Taught course

Telecommunications Engineering

Loughborough University · School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent international qualification) in a relevant science, technology, engineering or maths discipline.

Applicants with qualifications slightly below this level, alternative qualifications and/or professional experience will also be considered.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Engineers with a good knowledge of telecommunications are much sought after and careers in this industry offer both high rewards and opportunities to work on the latest technical advances, which our MSc in Telecommunications Engineering prepares you for.

Our specialised curriculum will equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to design and develop next generation telecommunication systems.

As fresh technologies emerge in this ever-expanding field, you will have the essential formal theory and confidence in your practical skills to support your long-term career development.

You will use professional network performance measurement equipment during the programme. Experimental work on network performance measurement and network abuse detection is undertaken with a testbed that may be used in appropriate projects

The programme is regularly updated to accommodate scale, data-rate and security changes. Core study areas include advanced telecommunications techniques, communication networks, software defined radio, network security, communications channels and a specialist research project, supervised by experts in the field. Optional study areas include antennas, multimedia and communication networks and information theory.

Our MSc Telecommunications Engineering is delivered by experts in the field who are research active and known for their work and contributions to the discipline.

Information for international students


Fees and funding


Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+441509 227158