University of Bristol

University of Bristol

Image and Video Communications and Signal Processing

This programme covers a range of advanced topics drawn from the field of multimedia signal processing and communications. The programme covers the properties and limitations of modern communication channels and networks, alongside the coding and compression methods required for efficient and reliable wired and wireless audiovisual transmission. It provides students with an excellent opportunity to acquire the necessary skills to enter careers in one of the most dynamic and exciting fields in information and communications technologies.

Entry requirements

An upper 2nd Class Honours degree(or international equivalent) in a numerate physical science or engineering discipline. Candidates with a lower class of degree, equivalent qualifications or relevant work experience may be admitted if they can demonstrate their potential for higher degree work.

Course modules

Semester 1: Coding theory; communication systems; digital filters and spectral analysis; mobile communications; networking protocol principles. Semester 2: Digital signal processing systems; speech and audio processing; optimum signal processing; biomedical imaging; image and video coding; engineering research skills; research project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Tyndall Avenue, Bristol Bristol BS8 1TH South West

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Team
Telephone number: 
0117 954 5130