Master of Engineering in Embedded Systems

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Multimedia University (MMU)
Master of Engineering in Embedded Systems
  • Field of Study: Engineering
  • Specialization: Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Level: Postgraduate
  • Conducted Entirely in Msia/Transfer: Fully Conducted in Malaysia
  • Intake: March, June, October,
  • Entry Requirement:

    (a) Bachelor Degree with 2nd Class (Hons) CGPA of 2.67 and above in a related field from MMU or equivalent from a recognised university; or
    (b) Bachelor Degree with 2nd Class (Hons) CGPA between 2.00 and 2.67; in a related field from MMU or equivalent from a recognised university AND evidence of 1 year of relevant working experience; or
    (c) Any other academic qualifications equivalent to (a) and (b); as approved by Senate.
    * An applicant with non-honours degree may be considered; if he has attained a GRE / GMAT score (General test and at least 1 of the Subject Test) that is acceptable to the respective Faculty.

  • English Requirements:

    * TOEFL Paper-Based 580 (Computer Based 237; Internet Based 92); or
    * IELTS overall band score of 6.5; or
    * A credit in 1119 English Examination; or
    * Min. score of 580 in the MMU English Language Proficiency Test; or
    * MUET overall band score of 4; or
    * Other qualification which is of equivalent level as decided by the Senate of the University.

    All applicants MUST MEET the required English Language requirement before being admitted into the approved programme of study.

    Upon recommendation of the Faculty; Senate may waive the English requirement for students who have obtained their Bachelor or Masters Degree; where English has been used as the sole medium of instruction or as one of the media of instruction. The Faculty shall interview the candidates and recommend to the Senate for waiver; where appropriate.

    If the student lacks i.e. research skills or a good command of English upon admission to the programme; then each faculty reserves the right to have the student acquire such competency.

  • Brief Description:

    The Master of Engineering in Embedded Systems programme offered by the Multimedia University Faculty of Engineering and Technology provides a postgraduate training focusing on commercially important areas of embedded systems. This programme is designed to introduce a range of topics that will prepare its graduates to embark on the embedded system business.

    Embedded systems are single purpose computers that normally perform very specific tasks only with emphasise on cost; power and speed. Duo to the requirement to integrate application specific hardware and software; embedded systems requires formal design techniques. The embedded systems industry is expanding rapidly as embedded systems become essential in various industries such as automotive; manufacturing; medical; telecom; banking; digital consumer; agriculture and even defence and aerospace. The embedded systems industry is estimated to worth USD20 billion and there is a high demand and need for engineers; professionals and experts in this field.

    The Multimedia University Master of Engineering in Embedded Systems Programme Objective:
    * To produce graduates who are able to design and apply embedded systems.
    * To produce graduates who will be leaders in embedded system industry.
    * To produce graduates who are able to conduct research in embedded systems.

    Core Subjects:
    * Microcomputer Architecture
    * Peripherals for Embedded Systems
    * Embedded Software Engineering
    * Research Methodology
    * System on Chip Design
    * Wireless Technology
    * Real Time Operating Systems
    * Cyberpreneurship and Technology Business Strategy
    * Project

    Elective Subjects:
    * Digital Signal Processors
    * Applications of Microcontrollers
    * Intelligent Control

    Multimedia University (MMU); Malaysia is one of the top 200 universities in Asia ranked by the QS Quacquarelli Symonds Ltd; the compilers of Times Higher Education and enjoys the company of students from over 66 countries from the continents of Africa; Asia; Europe and North America.

  • Remarks:

    * Please refer to handbook attached for fee breakdown.
    * First Initial Payment: RM20,470.