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Full time September MSc 1 year full-time

About the course

Wireless communication and mobile computing are the largest growth sectors in electronics and with applications ranging from mobile phones to self-driving cars.

It covers theoretical and practical electronic design, sensors, instrumentation systems, communications and embedded computing from core principles to cutting-edge research.

One of the major features of the course is the teaching of industry standard embedded systems using ARM processors, which are currently in over 90% of all mobile phones.

The course is ideal if you are seeking a route into industries which use wireless sensor network applications, ranging from smart buildings, warehouses, traffic monitoring, patient monitoring, industry 4.0 and the internet of things. After graduating, you'll be significantly more attractive to a

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Entry Requirements

2:1 or equivalent in a subject with significant electronics or computing content. We are willing to consider applications from students with lower qualifications, particularly when the student has high marks in relevant modules or appropriate industrial experience.

 Course Content

Where is University of York



A number of departmental scholarships are available to candidates enrolling on any taught MSc course in the Department of Electronic Engineering (MSc in Audio and Music Technology, MSc in Communications Engineering, MSc in Digital Systems Engineering, MSc in Embedded Wireless Systems, MSc in Engineering Management and MSc in Intelligent Robotics) beginning in September 2021.

Value of Scholarship(s)

The scholarships are worth up to £5,000 each.


Applicants (UK/EU and International) holding an offer to study one of the above MSc courses for entry in September 2021 are eligible to apply.

Application Procedure

To apply for this scholarship you must supply a personal statement between 200 to 400 words. You should give your name, MSc course, student number and tell us why you think you are a strong candidate for this scholarship. Please include why you have applied to undertake your chosen degree at this university and specifically:

Your academic background.
The features and content of the specific degree programme you applied for.
The reasons why you chose this University and the appeal of York as a UK location.

Please make your scholarship application by email to Helen Smith and Susie Beckham at

Applicants will be notified of the result of their scholarship application by the department before the end of June 2021.

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