Taught course

Broadband and Optical Communications

Bangor University · College of Environmental Sciences and Engineering

Entry requirements

This degree is aimed at candidates who have gained an Honours degree in Electronic Engineering, Physics or a related scientific discipline, at a 2.ii level or higher or the international equivalent. Applicants with initial degrees in other disciplines will be considered on an individual basis, with the assessment based on the applicant’s potential to succeed on, and benefit from, the course.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This course aims to give suitable graduates an in-depth understanding of the technology, and the drivers for the technology, in the area of Broadband and mobile communications. The course will also provide exposure to current research activity in the field.

Upon completing of the course, students will have a detailed understanding of the current practices and directions in this topic, and will be able to apply them to the task of continuing the roll-out of advanced communication services across the globe.

Course topics:

  • Data networks and communications
  • Modelling and Design
  • RF and Optical MEMS
  • Advanced Sensor Systems
  • Mini Project
  • Broadband Communication Systems
  • Mobile Communication Systems
  • RF and Optical MEMS
  • Advanced Sensor Systems
  • Masters Project Preparation
  • Research Project

Information for international students

IELTS: 6.0 is required (no element below 5.5).

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

01248 351151