Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University

Telecommunication and Electronic Engineering

This course allows students to gain the latest knowledge and skills required of telecommunication and electronic engineers with an emphasis on hands-on learning. As well as developing technical ability, the course focuses on building wider professional skills such as planning, research techniques and promoting innovation. Students: develop skills to take advantage of an increasing demand for telecommunications and electronics engineers; study core and optional technical subjects with the opportunity to study modules in management; take a practical approach to modern telecommunications typically through case studies; support career aims by completing a research project in an area of interest.

Entry requirements

Typically 1 from the following: an Honours degree in a relevant science or engineering subject, usually at least 2nd Class; suitable professional qualifications in an appropriate engineering area; a degree in any discipline plus at least 1 year of relevant industrial experience; a diploma in a technological area, with at least 3 years of relevant experience. Where applicants 1st language is not English: an IELTS score of 6.0 with 5.5 in all skills (or equivalent). Alternatively a Sheffield Hallam University pre-sessional English course will enable applicants to achieve an equivalent English level.

Course modules

Core modules: communication media; digital electronic system design; project. Optional modules include: finance and marketing; management of strategy, change and innovation; project and quality management; advanced control systems; applicable artificial intelligence; business process management; communication engineering; communication networks; control system analysis and design; microprocessor engineering; digital signal processing; group project: international product development; network applications; object-oriented methods; operating systems; software engineering; VLSI design; machine vision.

Assessment methods

Coursework; examinations; project reports.

Sponsorship information

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time £ 3,100 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
MSc Part-time £ 5,750 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years
MSc Full-time £ 6,200 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 11,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus Sheffield S1 1WB Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Postgraduate Office (Faculty of Arts, Computing, Engineering and Sciences, Engineering and Technology)
Telephone number: 
0114 225 2912