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Development of Embedded and Real-Time Systems

Course
Bachelor’s level
7,5 credits (ECTS)
Study pace
50%
Time
Day
Location
Göteborg
Study form
Campus
Language
English
Duration
-
Application open
-
Application code
GU-28616
Tuition
Full education cost: 17 875 SEK
First payment: 17 875 SEK

No fees are charged for EU and EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students.

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About

Embedded and real-time software is often closely interacting with hardware. Typically, this software is written in a language like C on either a real-time operating system or a stripped Unix/Linux version. The course contains an introduction to embedded and real-time systems, programming for an embedded environment and tools used to develop embedded systems, use of IDEs as well as command line programs (compilers, linkers etc.).

The course also contains an introduction to the principal of program execution and the interrupt manage process, general operating systems and real-time operating systems, concepts, mainly, used in the real-time and embedded systems.

Prerequisites and selection

Requirements

To be eligible to the course, the student should have successfully completed 30 credits of courses within Software Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent, including a 7.5 credits course in programming (e.g., DIT042 Object-Oriented Programming, DIT012 Imperative Programming with Basic Object-Oriantation, or equivalent). Applicants must prove knowledge of English: English 6/English B or the equivalent level of an internationally recognized test, for example TOEFL, IELTS.

Selection

Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 225 credits.

For admission to the summer 2021 and onward the following selection applies: selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 165 credits.