This advanced course delivers an understanding of Embedded Systems and Internet of Things (ES-IoT) and their enabling technologies. It is industrially focused, tailored to the demands of companies that design and manufacture mobile electronic equipment which interfaces with wireless networks and applications.
Our Embedded Systems and Internet of Things (ES-IoT) MSc is a unique blend of five fields of knowledge which work well together:
- tools, techniques and design of Embedded Systems and Internet of Things (ES-IoT) and subsystems
- scientific and engineering principles and practices of Computing Science and Electronic Engineering
- embedded computer systems architecture
- networking and communication systems
- computer programming
You will enjoy a strong emphasis on project work and self-directed learning to develop specialist knowledge in your areas of interest.
The course is delivered by the School of Engineering, combining leading research and teaching expertise in mobile communications and distributed computing. It is taught by experienced academic staff also involved in internationally recognised research work, reflected in hundreds of published papers. You are personally supervised by a staff member during your individual project which is one third of the course.
The School of Engineering has large, modern teaching laboratories providing superb learning opportunities for you, the next generation of technology and computing specialists.
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Modules for 2017 entry
Compulsory modulesCompulsory modules
- EEE8009 Wired and Wireless Network Technologies
- EEE8043 Design of Asynchronous Low Power Systems
- EEE8068 Real Time Computer Systems
- EEE8076 Reconfigurable Hardware Design
- EEE8077 Simulation of Wireless Communications (Course Work)
- EEE8092 Internet of Things and Sensor Networks
- EEE8097 Individual Project
- EEE8085 M2M Technology Internet of Things
Optional modulesOptional modules
You will take a further 30 credits from either of the following combinations:
Modules change annually to take account of:
- changing staff expertise
- developments in the discipline
- the requirements of external bodies and partners
- student feedback.
Most module information for 2018 entry will be available from mid-May 2018.
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Fees & Funding
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Full time: £10,200
Full time: £10,200
Full time: £21,600
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EU students starting at Newcastle in 2018 will pay the UK (Home) tuition fee for the full duration of their course.
A 2:2 BEng honours degree, or international equivalent, in:
- electrical and electronic engineering
- computer engineering
- mechanical engineering
- communications, information and control engineering
- a related subject
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Pre-sessional English Course RequirementsPre-sessional English Course Requirements
- 6 week Pre-sessional entry: IELTS 6.0 overall (with 1 sub-skill at 5.0 and 3 sub-skills at 5.5)
- 10 week Pre-sessional entry: IELTS 5.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.0 in all sub-skills)
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How to Apply
You apply online, track your application and contact the admissions team via our applicant portal. Our step by step guide can help you on your way.
The course starts in September. There is no application closing date for this course.
We suggest international students apply at least two months before the course starts. This is so that you have enough time to make the necessary arrangements.
If you live outside the UK/EU you must:
- pay a deposit of £1,500
- or submit an official letter of sponsorship
The deposit is payable after you receive an offer to study at Newcastle University. The deposit is non-refundable, but is deducted from your tuition fees when you register.