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Embedded Systems, M.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #11 (QS) ,
 The aim of the MSc in Embedded Systems is to develop a highly skilled pool of graduates for the fast evolving embedded systems industry. The core courses focus on essential skills for embedded systems design while the elective courses delve into advanced topics. Exposure to state of the art technology is given through seminars by experts from the industry. 


  • The School of Computer Engineering (SCE) is now a member of the College of Engineering, SCE originated from the School of Applied Science that was established in 1988. Recognising the rapid growth in information systems and dedicated computing systems, SCE was formed in 2000 to offer undergraduate and graduate programmes in the fields of computer engineering and computer science. For over two decades, SCE has successfully produced exceptional engineers, arming each with the relevant competencies and life-long-learning skills to redefine the way we live.
  • Since its inception, SCE has grown significantly. The School is made up of faculty, research staff, administrative staff, and over 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The School is currently organised into four research areas: Hardware and Embedded Systems, Networks and Distributed Systems, Software and Information Systems, and Visual & Interactive Computing.
  • Powered by state-of-the-art infrastructure and knowledge base, the School fosters a vibrant culture for undertaking cutting-edge research to innovate viable technologies and solutions for a wide variety of domains. SCE’s alliances with organisations and eminent institutions, both local and international, allow us to provide a richer experience to our staff and students, thereby further strengthening our teaching and research relevance.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Embedded Systems Design
  • Embedded Software Development
  • Embedded Operating Systems
  • Programmable System-on-Chip
  • Digital Signal Processing Systems
  • Wireless Communications
  • Algorithms to Architectures
  • RTOS for Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Electronic Design Automation
  • Advanced Computing Models & Architectures

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

Candidates should possess a good Bachelor's degree in Electrical/Electronics or Computer Engineering. Preference will be given to those possessing an Honours degree. Experience in Embedded Systems related projects would be an added advantage. TOEFL is required for graduates from universities with a non-English medium of instruction.  

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13830 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13830 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    6496 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6496 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

  • National: S$9,300
  • International: S$19,800

Living costs for Singapore

  • 1878 - 3880 SGD/month
    Living Costs

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