Taught course

Communications and Signal Processing

Institution
Newcastle University · School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A 2:2 BEng honours degree, or international equivalent, in: electrical and electronic engineering; computer engineering; mechanical engineering; physics; communications, information and control engineering; electronics; information and science technology.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course equips you with the theory and practice necessary to begin a career as a design or development engineer in communications and signal processing. You will also develop transferable skills in research and knowledge acquisition.

Highlights of the course include:

  • unparalleled coverage of all major disciplines in communications engineering and signal analysis methodology
  • the comprehensive treatment of advanced communication systems from theoretical and practical approaches
  • innovative educational techniques designed to equip you with practical knowledge
  • design skills and research methodologies

On completing the course, many students progress into employment as design and development engineers in telecommunications and digital signal processing areas or onto a higher research degree.

Our Communications and Signal Processing MSc derives its uniqueness from research strengths in communications and digital signal processing in the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. All course lecturers have a world-wide reputation for high quality research at the leading edge of the subject. They have many years of experience with industrial projects and in running short courses for industry.

Information for international students

To study this course you need to meet our Band 1 English Language requirements: Direct Entry : IELTS 6.0 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills). If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.

Fees and funding

See our course fees and funding web page.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Claire Dougherty, MSc Support Officer, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Email
eee.pg@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 6154