Kingston University London

Course Introduction

The course develops a disciplined engineering approach to and sound practical skills in the specification, design and implementation of software for embedded systems. Students gain specialist knowledge in digital signal processing and processors, control systems, mechatronics and automation and research methods.

Course Modules

Modules include: Mechatronics and automation; control systems; digital signal processing; digital signal processors; research methods; project/dissertation. Options include: advanced automotive electronics; component'based software engineering; developing object'orientated solutions; digital imaging; embedded media streaming; imaging devices; pattern recognition and neural networks; programming in java; multimedia communications; scientific programming; sensors and actuators.

Course Additional Entry

An Honours degree or equivalent in computer science, information technology (IT), electronics, engineering or mathematics; or substantial relevant work experience; applicants whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS score of 6.5 overall with 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in reading, listening and speaking.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £12,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £5,900  Academic year. First year home fees
2 - 3 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £6,250  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 - 3 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £2,900  Academic year. First year home fees