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This course will prepare students for a career in the rapidly growing embedded systems industry or in embedded systems research. With a strong emphasis on project based learning, the course will deliver practical skills in embedded system design and development in addition to associated underlying principles. Graduates receive a Masters Degree (M.Eng) in Embedded Systems Engineering (NQAI Level 9). Our Department offers the opportunity of a complete progression path from when a student enters all the way through to Ph.D (NQAI Level 10).

Shared Delivery between full-time and part-time students.

Students who register for a Certificate (30 credits) or Post Graduate Diploma (60 credits) take modules from terms 1 and 2, see website for details. Successful completion of these award stages allows the student to progress towards final completion of the MEng.
On accumulating 90 credits through part-time or full-time learning the learner is eligible for the MEng in Embedded Systems Engineering.

Full-time course duration:

Full-time: 1 year (3 semesters, September to June)

Location: CIT Bishopstown Campus

ECTS Credits: 90

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline June
Tuition fee

Course Fee: to be advised.

Not specified
Start date
Credits (ECTS) 90 ECTS

On accumulating 90 credits through part-time or full-time learning the learner is eligible for the Master of Engineering award.

Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time

Course Content

Aims

  • To provide an opportunity for further development for Level 8 qualification holders who want to specialise in the area of Embedded Systems, i.e. sensor hardware, microprocessor systems, high level programming, network concepts, physical embedding, digital hardware design, middleware and wired/wireless comms.
  • To satisfy the needs of industry at embedded systems level for Level 9 electronic engineering personnel.

Course Structure Full Time:

No. of semesters: 3
No. of weeks per semester: 13
No. of timetable hours week: 15
Which days: Daytime/Evening

This course is offered under a credit based structure. It consists of 3 terms over a calendar year, Sept Sept. Terms 1 and 2 are 30 credits each and consist mostly of taught elements; Term 3 involves a 30-credit project to take place in industry or in a Department research group.

On accumulating 90 credits through part-time or full-time learning the learner is eligible for the Master of Engineering award.

Assessment: Assignments and end of term exams

Timetable Hours: Shared Delivery between full-time and part-time students.

Course Fee: to be advised.

English Language Requirements

Take IELTS test

Requirements

Honours Degree in Engineering in Electronic Engineering (Level 8) or equivalent or cognate discipline equivalent at merit or distinction level.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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