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MScCommunications and Information Engineering (18 months)

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herts.ac.uk/..-and-information-engineering 

Overview

This course enables students to understand the fundamentals of information theory and apply appropriate performance and quality measures to engineer enhanced data communication systems.
Students design state-of-the-art networks using legacy as well as emerging optical and wireless technologies, developing the students’ ability to define and apply appropriate analytic, algorithmic and a mix of simulation and hardware tools for reliable data transfer.
Students will cover subject specific subjects such as Digital Mobile Communication Systems and Optical Communication Technologies alongside cohort taught subjects to develop their management skills and their employability.
The successful postgraduates of the course will acquire the knowledge and understanding, intellectual, practical and transferable skills necessary for the analysis and synthesis of problems in engineering and manufacturing through a combination of experimental, simulation, research methods and case studies. They can expect to gain work in a range of disciplines within a variety of industries from specialist technical roles to positions of management responsibility.

Programme structure

Year 1

Core Modules
Broadband Networks and Data Communications
Digital Mobile Communication Systems
Information Theory and DSP in Communications
MSc Project
MSc Projects
Multicast and Multimedia Networking
Operations Management
Operations Management
Operations Research
Operations Research
Optical Communication Technologies
Wireless, Mobile and Ad-hoc Networking

Career opportunities

Communications engineers prepare and maintain communications systems and the marketplace increasingly relies on highly advanced communications systems, so communications engineering is a valued field. Careers may be sought in telecommunications or related fields that use computer networking and satellite, digital TV, Internet or radio technology.
Graduates may therefore expect employment across a very wide range of engineering companies.

Apply now! Spring semester 2018/19
Application start
Sep 1, 2018
Application deadline
Sep 1, 2018 23:59
Europe/Vilnius time

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries.

Studies commence
Feb 1, 2019

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States