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Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering, M.Sc.

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  • 13 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (WUR) Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Be behind the latest developments in a fast-paced world of communications. You’ll study analogue and digital electronics and control systems such as mobile phones and antennas in this Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering programme at Staffordshire University. Get practical experience of the ‘Internet of Things’ for network enabled products.
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Overview

This Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering course at Staffordshire University offers a full spectrum of learning and current research with our experienced staff. Face-to-face teaching and use of our specialised laboratories will ensure you have the latest knowledge in this dynamic field.

You’ll get a practical understanding of embedded systems, meeting a growing trend for network enabled devices in the home, as well as optical fibre systems for broadband and computer networks.

With this Masters course you’ll undertake a major project where you can specialise in an area of interest or to support your work goals. Employability is strong for graduates in Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering.

Careers

After completing the Electronic and Telecommunication MSc, you’ll be equipped to work in the following roles:

  • Research and development
  • Engineering consultancy
  • Project management
  • Teaching

Eager for more knowledge? Upon completion, you’ll be ideally placed for further academic study at PhD level.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Professional Engineer 
  • Advanced Digital Signal Processing 
  • Plastic Electronics 
  • Wireless Communications and Networking 
  • Internet of Things Devices 
  • Low-Carbon and Renewable Energy Systems 
  • Optical Communication Devices and Systems 
  • Research Methods & Project Management 
  • MSc Project 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 13 months
    • Duration description

      Full-time, September start, with a placement year: 24 months Full-time, January start: 17 months

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Normal requirements are at least 2:1 honours degree or equivalent in a related engineering discipline.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11772 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12750 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 13 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8136 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8820 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 13 months.
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Living costs for Stoke-on-Trent

  • 550 - 850 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

If you have previously completed an undergraduate degree with us, you may be entitled to a discount off your course fee for any subsequent postgraduate taught course. 

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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