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Embedded Systems and Control Engineering MSc

University of Leicester

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Leicester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN-21, SEP-21

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Course description

Due to the ongoing impact of the global pandemic we have had to evaluate all of our courses to ensure that we adhere to Government guidelines to protect the health and wellbeing of our staff and students. This means that as we work through these changes the modules, delivery methods and assessments shown, including those shown for future years, are subject to change.

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.

Teaching and learning

Teaching methods include lectures and seminars supported by practical and lab work. Assessment is a mix of open and closed exams and continuous assessment. Your dissertation will be assessed separately.

Careers and employability

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.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 20,825overall cost

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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University of Leicester

  • University League Table

    38th

  • Campus address

    University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 7RH, England

More than 4,000 international students call Leicester home, sharing their cultures, faiths and ideas with each other and with students and staff across campus.
Leicester is in the centre of England with great transport links, making it easy to explore the whole country while studying there.
Want to explore further afield? Leicester has great European links – with one change of train, Leicester students can be in Paris by lunchtime.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    36th out of 110 3

    15th out of 32 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    140 58%

    39th

    16
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88 88%

    31st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    35th

    58
  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    137 62%

    18th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    10th

    2

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