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European Masters in Embedded Computing Systems (EMECS)

University of Southampton
United Kingdom, Southampton
Tuition fee £19,570 per year
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Develop a thorough understanding of some of the most important technologies that are transforming our communications systems.

The European Masters in Embedded Computing Systems (EMECS) is a two-year programme run in conjunction with Kaiserslautern University and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology at Trondheim.

You will benefit from Southampton’s expertise in system on chip and electronics, Trondheim’s knowledge of electronics and communications and Kaiserslautern’s strong track record in embedded systems.

The curriculum consists of a core programme, an elective programme and a Masters thesis.

The core programme covers the fundamentals of embedded computing systems and offers an equivalent education in all three institutions.
The elective programme reflects the specific profiles of the participating partner universities and their associated research institutes.

Programme structure

The two-year programme is undertaken at two of the three participating institutions. You will spend one year at each of your selected universities and receive a joint degree from the respective institutions. The programme is taught in English.

Career opportunities

Our graduates go on to work as architects of hardware and/or software systems, or as specialists in design methodology or gain employment in companies involved in system-on-chip design, telecommunications, automotive systems and manufacturing.

Graduates from our MSc programme are employed worldwide in leading companies at the forefront of technology. ECS runs a dedicated careers hub which is affiliated with over 100 renowned companies like IBM, ARM, Microsoft Research, Imagination Technologies, Nvidia, Samsung and Google to name a few. Visit our careers hub for more information.

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