Wireless Embedded Systems MSc

12 months full time


Fees per academic year 2014-15

UK and EU: full time £6,000
International: full time £15,490

More information is available about tuition fees and discounts.

Programme Overview

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:

  • tools, techniques and design of Wireless Embedded Systems and subsystems
  • scientific and engineering principles and practices of Computing Science and Electronic Engineering
  • embedded computer systems architecture
  • networking and communication systems
  • computer programming

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.


Find out  more detailed information about the programme modules

+Entrance Requirements

A second-class BEng Honours degree, or international equivalent, in electrical and electronic engineering, computer engineering, mechanical engineering, physics, communications, information and control engineering or a related subject.

Applicants whose first language is not English should hold IELTS 6.0, TOEFL 79 (Internet-based), Pearson's PTE Academic Test 54 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.

+Scholarships and Other Sources of Funding

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.

More information on scholarships, studentships, bursaries and other funding is available from our database.

+How to Apply

Visit our postgraduate application site.

There is no closing date for this programme. However, international students applying for September 2014 entry should apply by Friday 11 July 2014 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.

+Further Information

For further information please contact:
Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6154
E-mail: eee.pg@ncl.ac.uk

Subject Overview

This programme is within the subject area of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.