M.Sc. On Campus

Embedded Systems Engineering

University of Leeds

12 months
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This practically orientated, advanced Embedded Systems Engineering course from University of Leeds is practically-oriented in the area of electronics design and applications and is distinctive in that it provides a strong digital technology core backup up with applications-led modules.


You may study applications as diverse as medical electronics and e-health, and a substantial element of practical work will give you confidence with software and digital hardware implementations using microcontrollers, FPGA, DSP devices and general system-on-chip methodology.

Career opportunities

This Embedded Systems Engineering course from University of Leeds will give you the edge to find the career you want. Your course will give you the experience and knowledge that employers are looking for to help you secure a graduate job.

University of Leeds students are among the top five most targeted by top employers according to The Graduate Market 2022, High Fliers Research.

On completing this masters course, you’ll be well equipped with skills and knowledge to design solutions to complex problems, and carry out extended engineering projects, considering a range of societal, user and commercial factors, and industry standards, and showing originality and creativity in the design process.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Data Communications and Network Securiny
  • FPGA Design for System-on-Chip
  • Embedded Microprocessor System Design
  • Medical Electronics and E-Health
  • Programming

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) in electronic/electrical engineering, computing or a related subject. Applicants should have high marks in relevant modules such as programming using C, C++, Java or a similar high-level language.
  • A bachelor degree with a first class (hons) in mechatronics, physics, physical sciences or mathematics.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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