This course focuses on the fast-growing and challenging area of embedded systems and digital electronics, a rapidly expanding area of modern technology. Its impact and potential are increasingly evident in devices used in commerce and industry. There are expanding applications with enhanced features for end users in industry, instrumentation, health care, entertainment, science and robotics.
This course offers a progression route for graduates who studied electrical and electronic engineering, control systems, computer science or related disciplines with knowledge of immediate relevance to industry.
It is also suitable for more experienced engineers, who require a course to enhance their technical and managerial education. The industrial relevance of the course is of prime importance; it offers flexibility in the subjects studied whilst retaining coherence.
Hands-on experience is gained through a major individual research project.