M.Sc. Computer Systems Engineering

University of Glasgow

Application deadline: International applications (non-EU) 25 July 2014 UK and EU applications 29 August 2014
Tuition fee:
  • £ 5,350 / Year (EEA)
  • £ 17,250 / Year (Non-EEA)
Start date: September  2015
Duration full-time: 12 months
Languages:
  • English
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Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Full-time

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This programme will expose students to state-of-the-art miniaturised and mobile computer systems and smart device technology. This Masters in Computer Systems Engineering will allow you to acquire the complementary hardware and software knowledge and skills required for understanding and designing such systems.

Key facts

* MSc: 12 months full-time;

Career prospects

Career opportunities include positions in software development, chip design, embedded system design, telecommunications, CCTV and surveillance, automation and control, aerospace, development of PC peripherals and FPGA programming, defence and services for the heavy industries: for example cooling, compressors etc.

Contents

Core courses
* Professional software development
* Humancomputer interaction
* Digital signal processing 1
* Either Network communications technology or Computer communications 2
* MSc project.

Optional courses

* Computer communications 1
* Optical communications
* VLSI design and CAD
* Computer architecture
* Safety critical systems
* Digital communications 4
* Computer architecture and communications 4
* Analogue CMOS circuit design
* Microwave and millimetre wave circuit design
* Artificial intelligence
* Design and evaluation of multimedia systems
* Internet technology
* Modelling reactive systems
* Real time and embedded systems
* Security and cryptography.

Requirements

Normally a 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent (eg GPA of 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject.

International students with academic qualifications below those required should contact our partner institution, Glasgow International College, who offer a range of pre-Masters courses.

Further information regarding academic entry requirements:student.recruitment@glasgow.ac.uk

English Language Requirements

IELTS band: 6.5
CAE score: (read more)

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IETLS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever.

75 (Grade B)
TOEFL iBT® test: 92

IMPORTANT NOTE: Since April 2014 the ETS tests (including TOEFL and TOEIC) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa.

The IELTS test is most widely accepted by universities and is also accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK- learn more.

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