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Communications Engineering

University of Birmingham

12 months
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24480 GBP/year
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About

This Communications Engineering programme from the University of Birmingham will equips you for a rewarding career in a dynamic field that’s vital to global economic growth. Providing Masters-level specialist knowledge of the principles and advanced applications of communication systems, this programme prepares you perfectly for a career in the industry.

Overview

The Communications Engineering programme from the University of Birmingham covers a wide range of topics in communication engineering and provides options from outside the core specialism.

You will study core modules covering advanced specialist topics, plus cross-programme modules allowing you to specialise in your chosen area, along with an individual research project – which is sometimes undertaken in collaboration with industry.

As well as acquiring specialist technical knowledge, you will develop generic skills such as: interpreting requirements and specifications to produce effective design solutions; making decisions on the basis of incomplete information; giving technical presentations, and working in a team. These are achieved through a combination of group and individual exercises. The course is designed for students with good mathematical skills.

Employability

Companies in both mature and rapidly growing economies are keen to secure professionals with specialist knowledge of the underlying principles and advanced applications of communications systems, meaning that upon graduation your career prospects will be excellent.

Accreditation

This degree is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Electromagnetics, Antennas and Propagation 
  • Advanced Project
  • LM Digital Communications and Signal Processing
  • Computer and Communication Networks 
  • RF and Microwave Engineering 
  • Radar and Satellite Navigation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:1 Honours degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering or a relevant subject. Industrial experience and CEng/IEng qualifications will also be taken into account.

  • Applicants with a 2.2 with high grades in relevant modules will be considered on a case-by-case basis. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24480 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24480 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10260 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10260 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • UK students: £5,130 part-time 

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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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