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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Colchester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    06-OCT-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The Internet of Things (IoT) explores the internetworking ever more capable electronic and computing systems that we use in our daily lives, ranging from cars and mobile telephones to washing machines and aeroplanes.

This major growth area has a large and increasing industry demand for engineers and computer scientists who possess in-depth expertise in interconnected systems, and our course equips you with the advanced knowledge and skills to work in all aspects of this area.

You develop practical skills in the design, programming, and interfacing of embedded processors, as well as an understanding of current applications, technological trends and their potential impact on systems of the future. We have an international reputation for research in this field, so maintain well equipped laboratories through our links with industrial partners.

This enables us to offer you instruction in a wide range of topics including:

  • Hardware/software co-design
  • Task-oriented programming
  • Systems integration
  • Middleware
  • Networking
  • Human-computer interfaces
  • Embedded agents and the embedded internet

Your future

Our recent graduates have progressed to a variety of senior positions in industry and academia. Some of the companies and organisations where our former graduates are now employed include:

  • Electronic Data Systems
  • Pfizer Pharmaceuticals
  • Bank of Mexico
  • Visa International
  • Hyper knowledge (Cambridge)
  • Hellenic Air Force
  • ICSS (Beijing)
  • United Microelectronic Corporation (Taiwan)

Application deadline

01 August 2022

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 20,350per 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 Essex

  • University League Table

    27th

  • Campus address

    University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ, England

The careers team offer dedicated international careers advice and support throughout studies and after graduation.
Central London is easily accessible from all of the university's campuses.
The University of Essex has a student body that represents over 140 nationalities and supports over 30 different cultural societies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    45th out of 113 3

    42nd out of 92 13

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    124 55%

    66th

    18
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88.0 88%

    41st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.80 76%

    86th

    10
  • Entry standards

    / Max 200
    112 59%

    50th

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    43rd

    25
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.89 78%

    67th

    5

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