12 months
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26200 GBP/year
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About

In the Data Communications programme from University of Sheffield, you'll be taught about all aspects of data communication systems, from transmission methods and hardware to information coding, with a focus on the latest advances in technology. 

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Overview

Study the dynamic field of efficient information transfer around the globe. We teach this Data Communications course at University of Sheffield jointly with the Department of Computer Science so you get up-to-date knowledge and understanding.

Teaching 

  • We deliver research-led teaching with individual support for your research project and dissertation.

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Network and Inter-Network Architectures

  • Network Performance Analysis

  • Data Coding Techniques for Communications and Storage

  • Advanced Communication Principles

  • Computer Security and Forensics 

  • 3D Computer Graphics

  • Software Development for Mobile Devices

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 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 electronic and electrical engineering, physics, maths and other branches of engineering involving significant mathematical competence and relevant technical modules. 
  • We will need evidence of relevant work/practical experience or strong performance in a major individual project during your degree.
  • Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26200 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 26200 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    13000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13000 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 GBP /month
Living costs

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

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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