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University College London (UCL)

M.Res. On Campus
12 months
Duration
28530 GBP/year
13640 GBP/year
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About

The Telecommunications MRes at the University College London (UCL) is a one-year research degree dealing with areas of technology and systems related to telecommunications, communications technology and the next generation of IP support networks. This prestigious programme offers significant research content alongside taught modules strongly linked to industrial requirements.

Overview

Why study this Telecommunications MRes degree at the University College London (UCL)?

UCL Electronic & Electrical Engineering is one of the most highly rated electronic engineering research departments in the UK. It is the oldest in England, founded in 1885. The department has more than a century of tradition of internationally leading research, from Professor Sir Ambrose Fleming, the inventor of the thermionic valve and the left-hand and right-hand rules, to Professor Charles Kao, PhD alumnus and 2009 Nobel Prize in Physics recipient for his research in communication with optical fibres that began whilst studying at UCL.

Our research and teaching ethos is based on understanding the fundamentals and working at the forefront of technology development.

We cover a wide range of areas from materials and devices to photonics, radar, optical and wireless systems, electronics and medical electronics, and communications networks.

Careers

Recent graduates have gone on to become university researchers, and senior software engineers and research scientists at companies including Nokia UK Ltd and QinetiQ.

Employability

The Telecommunications MRes programme provides a broad and comprehensive coverage of the technological and scientific foundations of telecommunications networks and services, from the physical layer to the application layer. A strong emphasis is given to mobile and wireless communications and the latest standards in these areas (LTE, WiMAX, IEEE 802 family of standards). Students study both the theoretical foundations of all related technologies but also carry out extensive practical assignments in several related areas.

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. Candidates must hold a CEng accredited BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree to comply with full CEng registration requirements.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Introduction to Telecommunications Networks
  • Broadband Technologies and Components
  • Communications Systems Modelling
  • Introduction to IP Networks
  • Mobile Communications Systems
  • Wireless Communications Principles
  • Network and Services Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
62
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Other requirements

General requirements

A minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28530 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28530 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    13640 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13640 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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