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Computer Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

The Computer Engineering program of Norhwestern University offers students a truly interdisciplinary program with strong ties to both electrical engineering and computer science programs, mirroring the interdisciplinarity that computer engineers find in industry and research.

Courses and research in computer engineering include computer systems, computer architecture, mobile systems, parallel systems, parallel processing, parallel algorithms, hardware software interaction, VLSI design, embedded systems, numerical analysis, systems simulation, robotics, and large-scale systems.

Career paths

Students who earn the master of science in computer engineering program gain a competitive edge over their peers, working in fields such as system design and specification; university teaching and research; sales; cost analysis; management; component design, research, and development; and consulting, production, and quality control.

Many graduates of the master of science in computer engineering program go on to further graduate study at PhD-granting institutions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Intro to Computer Engineering
  • Fundamentals of Computer System Software
  • Advanced Digital Design
  • Microprocessor System Design
  • ASIC and FPGA Design
  • Introduction to Formal Verification

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    577

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General Requirements

  • Educational Background
  • Test Scores
  • Work Experience

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18689 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18689 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    18689 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18689 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    18689 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18689 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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  • per quarter: $18,689

Living costs for Evanston

  • 1100 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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