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Embedded Systems, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #52 (QS) ,
Innovations made possible by embedded systems are making our lives healthier, more interesting, safer and more sustainable. These innovations are at the heart of industrial innovation and competitiveness, creating and sustaining jobs and economic well-being.

About

Embedded systems are hardware/software systems built into devices that are not necessarily recognised’ as computerised devices, but these systems do control the functionality and perceived quality of these devices. Some specific examples of embedded systems include: controllers for systems within a car; the automatic pilot of an aircraft; the chip set and software for smartphones, tablets and smart TVs; wireless sensor networks for ambient intelligence, a pacemaker; and control systems embedded in robots/ mechatronic machines. The growth rate in the embedded systems industry is more than 10% per annum and, according to forecasts, there will be more than 40 billion devices worldwide by 2020.

The Embedded Systems programme is a 3TU programme. The three leading universities of technology in the Netherlands - Delft University of Technology, Eindhoven University of Technology and the University of Twente - developed a strong programme. The 3TU federation maximizes innovation by combining and concentrating the strengths of all three universities in research, education and knowledge transfer.

Programme Structure

Courses included

  • Master Kick-off 
  • Embedded Computer Architecture 
  • Embedded Systems Laboratory 
  • Real-time Systems 
  • System Validation
  • Quantative Evaluation of Embedded Systems
  • Software & Networking
  • Computer Architecture
  • Control Systems

                Detailed Programme Facts

                • Programme intensity Full-time
                  • Full-time duration 24 months
                • Credits
                  120 ECTS
                • Languages
                  • English
                • Delivery mode
                  On Campus

                English Language Requirements

                You only need to take one of these language tests:

                • Minimum required score:

                  90

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                  6.5

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                  193

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                Academic Requirements

                • A good university Bachelor's degree in a main subject closely related to the MSc programme to which you are applying 
                • CGPA > 75% (unless specific requirements are defined for your country) A certified copy of your complete list of grade (+ translation, if necessary)
                • Language requirements - TOEFL, IELTS or Cambridge
                • Motivation - 1,000-1,500 words clear and relevant essay in English
                • Two reference letters in English, French, German or Dutch
                • Curriculum Vitae
                • Proof of identity
                • Payment application fee

                            Tuition Fee

                            • International

                              15166 EUR/year
                              Tuition Fee
                              Based on the original amount of 15166 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
                            • EU/EEA

                              2006 EUR/year
                              Tuition Fee
                              Based on the original amount of 2006 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
                            We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

                            Living costs for Delft

                            • 780 - 1160 EUR/month
                              Living Costs

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

                            Funding

                            Numerous scholarships are awarded to admitted students with exceptional promise and outstanding academic achievement by the university, its faculties, departments and industry partners. Consideration for these scholarships requires students to have been admitted to their MSc Programme. Make sure you submit your application as early as possible to be in time for all the scholarship deadlines. 

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