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Master's Degree Programme in Embedded Computing

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Master's Degree Programme in Embedded Computing

Advanced-level studies in the major subject 65–70 ECTS
Mandatory courses in Åbo Akademi University: Real-Time Systems, Programming of Embedded Systems, Introduction to Many-Core Programming, Design Methods for Energy-Efficient Embedded Systems. Please see
DTEK8067 HDL Based Design, 5 ECTS
DTEK8048 FPGA Prototyping, 5 ECTS
ETT_2061 System Verification, 5 ECTS
EC2 25–30 ECTS
Optional courses from the following list 15–20 ECTS
Optional courses (15-20 sp) in subjects related to Embedded Computing. One may choose among the courses listed below or other courses provided by, for example, the departments of Information Technology and Mathematics. Also practical training (max 5 cp, two weeks equals to 1 cp) can be included. Optional courses in Åbo Akademi University: Applied Signal Processing Theory, Code Optimization, Multi-Media Algorithm Implementation, Modeling of Embedded Systems. Please see
DTEK2011 Sensor Network Systems, 5 ECTS
DTEK8076 Capstone Project, 15 ECTS
Optional and language studies 20–25 ECTS
MiEC 20 op
Optional courses supporting Embedded Computing major. The minor subject can be, for example, Communication Systems, Software Engineering, Mathematics, or Innovation and Business Creation.
Language studies 0–5 ECTS
All foreign students whose native language is not Finnish must pass Finnish language courses (KIFF0003) worth at least 5 credits. All students with Finnish education background (suomenkielinen peruskoulu) are excused for the course and must instead pass virkamiesruotsi (KIRU2321 and KIRU2341) either in their BSc. or MSc. Degree (Valtion virkamieheltä kaksikielisellä kielialueella vaadittava kielitaito siitä annetun lain (424/2003) 6§:n 1 momentin mukaan.) Courses are arranged by the Language Centre at the University of Turku (see the Language Centre study guide, or website
Master's thesis 30 op
The Master's thesis represents the practical and theoretical parts of a research task.
Department of Future Technologies
DP in Computer Science
DP in Computer Science
DP Bachelor of Science in Techn.(Communication St)
DP in Information and Communication Technology
MDP in Digital Health and Life Sciences (Tech.)
Finnish Study Modules