12 months
16600 GBP/year
9200 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Embedded Systems Engineering course at Coventry University is designed for graduates with an electronics and computing background. It provides a leading edge MSc degree education in embedded systems engineering.

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The technical focus of the Embedded Systems Engineering course at Coventry University concentrates on a combination of advanced electronics including Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA) based digital system design, image and signal processing, digital communications, wireless intelligent systems, and robotics as well as the subject specific knowledge in embedded systems including embedded systems programming, embedded operating systems, and embedded hardware engineering.

Career prospects

Embedded systems are now ever-present in all aspects of technological life – in industries as diverse as automotive, biotechnology, fixed and mobile communications, information technology, industrial electronics process control, security and computer technology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Wireless Intelligent Systems
  • Digital Signal and Image Processing
  • Robotics – Kinematics, Dynamics and Applications
  • Embedded Hardware Engineering
  • Embedded System Programming
  • Digital Communication Systems
  • Embedded Operating Systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

An applicant for the course will normally be expected to possess at least one of the following:

  • A minimum of a second class honours degree in a relevant subject such as electronic engineering or physics.
  • A lower qualification plus appropriate and relevant experience at a professional level.
  • Satisfactory independent evidence of working for several years in a position that would normally be occupied by an honours graduate in a relevant area (such as the engineering sector), which would lead to gaining benefit from the course.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16600 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9200 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.


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Embedded Systems Engineering
Coventry University