University of Bristol

Image and Video Communications and Signal Processing

This challenging, one-year taught master's degree covers a range of advanced topics in multimedia signal processing and communications. These include the properties and limitations of modern communication channels and networks, alongside the coding and compression methods required for efficient and reliable wired and wireless audio-visual 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 ICT. The programme builds on the research strengths of the Visual Information Laboratory and the Communication Systems and Networks Group within the Faculty of Engineering at Bristol. Both groups are highly regarded for combining fundamental research with strong industrial collaboration and their innovative research has resulted in ground-breaking technology in the areas of image and video analysis, coding and communications. Both groups also offer extensive, state-of-the-art research facilities. This MSc provides in-depth training in design, analysis and management skills relevant to the theory and practice of the communication networks industry. The programme is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology, one of only a handful of accredited programmes in this field in the UK. Visit the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering website to learn more about the MSc in Image and Video Communications and Signal Processing.

Entry requirements

MSc: An upper second-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. See international equivalent qualifications on the International Office website.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 11,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 11,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 11,000 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 11,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 11,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 14,150 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 23,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Clifton Campus BS8 1TH South West

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