About Master of Engineering in Computer and Communications Systems at University of Limerick
The Master of Engineering in Computer and Communications Systems will appeal to graduates with primary degrees in electronics or computing who wish to focus on a career in telecommunications, as well as to those with other science or engineering backgrounds who wish to work in the telecommunications industry. The Programme is designed to equip students with a detailed knowledge of software engineering and the skills required to apply this knowledge in the field of communications systems. The need for these skills continues to expand as telecommunications becomes an increasingly common and important part of people’s lives.On successful completion of the programme, graduates will be able to:
- Design, and develop advanced software, with emphasis on communications systems.
- Manage complex software engineering projects using up to date tools and techniques.
- Deploy and administer up to date network management technologies.
- Develop and maintain web-based application software.
- Assess security and performance issues relating to networked wireless communications systems.
- Evaluate new developments in telecommunications engineering using the relevant analysis methods.
- Develop real-time solutions for communications systems.
Software and applications development engineering are among the fastest growing and most dynamic fields of today’s technology. The many career paths for graduates of this programme include web applications development, network design and management.
Since communications systems are constantly changing, the programme aims to give its graduates the skills and knowledge to adapt very quickly to new and changing technologies.
- C++ Programming
- Software Engineering
- Multimedia Communications
- Digital Signal Processing
- Information Theory & Coding
- Real-Time Systems
- Communications & Security
- Digital Control
- Digital Communications
- Host & Network Security
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
EU Applicants: Early application is advisable.
DisciplinesElectronics & Embedded Technology Communications Engineering
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- The principal entry requirement for either version of the programme is a 2.2 honours (Level 8 - National Qualifications Authority of Ireland) (or better) undergraduate degree in a numerate and relevant discipline. An interview may be part of the admission process.
- Qualification transcripts and/or certificates (including certified English translations if applicable)
- English language qualification(s) (if English is not your first language)
- A one page supporting statement
- A copy of your birth certificate
International16548 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16548 EUR per year during 12 months.
EU/EEA6500 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6500 EUR per year during 12 months.
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