Smart Systems Integration Erasmus Mundus

Smart Systems are defined as self-sufficient intelligent (sub-)systems with advanced functionality, enabled by underlying micro- nano- and bio-systems and components. Because they enable and enhance products and services in every walk of life, Smart Systems are of strategic importance for the competitiveness of entire sectors and economies in Europe. SSI is a newly founded Erasmus Mundus Master Course (EMMC) with scholarships for EU and non-EU candidates.
Smart Systems Integration Erasmus Mundus
Smart Systems Integration Erasmus Mundus8 August 2018 11:57
Pre-departure Orientation Webinar for students attending erasmus programmes this year
Smart Systems Integration Erasmus Mundus
Smart Systems Integration Erasmus Mundus17 April 2018 16:48
Our current students have created a page focussing on SSI student life. Go visit and like to follow their journey throughout the year
Smart Systems Integration Erasmus Mundus
Smart Systems Integration Erasmus Mundus20 December 2017 10:37
Please note the administration office for this programme will be closed for the holidays from 5pm GMT on Friday 22nd of December until 9am on the 3rd of January 2018.
We will be unable to answer any questions you have during this time. Please send us any queries you have now using the contact form on the website http://ssi-master.eu/
Smart Systems Integration Erasmus Mundus
Smart Systems Integration Erasmus Mundus18 December 2017 09:19
Less than a month left to submit your application for the scholarship in SSI!
Smart Systems Integration Erasmus Mundus
Smart Systems Integration Erasmus Mundus27 November 2017 15:22
Heriot-Watt are holding a live chat open day where applicants can ask questions to us and receive answers straight away.
If you are interested please register below

https://www.hw.ac.uk/uk/meet-us/online-chats.htm
Smart Systems Integration Erasmus Mundus
Smart Systems Integration Erasmus Mundus27 November 2017 12:05
We are receiving a large number of applications without complete supporting documents.

Please remember that missing documents will affect your ranking negatively. You can check the documents required on our website:
http://ssi-master.eu/application/

HOW TO APPLY TO THE SSI MASTER?

  1. Click here to forward you to the application site
  2. Create a user profile for yourself and log in to the admission site
  3. Select the “Postgraduate Taught (e.g. MSc, PGDip)” application type
  4. This will bring you to a new window with drop down boxes, select Edinburgh under “Location of Study”
  5. Under “Programme” select Smart Systems Integration MSc”
  6. Under “Study Option” select the year you wish to apply for i.e. Smart Systems Integration, MSc – Edinburgh – September 2019 – Full-Time
  7. Select your answer for the question “Is English your first language?”
  8. “Save and Continue”
  9. Follow the instructions in the rest of the application form, answering questions appropriately.
  10. Your documents can be uploaded once you have submitted your application form, we check everything so use as many upload slots as required.

Criteria of Admission

  1. Excellence of the candidate: bachelor degree in electrical engineering, electronics, computer engineering, physics, mechatronics, biomedical engineering or a closely related discipline, with a result equivalent to B (ECTS) or better.
  2. Language ability: teaching being given in English, the candidates must demonstrate sound knowledge of the language. The requirement for competence in English is equivalent to IELTS at grade 6.5 overall and 5.5. in each skill, or a Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English at least grade B.
  3. Student motivation to undertake the Masters and relevance to his or her professional development.
  4. Gender balance: for applicants having similar qualifications, the minority gender will be preferred.

Applicants for partner country scholarhips must have completed their degree by the deadline for applications (12pm GMT 14 January 2019), or their application will be rejected.

The deadline for programme country applicants is 12pm GMT 1 February 2019.

Language ability

Teaching being given in English, the candidates must demonstrate sound knowledge of the language. Please provide your results from a Secured English Language Test (SELT) recognised by the UKVI or a letter from your undergraduate institution confirming undergraduate study in English. The English requirements are IELTS 6.5 with no component lower than 5.5 or TOFEL ibt (90 – 99) or CEFR B2 (Band C). For self-funded candidates, a pre-sessional English programme (6 weeks) is available (minimum entry requirement: IELTS 5.5 with minimum 5.5 in reading & writing and minimum 5.0 in listening & speaking), more details can be found here.

Requested documents for admission

  1. Letter of application outlining the student’s rationale and motivation for applying to the programme, this can be included on your application.
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Certified copy of the university Bachelors degree or equivalent, with an English translation if original degree is not in English.
  4. Certified copy of complete transcript , with an English translation if original is not in English.
  5. Proof of level of competency in English. Please provide your results from a Secured English Language Test (SELT) recognised by the UKVI or a letter from your undergraduate institution confirming undergraduate study in English. The certificate of the SELT test must be dated after 11 September 2016.
  6. Two letters of reference or recommendation, preferably from academic staff at the University that awarded the first degree. References should be submitted to us on headed paper, or sent to us at pgt.eps@hw.ac.uk directly from your referees authorised university or work email account.
  7. Administrative papers: a copy of a valid passport.
  8. All eligible applications will be considered for Erasmus Mundus Scholarships, no separate application is necessary.