12 months full time
Fees per academic year 2013-14
UK and EU: full time £6,000
International: full time £14,750
More information is available about tuition fees and discounts.
Please note that the former title of this programme was 'Mobile and Pervasive Computing'.
This advanced programme aims to deliver an understanding and knowledge of Wireless Embedded Systems and its enabling technologies. The programme is industrially focused, tailored to the demands of companies that design and manufacture mobile electronic equipment interfaced to wireless networks and applications. You will be equipped with the skills and fundamental techniques required for a career as an engineer, scientist or manager working in this field, or to pursue further research.
The programme covers the following areas:
Studying Wireless Embedded Systems at Newcastle you will benefit from a strong emphasis on project work and self-directed learning so to develop specialist knowledge in your areas of interest.
The School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering combines leading research and teaching expertise in mobile communications and distributed computing. Large, state of the art teaching laboratories provide superb learning opportunities for the next generation of technology and computing specialists.
Normally second-class BEng Honours degree, or equivalent, in electrical and electronic engineering, electronic communications, computer engineering or a related subject.
Applicants whose first language is not English should hold IELTS 6.0, TOEFL 79 (Internet-based), or equivalent.
Our INTO Newcastle University Centre can provide extra tuition to help you meet the University's English language requirements.
The UK Border Agency (UKBA) has rules for international students regarding minimum English language requirements.
See the School’s website for the latest funding opportunities.
International Students, consult your own government for funding. The University offers International Scholarships, and there are funding opportunities by external organisations available.
Students should consult their employers for sponsorship opportunities.
Visit our postgraduate application site.
There is no closing date for this programme. However, international students applying for September 2013 entry should apply by Friday 12 July 2013 to ensure that they have time to put appropriate arrangements in place.
Please note: As a formal condition of the offer to study at Newcastle University, students from outside the UK/EU are required to pay a deposit of £1,500 or submit an official letter of sponsorship for their chosen programme. The deposit payment is non refundable, but will be deducted from tuition fees upon registration.