Taught course

Data Communications

Institution
University of Sheffield · Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Qualifications
MSc(Eng)

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Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree in electronic and electrical engineering, physics, maths and other branches of engineering involving significant mathematical competence and relevant technical modules. You should have a strong background in maths modules and in technical modules that will prepare you for the multidisciplinary nature of this course. We will need evidence of relevant work/practical experience or strong performance in a major individual project during your degree.

Months of entry

September

Course content

You'll be taught about all aspects of data communication systems, from transmission methods and hardware to information coding, with a focus on the latest advances in technology.

Course description

Study the dynamic field of efficient information transfer around the globe. We teach this course jointly with the Department of Computer Science so you get up-to-date knowledge and understanding.

Accreditation

Accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) on behalf of the Engineering Council as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for registration as a Chartered Engineer. You must hold a CEng accredited BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree to comply with full CEng registration requirements.

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses

Information for international students

English language requirements

Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

For more information about entry requirements for international students, please visit https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/international/applying/postgraduate-taught

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc(Eng)
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Email
eee-mscrec@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)114 222 5442