Taught course

Communications Engineering

Durham University · School of Engineering

Entry requirements

A good second class honours degree (typically equivalent to UK 2:1 Honours) or better in a subject which includes a significant electronics content.

If you are an international student who does not meet the requirements for direct entry to this degree, you may be eligible to take a pre-Masters pathway programme at the Durham University International Study Centre.

Months of entry


Course content

The main objective of the course is to educate you in the rapidly growing area of Communications to undertake responsible and challenging posts in academia and industry.

The course covers the key areas of wireless and wired networks and protocols, digital signal processing and digital electronics. In addition to the technical background provided in these subjects, hands-on experience is gained through a major individual Research and Development project, a group design project and a supporting laboratory programme.

Information for international students

Please check the English Language requirements for your subject and level of study.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students
EU £6,900 Non EU £20,900

Please see the fees and funding page for more details.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

School of Engineering and Computing Sciences
(0) 191 334 1700