Research course

Adaptive Communications Networks Research Group

Institution
Aston University · School of Engineering and Applied Science
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

Equivalent of a good UK Honours degree (first or upper second class) in science or engineering. For further information about entry requirements contact Aston University.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Focus is on a range of networking architectures from mobile systems to ad-hoc sensor networks. Techniques involve the design of advanced digital systems for application-specific embedded systems and advanced algorithms for improving network efficiency.

Department specialisms

Ad-hoc networks, Sensor networks, Mobile networks, Adaptive algorithms, Applications of FPGAs, Dynamic hardware in Internet routers, Concurrent systems design, Coding theory

Information for international students

IELTS 6.0 (5.5 minimum in each section) or TOEFL 550 / 213 is required for applicants whose first language is not English.

Fees and funding

EPSRC and industry funding may be available only to UK / EU students. There are no scholarships available for non-EU students.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36 months

MPhil

full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Research Co-ordinator
Email
seasres@aston.ac.uk
Phone
0121 204 3663