Embedded Systems PgDip-MSc

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  • Objectives
    You will have the opportunity to gain a sound understanding of key aspects of this exciting field, such as digital signal processing/processors, control systems, mechatronics, networks, digital media and much more. By the end of the course, you will have developed the technical skills and professional attitudes needed to progress your career in this rapidly evolving and key technical sector.
  • Entry requirements
    This course is ideal if you want to acquire the knowledge and skills needed to conceive, design, implement and deploy dedicated embedded systems.
  • Academic title
    Embedded Systems PgDip/MSc
  • Course description
    What will you study?
    You will develop a disciplined engineering approach to and sound practical skills in the specification, design, modelling and implementation of software and hardware for embedded systems. You will gain specialist knowledge in digital signal processing and processors, control systems, mechatronics and automation and research methods.

    You can then choose from a wide range of optional modules encompassing computing, engineering and digital media processing. It may also be possible for you to undertake a 'real-world' project in an industrial placement or work alongside the Faculties' research teams (eg digital imaging, industrial control, aerospace, wireless mutimedia and networking).

    Course structure
    The full MSc consists of five core modules, three option modules and a dissertation project.

    By choosing particular option modules, you can customise your programme of studies or specialise in:

    -industrial applications (Advanced Automotive Electronics; Industrial Systems and Management; and Systems Modelling and Simulation); or
    -computing/multimedia (Media Production and Broadcast Embedded Systems; Component Based Software Engineering; Programming in Java; Developing Object-Oriented Solutions; Multimedia Communications; Software Engineering Tools; or Scientific Programming).

    Core modules
    -Mechatronics and Automation
    -Control Systems
    -Digital Signal Processing
    -Digital Signal Processors
    -Research Methods
    -Project/Dissertation (MSc Only)

    Option modules
    -Advanced Automotive Electronics
    -Component-Based Software Engineering
    -Developing Object-Orientated Solutions
    -Industrial Systems and Management
    -Media Production and Broadcast Embedded Systems
    -Multimedia Communications
    -Programming in Java
    -Scientific Programming
    -Software Engineering Tools
    -Systems Modelling and Simulation

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