Brunel University London

Brunel University London

Computer Communication Networks

This course is aimed at recent graduates in electrical or electronic engineering, computer science, physics and mathematics who wish to deepen their knowledge of the technological, commercial and managerial issues associated with data communication systems and practising engineers who wish to update their knowledge in this area; industrial input to the course is continuously updated through lecturers' contacts within the industry; practical skills are developed through the workshop module, both to reinforce the theory presented in lectures and to gain hands-on experience

Entry requirements

A UK 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification usually in electrical or electronic engineering, computer science, information systems, mathematics or physics; other qualifications and relevant experience will be assessed on an individual basis; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 6 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all areas); TOEFL paper-based test 550 (with a minimum of 4 in the test of written English); TOEFL internet-based test 79 (with a minimum of 18 in reading, 17 in listening, 20 in speaking and 17 in writing); Pearson 51 (with a minimum of 51 in all areas); or BruneELT 60 per cent (with a minimum of 55 per cent in all areas).

Course modules

Modules include: Advanced digital communications; computer networks; network security and encryption; network design and management; network computing; optical and wireless communication systems; project management; workshop; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by examinations, written assignments and the dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Industrial sponsorship may be available.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Brunel University London Uxbridge UB8 3PH South East

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