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System on Chip

Systems in mobile telephones, computers, cars and aircraft are shrinking, with many parts implemented as a single integrate circuit. This programme prepares
you for the rapidly changing skills required to support this. The focus is on system-on-chip design techniques and extensive practical use of cutting-edge and industry-standard methods. You will be taken through the system-on-chip design process, from concept to implementation.

Entry requirements

MSc: A UK bachelor's degree with upper second-class honours or higher. (See website for specific details and international equivalent qualifications.) English language: band 2c, IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all components.

Course modules

Compulsory modules include:
Digital IC and Systems Design; Digital System Design; Secure Hardware Design; SOC Design Project; MSc Research Project and Dissertation; Project Preparation.
Optional modules include: Advanced Wireless Communications Networks and Systems; Analogue and Mixed Signal CMOS Design; Cryptography; Digital Systems Synthesis; Embedded Processors; Medical Electrical and Electronic Technologies; Nanoelectronic Devices; Real-Time Computing and Embedded Systems.

Assessment methods

Coursework, examinations, written project (design, development or research) and dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 23,736 (Year 1) International 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 (Year 1) Northern Ireland 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 (Year 1) England 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 (Year 1) EU 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 (Year 1) Wales 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 (Year 1) Scotland 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 (Year 1) Channel Islands 1 Years

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