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MSc Embedded Wireless Systems

University of York

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of York

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Wireless communication and mobile computing are the largest growth sectors in electronics, with applications ranging from mobile phones and internet of things to industry 4.0 and self-driving cars.

It covers theoretical and practical electronic design, sensors, instrumentation systems, communications, and embedded computing from core principles to cutting-edge research.

One of the major features of the course is the teaching of industry standard embedded systems using ARM processors, which are currently in over 90% of all mobile phones.

The course is ideal if you are seeking a route into industries which use wireless sensor network applications, ranging from smart buildings, warehouses, traffic monitoring, patient monitoring, industry 4.0 and the internet of things.

Accreditation

Accredited by the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) under licence from the UK regulator, the Engineering Council.

Some employers recruit preferentially from accredited degrees, and an accredited degree is likely to be recognised by other countries that are signatories to international accords.

Careers and skills

This course provides a route into industries which utilise wireless sensor network applications, ranging from smart buildings, warehouses, traffic monitoring, patient monitoring, industry 4.0 and the internet of things. Over the course of the MSc, you'll develop a comprehensive portfolio, experience from running and managing a team project, and system integration skills, all of which will help you stand out to a wide range of employers.

Career opportunities

  • Control and instrumentation engineer
  • Design engineer
  • Electronics engineer
  • Management consultant
  • Project manager
  • Technical sales engineer

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 24,500per year

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

University information

University of York

  • University League Table

    18th

  • Campus address

    University of York, Heslington, York, York, YO10 5DD, England

Inspiring teaching delivered by leading academics, integrated with award-winning employability programmes, equips students for the international labour market.
A diverse campus community of students from over 150 countries that offers a lifelong global alumni network.
Specialist international student support includes orientation, immigration advice, Language Skills Centres, and International Pathway College programmes.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    30th out of 71 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    131 57%

    33rd

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90.0 90%

    14th

    17
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    41st

    24

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