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MScWireless Sensors and Embedded Systems

University of Bradford
United Kingdom, Bradford
Tuition fee £13,500 per year
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This pioneering course was the first of its kind in the UK and is helping to meet the escalating demand for a skilled workforce in this exciting branch of telecommunications and the wireless/ mobile computing industry.

The skills gained are in demand in a wide range of areas such as patient health monitoring and diagnosis in healthcare; embedded automatic control and monitoring in machinery and robotics; as well as in construction and civil engineering, manufacturing, the environment, transport, and security and surveillance.

Examples of projects:

Sensor data collection, assimilation and manipulation
Wireless sensor network architecture design
Robotic control with wireless sensors
Wireless sensor network security

Programme structure

Modules: All Modules are Core

Semester 1 (60 Credits – 5 Modules):

Advanced Embedded Systems Design (10 Credits)
Control Systems Design (20 Credits split over both Semesters, 10 Credits per Semester)
Digital Signal Processing (10 Credits)
Intelligent Sensor Fusion (10 Credits)
Mobile Robotics and Wireless Sensors (20 Credits)

Semester 2 (60 Credits – 5 Modules):

Control Systems Design (20 Credits split over both Semesters, 10 Credits per Semester)
Research Seminar Series (10 Credits)
Wireless Embedded Technology in Healthcare (10 Credits)
Advanced Project Skills (20 Credits)
Digital Design using HDL * (10 Credits)

End of Semester 2 onwards (60 Credits – 1 Module):

MSc Project (60 Credits)

Career opportunities

Our graduates have access to excellent facilities and hands-on project work, and benefit from our excellent industrial links. This means they have excellent employment prospects. Their skills are highly valued across a range of industrial and commercial enterprises both large and small, with firms such as BT Cellnet, Ericsson, Filtronic Comtec, Motorola and NTL.

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States