The main objective of the course is to educate students in the rapidly growing area of communications to undertake responsible and challenging posts in academia and industry. The course covers the key areas of wireless and wired networks and protocols, digital signal processing and digital electronics. In addition to the technical background provided in these subjects, hands-on experience is gained through a major individual research and development project, a group design project and a supporting laboratory programme.
A good 2nd Class Honours degree (typically equivalent to UK 2.1 Honours) or better in a subject which includes a significant electronics content.
The programme consists of 3 modules taught through lectures and a laboratory programme, a group design module and an individual research and design project. Core modules; communications systems; radio communications; digital systems; design of wireless systems; research and development project.
Assessment is by means of written reports thoughout the year and examinations at the end; the research and development project is assessed by means of a written report and an oral examination in August.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,100 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 18,900 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,100 per Academic year (EU fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Durham University||Durham||DH1 3LG||North East|
School of Engineering and Computing Sciences (ECS)
0191 334 1708