Research course

Communication Systems

Institution
Swansea University · College of Engineering
Qualifications
MRes

Entry requirements

The entry requirements for the MRes Communication Systems is a first or upper second class honours degree in Electrical or Electronic Engineering or a similar relevant engineering or science discipline. English language requirement IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or Swansea University recognised equivalent.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MRes Communication Systems provides an excellent teaching and research environment with international recognition for the advancement and dissemination of knowledge communication and photonic systems. This provides lasting career skills for students. As a student on the MRes Communication Systems programme, you will have the opportunity to progress a research project linked to an industrially relevant problem under joint supervision of an academic and a participating industrial researcher.

In addition, the MRes Communication Systems project includes a series of lectures that deal with research techniques including research methodologies, philosophy and principles, ethics, experimental design, managing research project progress, data analysis and presentation, and technical and scientific writing.

Modules typically include:

• Network Protocols and Architectures
• Signals and Systems
• Digital Communications
• Optical Communications
• Software for Smartphone
• Communication Skills for Research Engineers
• MRes Communication Systems Project

Information for international students

Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.

Fees and funding

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out more about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page: www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/scholarships

Qualification and course duration

MRes

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
College of Engineering
Email
engineering@swansea.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1792 295514