Taught course

Broadband and Optical Communications

Bangor University · College of Physical and Applied Sciences

Entry requirements

This degree is aimed at candidates who have gained a minimum good 2(ii) in Electronic Engineering.

Months of entry


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.

MSc Research Project - Dissertation

Information for international students

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

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

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

Postgraduate Administrator
+ 44 (0) 1248 382686