Taught course

Signal Processing and Communications

Institution
University of Edinburgh · School of Engineering
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, typically in electrical engineering with a specialisation in signal processing and/or communications.

We will also consider your application if you have a background in a related field, such as computer science, physics or mathematics.

Entry into this programme is competitive. A typical offer will normally require a UK first class honours degree, or equivalent, and high grades in fundamentals, such as mathematics, signals and systems, probability and statistics, and communications and signal processing are required.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme provides graduates and working professionals with a broad training in signal processing and communications, including machine learning and data science. It is suitable for recent graduates who wish to develop the specialist knowledge and skills relevant to this industry and is also suitable as advanced study in preparation for research work in an academic or industrial environment or in a specialist consultancy organisation.

Engineers or other professionals wishing to participate in the MSc programme may do so on a part-time basis.

Our students gain a thorough understanding of theoretical foundations as well as advanced topics at the cutting edge of research in signal processing and communications, including compressive sensing, machine learning and deep neural networks, wireless communication theory, and numerical Bayesian methods.

The MSc project provides a good opportunity for students to work on state-of-the-art research problems in signal processing and communications.

For more information please see the programme website linked above.

Fees and funding

UK students
http://www.ed.ac.uk/student-funding/tuition-fees/postgraduate/taught-fees
International students
http://www.ed.ac.uk/student-funding/tuition-fees/postgraduate/taught-fees

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
MSc Adminstrator
Email
pgtenquiries@eng.ed.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)131 651 3565