The course

Delivery
Full-time, Part-time, Per course
Course type
Taught
Location
Edinburgh
Entry date
September

Contact

  • Contact

    Postgraduate enquiries (EPS)

  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 131 451 3023

  • Email

    pgt.eps@hw.ac.uk

Overview

This Embedded Systems course offers a natural follow-up to an undergraduate degree in electrical and electronic engineering. It concentrates on the rapidly expanding area of embedded digital systems for communication and control. The course is relevant to industry and offers good preparation for a career in research. It’ll also help you develop a detailed knowledge of the core skills in embedded systems – whilst developing specialist techniques and practices in embedded systems.

On our Embedded Systems course, you’ll work with peers and staff, developing a good level of autonomy and responsibility. You’ll also be able to apply your knowledge to complex applications, critically review existing practice, and develop creative solutions in the field.

Course length

The full-time MSc Embedded Systems course starts in mid September and lasts one year. The course can also be taken part-time over two years, or as a nine month Postgraduate Diploma.

Course content

   Detailed course guide

Core courses

  • Embedded Systems
  • Digital Design
  • Research Methods Critical Analysis and Project Planning
  • Embedded Systems Design Project
  • Project Phase 1
  • Embedded Software
  • MSc Project

Optional courses

  • Software Engineering 1
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Software Engineering 2
  • Image Processing
  • Advanced Digital Electronics