University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Radio Frequency and Microwave Engineering

This programme provides training for engineers to become innovators in these rapidly expanding markets. A firm grasp of the fundamentals is established through modules in the foundations of communications engineering and in satellite, cellular and optical fibre communications, electromagnetics and antennas, propagation, radio frequency and microwave engineering and computer and communications networksprovide advanced knowledge in an aspect of the relevant component technologies.

Entry requirements

At least a Lower 2nd class Honours degree in computing, electrical engineering, electronic engineering from a university of high international standing. Standard English language requirements apply

Course modules

Introductory module for communications; principles of communication systems; electromagnetics, antennas and propagation; RF and microwave engineering; individual project; cross programme options; satellite, cellular and optical fibre communications; computer and communications networks; RF sensor systems.

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 7,200 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
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 Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,600 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,600 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,600 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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Key information

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0121 414 5005