Taught course

Communications and Information Engineering

University of Warwick · Department of Engineering

Entry requirements

British Second Class Honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in Engineering.

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc in Communications and Information Engineering provides a comprehensive education in the essential elements of modern communication and information engineering. Information theoretic underpinnings are provided in conjunction with the physical layer aspects of both optical and radio transmission together with signal processing and contemporary radio networking.

The broad approach and wide-ranging expertise in the School of Engineering enables you to choose from topical and diverse optional modules encompassing the design of application specific integrated circuits,micro-electromechanical systems and optical engineering. We also offer cross-discipline optional modules (in conjunction with the Department of Computer Science), which provide an insight into the approaches used to handle the increasing amount of data being collected in modern society (big data).

Graduates will be well equipped for employment in the plethora of branches of the modern information and communication revolution. Recent graduates occupy positions in industries ranging from core network provision to software support, and the course is also the perfect platform for progression to a research degree.

Information for international students

Overseas applicants should have a recognised English language qualification.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Secretary
+44 (0)23 765 22046