Due to the impact of COVID-19 we're changing how the course is delivered
Scholarship opportunity from ScottishPower Foundation
Apply now for this scholarship, which meets full enrolment costs and provides a generous monthly living allowance of £1,200.
This MSc programme will develop your knowledge and skills to an advanced level in key aspects of telecommunications and wireless systems.
The course content is updated annually to maintain industry relevance and to reflect the latest developments in the industry.
This programme can be studied full- or parttime. The first two sections consist of lectures, laboratory classes and seminars, with a final section devoted to an individually supervised project.
You will study the following core (compulsory) topics during the MSc:
- Wireless systems and designs
- Communication networks and security
- Research skills and management
- Signal processing
- Cellular radio communications systems related topics.
In addition you can choose from the following options to take account of your interests:
- Optical fibre systems
- Radio propagation and antennas
- Communication signal processing
- Neural networks
- Integrated circuit design.
Part-time study is in co-operation with the students’ employers. Please contact the Programme Director before applying.
This programme is also available as Telecommunications and Wireless Systems with a Year in Industry MSc (Eng).
Your project work will earn you 75 credits towards your MSc degree. This includes 15 credits allocated to course work relating to report-writing skills. The project's examined by dissertation.
In your work you'll need to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of your topic, mastery of research techniques, and the ability to analyse assembled data and assess outcomes.
Case study: Xingyu Yang
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Why Electrical Engineering and Electronics?
World-class facilities, including top industry standard laboratories
We have specialist facilities for processing semiconductor devices, optical imaging spectroscopy and sensing, technological plasmas, equipment for testing switch gear, specialist robot laboratories, clean room laboratories, e-automation, RF Engineering, bio-nano engineering labs and excellent mechanical and electrical workshops.
A leading centre for electrical and electronic engineering expertise
We are closely involved with over 50 prominent companies and research organisations worldwide, many of which not only fund and collaborate with us but also make a vital contribution to developing our students.