Research course


King's College London · Faculty of Natural and Mathematical Sciences

Entry requirements

Bachelors degree with 2:1 honours degree in Electrical Engineerting, Electronics or Computer Engineering or a closely related subject and a good background in the area of intended research.

Applicants who do not meet the undergraduate requirements but have or are currently studying an additional Masters with Merit in Electrical Engineering, Electronics or Computer Engineering may be considered.

Months of entry


Course content

Our staff are nationally and internationally renowned in a variety of areas of Telecommunications. We provide opportunities for Telecommunications research with a particular emphasis on mobile and personal communication techniques and networks.

The CTR's research was initially concerned with architectures and protocols for wireless ATM networks, but quickly evolved towards work on protocols, mechanisms, architectures, and applications for IP-based broadband radio access networks. Some specific current research topics of the Institute of Telecommunications include Cognitive Radio and Networks, Advanced Radio Access Techniques and Applications, Protocol Stack Reconfigurability, Energy-efficient Wireless Networking, the Future Internet, Audio and Speech Technologies and Biomedical Signal Processing.

Information for international students

Visit our admissions webpages to view our English language entry requirements.

Fees and funding

Visit the fees and funding webpages to find out more about bursaries, scholarships, grants, tuition fees, living expenses, student loans and other financial help available at King's.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MPhil
    part time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PhD
    part time
    48-72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Officer
+44 (0)20 7848 1648