University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Electromagnetic Sensor Networks

A range of topics are available for study including communications engineering and sensor networks with options in electromagnetic, antennas, propagation, computer communications networks and RF and microwave engineering. Students learn how to design and characterise sensors, how to model their behaviour mathematically and how to apply theoretical concepts to practical aims. Current research on the fundamentals of networks, including dynamic and ad-hoc networks, forms an important part of this programme. Lecturers include staff from the Microwave Integrated Systems Lab in the School. This programme will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to play a leading part in future developments that are central to the security and surveillance industry and which will help protect us all as we go about our daily activities.

Entry requirements

At least a 2.2 Honours degree in computing, electrical engineering, electronic engineering from a university of high international standing. Standard English language requirements apply.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: introductory module for communications; principles of communication systems; RF sensors and systems; individual project.
Cross programme options (take 2 of the following): computer and communications networks; RF and microwave engineering; electromagnetics antennas and propagation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a combination of written examination and course work.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,900 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 18,900 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

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