Industrial Engineering and Systems Management

American University of Armenia
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Armenia Yerevan

The two-year IESM program (a.k.a. Operations and Systems Management) is designed to provide a broad-based education in the areas of operations management, service and production systems, information technologies, and communication. [+]

The two-year IESM program (a.k.a. Operations and Systems Management) is designed to provide a broad-based education in the areas of operations management, service and production systems, information technologies, and communication. Through a set of core courses, students learn the basic methods of formulating and solving problems. Attention is given to the changing nature of demands and capacities, principles of decision-making under uncertainty, risk management, quality management and assurance, effective use of information technologies, modeling and analysis of large systems, and techniques for finding optimal solutions applicable to businesses today. IESM students have the chance to minor in Business, Energy, Computer Aided Design/Manufacturing, and Information Technology.... [-]


Master in Systems and Software Engineering (MSSE)

Mediterranean School of Business (MSB)
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Tunisia Tunis

MedTech offers a Master in Systems and Software Engineering (MSSE) which combines a solid training in software engineering with systems engineering concepts and techniques. Guided by professors who are both recognized researchers and industry experts, the MSSE is a challenging curriculum offering the option to... [+]

MedTech offers a Master in Systems and Software Engineering (MSSE) which combines a solid training in software engineering with systems engineering concepts and techniques. Guided by professors who are both recognized researchers and industry experts, the MSSE is a challenging curriculum offering the option to specialize in the important areas of:

Data Analytics & Business Intelligence (Big Data) Mobile Software Engineering Financial System Engineering Data Analytics & Business Intelligence (Big Data)

The convergence of structured and unstructured Data from various sources (Websites, Social Networks, E-commerce, Mobile devices) gives rise to massive data repositories which can be exploited to:... [-]


Master Degree Course in Automation Engineering and Control of Complex Systems

University of Catania
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Catania

The Master Degree Course In Automation Engineering and Control of Complex Systems aims to provide students a deep knowledge of the fundamentals of technical as well as scientific aspects of the disciplines which characterise the field of Automation Engineering, without discarding affine and integrative subjects. [+]

Objectives

The Master Degree Course In Automation Engineering and Control of Complex Systems aims to provide students a deep knowledge of the fundamentals of technical as well as scientific aspects of the disciplines which characterise the field of Automation Engineering, without discarding affine and integrative subjects. The Course is focussed at forming a high knowledge in students, enabling them to easily follow technological innovation in the industries as well as in public and/or private research institutes.

The Course In Automation Engineering and Control of Complex Systems will be able to provide both a suitable design ability devoted to the development of traditional techniques and a capability to face with novel problems in emergent scenarios.... [-]


Research Master - Systems, Autonomous Machines And Field Networks

Ecole Centrale Lille
Campus Full time September 2018 France Villeneuve-d'Ascq

The integration of increasingly advanced technologies for the processing and exchange of information allows not only to monitor but also to make automated devices [+]

Research Master - Systems, autonomous machines and Field Networks The integration of increasingly advanced technologies for the processing and exchange of information allows not only to monitor but also to make automated devices more efficient, energy and time, or autonomous, on the contrary, able to work in network to perform certain tasks. These devices must also be able to quickly interact with their environment to learn and improve their behavior. The route proposed SMaRT, to Research and Professional vocation, is in this perspective. Specializing in the second half of the Master ASE, it aims to train high-level executives with allaindustrielle cross training. socio-economic and industrial sectors concerned Among the socio-economic and industrial sectors many and varied offering of business in relation to this theme, we can mention, but not limited to: ... [-]