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Entry requirements

  • We normally make offers on a 2:2 honour degree or above in an appropriate subject with an applied quantitative element
  • Candidates with other degrees are welcome to apply provided they can demonstrate appropriate levels of experience
  • Candidates without formal qualifications need to demonstrate relevant work experience and the ability to study at postgraduate level

Months of entry

October

Course content

Overview

Telecommunications engineering is a combination of electrical engineering and computer science. It provides a thorough understanding of modern and future communication systems. This programme offers the opportunity to develop relevant skills necessary to be at the forefront of the ever-expanding and highly sought-after Telecommunications sector emerging with fresh technologies.

Why study MSc Telecommunications Engineering at Middlesex University?

Our specialised course blends practice with theory that will equip the students with the skills and knowledge required to design, develop and deploy the next generation wireless communication systems. Our strong links with industry have allowed us to develop a practically focused course, which is essential to the needs of the rapidly changing telecommunications industry.

This course provides a thorough understanding of modern and future communication systems and offers the opportunity to develop relevant practical and theoretical knowledge necessary to be at the forefront of the rapidly evolving telecommunications sector where the demand for skilled graduates is very high. The course is also taught by field experts who are research active and known for their work and contributions to the discipline and ensures our courses remain innovative. A number of students who join this programme contribute to the existing research of the programme team.

We are an official Cisco Academy and Huawei Academy licensed to provide certification training and equipped with the latest industry-standard equipment. We have also recently opened the London Digital Twin Centre, have our own 5G & IoT research group and have also undertaken notable research in areas such as MIMO, LTE-A, 5G, and Disaster Communication Networks, etc.

Course highlights
  • Our telecommunications laboratory is equipped with specialist hardware from National Instruments (NI), including the industry standard NI- USRP reconfigurable radio platform, software including MATLAB & Simulink, Cisco Packet Tracer, Riverbed Modeller and Cyber Physical System/Industry 4.0 from Siemens/Festo that will be used for laboratory work during the programme as well as major projects
  • As part of the project module, students can choose projects from a range of applicable fields like Artificial Intelligence, Software Defined Networking (SDN), Internet of Things (IoT), Connected Autonomous Vehicles (CAV’s), Blockchain Engineering, etc.
  • The course is suitable for both recent graduates and IT/Engineering professionals who wish to further strengthen their knowledge in Telecommunications sector.
  • Our recent MSc students research contributions are:
    • Towards autonomous driving: a machine learning-based pedestrian detection system using 16-layer LiDAR, COMM 2020, Romania
    • Security aspects of communications in VANETs, COMM 2020, Romania
    • Implementation and Performance Evaluation of a MIMO-VLC System for Data Transmissions – IEEE BMSB 2019 Conference, South Korea

Fees and funding

UK students
UK students* Full-time students: £10,000 Part-time students: £67 per credit Part-time students: £33 per dissertation credit
International students
EU/International students* Full-time students: £14,500 Part-time students: £97 per credit Part-time students: £48 per dissertation credit

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

Name
Purav Shah
Email
P.Shah@mdx.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 8411 5317