MSc (Embedded System Design Engineering) MM21


The objectives of this programme are :

  • To provide students with comprehensive knowledge of the hardware and software technologies of developing the high-end embedded system based on three (3) widely used high-performance microprocessors are DSP chips, FPGA and x86 or ARM on a Single Board Computer running GNU/Linux.
  • To seek a balance between the software and hardware aspects of embedded systems.
  • To increase research activities in embedded computing research cluster in UniMAP.

REQUIREMENT FOR ADMISSION

Entry requirements for acceptance into the programmes are based on the following qualifications (and experience where applicable).

  a. A Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in related fields with a minimum CGPA of 2.75 from a university recognized by the University Senate; or

  b. A Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in related fields with minimum CGPA of 2.50 and not meeting CGPA of 2.75, can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment:

         i. Work experience in relevant fields or research experience recognized by the University Senate; or

        ii. Obtained a minimum grade of B+ for final year project; or

        iii. Obtained a minimum grade of B+ for courses related to the applied postgraduate programme, with the approval of the University Senate;

  c. A Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in related fields not meeting CGPA 2.50 can be accepted subject to a minimum of 5-years work experience in relevant fields.

  d. Other equivalent qualifications recognized by the University Senate.

  e. For international students, there is an additional English language requirement, which is

          A minimum score of 500 in TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or

          A minimum score of 5.0 in IELTS (International English Language Testing System).

STUDY MODE

Full-time: Minimum 1 years - Maximum 3 years

Part-time: Minimum 2 years - Maximum 5 years

PROGRAM STRUCTURE (40 units)

SEMESTER

CODE

COURSE TITLE

CREDIT





1

EKT510

Embedded system design using SBC

4

EKT521

FPGA-SoC

4

EKT522

Signal Processing and Estimation

3

EKT520

Advanced software engineering

3

EKT540

Research methodology

3

EKT597

Dissertation I

4

Total (Sem 1)

21

2

EKT544

Computer and industrial networking

protocols

*Elective

3

EKT598

Dissertation II

16

Total (Sem 2)

19

FEES

The fees of the programme can be referred to the website of the Centre of Graduate Studies (CGS), Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) at:

https://cgs.unimap.edu.my/index.php/en/programme/fees-duration

APPLICATION

Intake is taken TWICE (2) throughout the year which is on January and July.

Interested candidate can apply online which is open all year round via:

https://opa.unimap.edu.my/OPAVer2/

 

More information regarding the postgraduate studies can be obtained through the website of the Centre of Graduate Studies (CGS), Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) at:

https://cgs.unimap.edu.my/index.php/en/

ACCREDITATION