The European Masters in Embedded Computing Systems (EMECS) is a two-year programme run in conjunction with Kaiserslautern University and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology at Trondheim.
You will benefit from Southampton’s expertise in system on chip and electronics, Trondheim’s knowledge of electronics and communications and Kaiserslautern’s strong track record in embedded systems.
The curriculum consists of a core programme, an elective programme and a Masters thesis.
- The core programme covers the fundamentals of embedded computing systems and offers an equivalent education in all three institutions.
- The elective programme reflects the specific profiles of the participating partner universities and their associated research institutes.
View the programme specification document for this course
The two-year programme is undertaken at two of the three participating institutions. You will spend one year at each of your selected universities and receive a joint degree from the respective institutions. The programme is taught in English.
For futher information about the programme fees and structure or how to apply, please visit the EMECS website
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