An honours degree (second-class or above) in an appropriate subject, such as electronic or electrical engineering, computer science or physics. Other subjects with a high technical content will be considered individually. This course is for students who want to become trained professionals in computer network and modern telecommunications fields. You will usually have a first degree in computer science, electronic or electrical engineering, telecommunications or physics. You must also have recent programming experience, either as part of your final year of study, as part of your degree project or during work experience. We may also accept you if you have significant industry experience in telecommunications and networking such as working on the design and implementation of networks and data in a telecommunications organisation. Accreditation for Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) We welcome applications from students with alternative qualifications and/or significant relevant experience, subject to approval through a process of Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL). For further details, contact the School.
Months of entry
3 good reasons to study Data Telecommunications Networks at Salford:
- Great employment prospects in a large and growing industry for good graduates
- Your will be based at MediaCityUK
- The teaching and topics of this course are closely aligned to a top research centre at the University
This course is for students who want to become professionals in computer networks and modern telecommunications fields.
You will gain a comprehensive understanding of techniques used to transmit digital information, modern computer network design and operation, communication protocols and the importance of standards and regulatory issues
These subjects are supplemented by modules in technical and administration management techniques and by an industry-sponsored seminar course.
MSc students also undertake an individual project.
Information for international students
International students must provide evidence of proficiency in English- IELTS 6.0 band score (with no element below 5.5) or above are proof of this.
Fees and funding
Part-time £922 per 30 credits
Full-time International £12,800
Full-time PgDip £3,968
Part-time £1,012 per 30 credits
Full-time International £13,050
Full-time PgDip £4,048
You should also consider further costs which may include books, stationery, printing, binding and general subsistence on trips and visits.
Scholarships and Bursaries
We offer awards to help you study through our:
- Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship
- University of Salford student loyalty discount
- Country bursary scheme for International students only
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written/ formal examinations||50|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||50|
Course contact details
- Course Enquiries
- +44 (0) 161 295 4545
- +44 (0) 161 295 4646