Embedded Systems Engineering

The rapid growth of applications in the Embedded Systems area requires skilled engineers who have the necessary specific hardware and software expertise.

The Specialist Diploma in Embedded Systems Engineering is a one year part-time postgraduate level programme (two semesters) designed for technology professionals who wish to upskill to meet an emerging skills gap in the Embedded Systems area.

Key Fact
This programme will equip students with essential knowledge and skills required to design real-time, high performance compact-code embedded systems. This includes analysis of embedded processors, architectures, methods and techniques for programming real time systems.

Entry requirements

Level 8 honours primary degree, at minimum second class honours, in a relevant engineering/ computing/mathematics or technology discipline; and relevant programming experience in C or C++ or related languages .

Applicants who do not meet the academic entry requirements but who have significant relevant experience in the technology sector (minimum 5 years) and are encouraged to apply under the University Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) policy.

Applicants must also satisfy the English Language Requirements of the University.

Subjects taught

Semester 1
• Operating Systems
• Digital (Embedded) Systems

Semester 2
• Real Time System Design
• Software Engineering
• Industry-based Project


1 Year, Part Time

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  • Qualifications

    Minor Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time

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