Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Communications and Signal Processing

This course equips you with the theory and practice necessary to begin a career as a design or development engineer in communications and signal processing. Students will also develop transferable skills in research and knowledge acquisition. Highlights of the course include: unparalleled coverage of all major disciplines in communications engineering and signal analysis methodology; the comprehensive treatment of advanced communication systems from theoretical and practical approaches; innovative educational techniques designed to equip you with practical knowledge; design skills and research methodologies. On completing the course, many students progress into employment as design and development engineers in telecommunications and digital signal processing areas or onto a higher research degree.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 BEng Honours degree, or international equivalent, in: electrical and electronic engineering; computer engineering; mechanical engineering; physics; communications, information and control engineering; electronics; information and science technology. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require an overall IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Tutor, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Telephone number: 
0191 208 6154