Swansea University

Swansea University

Communication Systems

This programme provides a teaching and research environment for the advancement and dissemination of knowledge communication and photonic systems, which provide lasting career skills for students. In addition, this programme includes a series of lectures that deal with research techniques including research methodologies, philosophy and principles, ethics, experimental design, managing research project progress, data analysis and presentation, and technical and scientific writing.

Entry requirements

Normally a 1st or upper 2nd Class Honours degree in electrical or electronic engineering or a similar relevant engineering or science discipline. English language requirement IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or Swansea University recognised equivalent.

Course modules

Modules typically include: network protocols and architectures; signals and systems; digital communications; optical communications; software for smartphone; communication skills for research engineers; communication systems project.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time £ 4,214 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MRes Full-time £ 16,950 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MRes Part-time £ 2,107 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MRes Part-time £ 8,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bay Campus, Swansea Swansea SA1 8EN Wales

Key information

College of Engineering
Telephone number: 
01792 295514