Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University

Engineering (Cybernetics and Communications)

This theoretical and practical course combines computer science, electronic engineering, mechanical engineering and management to enable greater understanding of cybernetics and communications; students develop imaginative and innovative design, enterprise, leadership and interpersonal skills.

Entry requirements

A UK Honours degree (minimum 2.2) or equivalent in computing, technology or engineering. Applicants with relevant employment experience or other relevant qualifications are also considered; international students need IELTS 6.5 (with minimum of 5.5 in reading, listening, speaking and writing) or TOEFL iBT 83 (with minimum reading:18, listening:17, speaking: 20, writing: 17). Other English language qualifications may be taken into consideration.

Course modules

Modules include: applied industrial process control; group design project; major project; research methods; wireless communications and mobile networking. Optional modules: entrepreneurial leadership and project management; global business management; multimedia technology design; smart engineering and natural computing; software engineering 1.

Assessment methods

Global business management is assessed by a combination of both coursework and examination. All other modules are assessed by coursework, case studies and projects.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,510 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,300 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 2,760 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Clifton Campus Nottingham NG11 8NS East Midlands

Key information

School of Science and Technology Admissions
Telephone number: 
0115 848 8351