You will develop a comprehensive communications knowledge-base, from the unique identity and credentials of specific technologies, to their history, infrastructure and architecture.
Communications Engineering at Swansea University is widely renowned thanks to innovative research in antennas, artificial intelligence based embedded systems, IC designs, power electronics and cyber telecommunications networks.
Electronic and Electrical Engineering at Swansea is the home of globally-renowned research experts in electronics, antennas, wireless-telecommunications, sensors, nanotechnology and biometrics.
Over the Communications Engineering programme from Swansea University you will develop an advanced understanding of specialist communications engineering.
This spans from the essential element of modern optical communication systems, evaluating bandwidth-rich contemporary approaches, to network performance, antennas designs, artificial intelligence, IC designs, embedded systems and network security.
You will be introduced to technologies underlying the compressions and transmission of Antenna and Microwave systems designs, digital video, modern cyber architecture, understand channel models and impairments that typically limit wireless system performance, and learn to design optimum digital communication receivers with IC design skills.
Your studies will be nourished by an international community of over 500 postgraduate students and 120 research staff at the College of Engineering.
Graduates of the MSc Communications Engineering degree at Swansea are well positioned for a range of rewarding opportunities. Your future could lie in any of the following roles.
- Modern cellular designers and engineers
- Communication systems & software engineers
- Communication chipset engineers
- Broadcast engineer
- Control and instrumentation engineer
- Electrical engineer
- IT consultant
- Network engineer
- Systems analyst
- Multimedia programmer
- Technical author
- Technical sales engineer/manager
- Radio and Optical Wireless Communications
- Optical Fibre Communications
- IT-Security: Cryptography and Network Security
- Communication Skills for Research Engineers
- Strategic Project Planning
- RF and Microwaves
- Optical Networks
- 12 months
- 24 months
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DisciplinesElectrical Engineering Communications Engineering View 36 other Masters in Communications Engineering in United Kingdom
- Usually entry requirements for the MSc Communications Engineering course is a first or second class honours degree in Electrical or Electronic Engineering or a similar relevant engineering or science discipline.
International20200 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 20200 GBP per year during 12 months.
National9950 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9950 GBP per year during 12 months.
Part-time (2 years) fees:
- UK students: £ 5,000
- International students: £ 10,100
- UK students: £ 3,300
- International students: £ 6,750
Living costs for Swansea
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.