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MSc Embedded Systems and IC Design

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

2 years

Start date

SEP-23

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Computer Systems Software Development

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

About this course

Study on this Masters programme in Embedded Systems and IC Design at Liverpool John Moores University.

  • Study at one the UK’s leading Engineering Departments
  • Benefit from the internationally-acclaimed research of LJMU’s Electrical and Electronic Engineering Research Centre
  • Postgraduates of this course highly sought after by major UK and international employers
  • Look forward to a placement* in your second year of study. The 30 plus week industrial placement and writing of the MSc Dissertation will run in tandem during the second year

Industrial organisations across all sectors have identified a gap in the market and the need for Engineers with good leadership and interpersonal skills in addition to their technical abilities.

This MSc degree programme provides excellent progression from electronic engineering undergraduate courses. You can also complete the course as part of your career development and to specialise in the Embedded Systems, Nano Electronics and IC Design fields.

Students who choose the two year MSc route will undertake a Group Design Project & Dissertation.

The Group Design Project aims to apply engineering, technology and scientific knowledge to a real-world design problem. Detailed ideas will be explored and developed through design, experimentation, computer modelling and/or manufacture.

Assessment

How learning is monitored on your programme

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic.

Modules

This module aims to provide theoretical and practical skills in the design and development of advanced embedded systems.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

9,450

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

17,400

Entry requirements

You will need: a minimum 2.2 honours degree in Electrical/Electronic/Communication Engineering or a related engineering discipline or an honours degree in Mathematics or a physical science, together with experience in a relevant field or a degree with industrial experience or relevant postgraduate experience plus graduate or corporate membership of a professional body such as The Institution of Engineering and Technology, The Institute of Measurement and Control or The Institute of Physics.

University information

Founded in 1823, Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) is ranked in the top 600 higher education institutions in the world and attracts staff and students from over 100 countries. A host of taught courses and research opportunities are available across LJMU’s five faculties: Arts, Professional and Social Studies Business and Law Engineering and Technology Health Science The International Study Centre gives international...more