Master's Programme in Embedded Sensor Systems, 120 credits

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Embedded sensors can be found in home and consumer electronics, medical electronics, in vehicles, within industry, army and aviation, and even in space. The Master’s programme teaches you how to design embedded sensor systems and how to connect them to different products, programmes and apps and their features. The Master’s Programme in Embedded Sensor Systems was developed in cooperation with the industry and researchers and therefore, it responds to current and future market needs.

This programme will provide you with broad knowledge of the different technologies that form the construction basis of embedded sensor systems. You will also gain understanding of the methods and tools you need for analysis and construction, both on an overall level and in-depth. In addition, you will learn to put your theoretical knowledge to practical use by means of close cooperation with the industry, in which you work with some of the companies’ real research projects.

During your studies you will learn everything from the construction and programming of embedded systems to the connection to other features. The programme covers all the important parts of the process, such as data collection, processing, communication and energy supply considering the underlying technologies; design method, optimization, energy/power efficiency and measurement system.

Our students work in projects, both individually and in groups, to gain advanced knowledge in different areas. The programme is taught in English, which will increase your opportunities on the global job market.

Entry requirements

Degree of Bachelor, Degree of Bachelor of Science in Engineering (at least 180 Credits), or equivalent, in Electrical Engineering/Electronics, Computer Engineering, Physics or Mathematics, with at least 22.5 Credits (22.5 ECTS) in Mathematics/Applied Mathematics and at least 15 Credits (15 ECTS) in Electronics Engineering.

English course 6/English course B from Swedish Upper Secondary School (Gymnasium) or the equivalent.

Title of qualification

Degree of Master of Arts/Science (120 credits)
Masterexamen med huvudområdet elektronik, translated into Degree of Master of Science (120 credits) with a major in Electronics or Teknologie masterexamen med huvudområdet elektronik, also translated into Degree of Master of Science (120 credits) with a major in Electronics, if the student has former studies of at least 30 credits in the subject of Mathematics.

After the programme

After completing this Master's degree you can choose to work as an employee in the industry or as a consultant – your qualifications will be sought after both in Sweden and on an international job market.

Work experience contact

We consider it important for business development and education to be closely linked. The programme is developed together with the industry based on their needs; this is why your project assignments have their starting point in problems identified by the companies or research institutes we are collaborating with.

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