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MSc Embedded Systems and Control Engineering

University Of Leicester

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Program Overview

  • This course is not currently running. The next intake of students will be in September 2023.


This degree will provide you with the knowledge and skills required of a professional engineer to design embedded systems for use in control, diagnostics, monitoring and communications. Core elements of the course include state-of-the-art techniques in control system design, signal processing and software design.

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  Location

LeicesterUnited Kingdom

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  Course Duration

12 Months

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  Tuition Fee

£ 20,825

 Score

IELTS: 6

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Modules


Core modules

  • Engineering Design Case Study
  • High-Reliability Embedded Systems
  • Rotorcraft Mechanics and Control
  • Design of Discrete Systems
  • Real-time Signal Processing
  • Embedded Systems for Condition Monitoring and Control
  • Robust and Nonlinear Control


Plus your Individual Project

 

Option modules
Choose one option module from:

  • Modelling and Classification of Data
  • Systems Engineering and Spacecraft Systems


Modules shown represent choices available to current students. The range of modules available and the content of any individual module may change in future years.

 

Project
After completing all the modules, you will apply the knowledge you have gained throughout the course to solving an engineering problem at a professional level. You will define the nature of the problem and draw up plans for tackling it, presented as a formal proposal (including a financial costing). Your project supervisor will meet regularly with you for feedback on the project.

 

Modules shown represent choices available to current students. The range of modules available and the content of any individual module may change in future years.

 

Industry placement (optional)
Studying a 'with industry' masters degree is the perfect way for you to enhance your career prospects and deepen your understanding of your specific area of expertise. By experiencing real-world scenarios and applying your skills and knowledge to business challenges, you will gain a unique insight into how your studies can be utilised in industry. This will not only showcase your abilities to future employers, but will also enhance your studies when you return to University to complete your programme.

 

  • Find out more about industrial placements

 

Modules shown represent choices available to current students. The range of modules available and the content of any individual module may change in future years.

Good second class honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject

 

English Language Requirements
IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. If your first language is not English, you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. If you do not yet meet our requirements, our English Language Teaching Unit (ELTU) offers a range of courses to help you to improve your English to the necessary standard.

 

International Qualifications
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This course is not currently running. The next intake of students will be in September 2023.


You will need to pay a deposit of £3,000 to secure your place. This will be subtracted from your total tuition fee.

 

From 2022 onwards, EU nationals will pay the International fee. If you are an EU national with settled or pre-settled status under the EU settlement scheme, you may qualify for the UK fee (subject to criteria).

You have the option of choosing to study this course ‘with industry’ in which a paid industrial placement forms part of your course, including your overall assessment through reflective learning. Whether or not you opt for the ‘with industry’ variant of the course, it is designed to give you the tools to work towards a career in a wide variety of fields in the engineering and technical industries.

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