What will I learn?

This advanced course delivers an understanding of Embedded Systems and Internet of Things (ES-IoT) and their enabling technologies.

About this course

Our Embedded Systems and the Internet of Things (IoT) course is industrially focused. It is tailored to the demands of companies that design and manufacture mobile electronic equipment which interfaces with wireless networks and applications.

Taught by world-leading academics and researchers, you will enhance your knowledge of electrical and electronic engineering, with a key focus on the rapidly changing area of embedded digital systems for communication and control.

Our MSc programme is designed for graduates in :

electrical and electronic engineering
computer engineering
related disciplines

You will develop your knowledge and practical skills through a unique blend of fields which complement each other:

tools, techniques and design of Embedded Systems and Internet of Things (ES-IoT) and subsystems
scientific and engineering principles and practices of Computing Science and Electronic Engineering
networking and communication systems
sensors and security
computer programming

What you'll learn

What you'll learn

You'll learn core skills in:

design and analysis of a real-time application
skills in implementation of M2M networks
analyse and plan telecommunications systems
networking for computers, embedded devices or sensors
low-power embedded computers, programming, interfaces and reconfigurable hardware platform
image processing and machine vision
problem solving, project planning, critical analysis and progress assessment

Which department am I in?

School of Engineering

Study options

Full Time (12 months)

Tuition fees
£24,300.00 (US$ 32,935) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

Expected September 2022


Newcastle University

King’s Gate,

Newcastle upon Tyne,


NE1 7RU, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students should have a four-year bachelor's degree with a minimum GPA ranging from 2.8 to 3.2 out of 4.0 (admissions criteria will vary depending on which course they are applying to).

For international students

A 2:2 BEng honours degree, or international equivalent, in: electrical and electronic engineering; computer engineering; mechanical engineering; physics; communications, information and control engineering a related subject. English Language Requirements - IELTS 6.0 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills).; TOEFL 79 overall (with a minimum of 17 in listening, 18 in reading, 20 in speaking, and 17 in writing).; Pearsons 54 overall (with a minimum of 51 in all sub-skills).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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