Taught course

Broadband Telecommunication Networks

University of Hertfordshire · School of Engineering and Technology

Entry requirements

A second-class honours degree in electronics, or a related discipline with substantial electronics content, such as computer engineering. Students will need to have studied material of sufficient depth to allow them to benefit from research-based study.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This course will deepen understanding of how optical devices, sensors and networks can be used to design communication systems. Students study electronic principles underlying broadband telecommunications networks and consider the performance and quality measures that can be applied. Also studied is the application of digital signal processing techniques to broadband networks. Course consists of a core module on research methods followed by modules exploring a variety of current research topics in electronics and related areas. During the final stage students work on their individual project which is a substantial piece of development or investigative work.

Information for international students

If English is not the 1st language an IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent will be required.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12-16 months

Course contact details

01707 284800