Taught course

Information and Communications Engineering

Institution
University of Leicester · Department of Engineering
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

Candidates should normally have at least a 2nd-class honours degree in a relevant subject from a British university or its equivalent; or a qualification recognised by the university as equivalent.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The processing of data and signals digitally together with the communication of such information over fixed and wireless links is of major importance in many aspects of modern engineering. Information can refer to digital or analogue signals originating from a wide range of sources, e.g. transducers.

Information for international students

Candidates whose first language is not English and who have not previously been taught in English must provide evidence of a satisfactory performance in an IELTS test.

Fees and funding

The University of Leicester Careers Service holds useful links to current scholarships at http://www.le.ac.uk/study/fees
In addition, overseas students are offered specific support (DfiD, British Chevening, etc.) detailed at http://www.le.ac.uk/graduateoffice/pgprospectus/international.html

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

PGDip

full time
9 months

PGCert

full time
3 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations34
Written coursework / continuous assessment33
Dissertation33 (10000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Secretary
Email
engineering@le.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 116 252 2871
Fax
+44 (0) 116 252 2619