University of Hertfordshire

University of Hertfordshire

Data Communications and Networks

This course enables students to study the analytical techniques that are used to describe the properties of signals carried by digital systems and learn the techniques by which digital systems can be applied to filter, compress and process these signals.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree, at least (2.2 or above) in electronics; computer engineering; computer technology, or a closely related discipline; applicants also need to have studied relevant material to sufficient depth to allow them to benefit from research-based study; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.0.

Course modules

Modules include: Broadband networks and data communications; distributed systems security; projects; multicast and multimedia networking; operations management; operations research; radio and mobile communications; wireless, mobile and ad-hoc networking.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time £ 540 per Credit module (home fees) 3 years
MSc Full-time £ 7,250 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 12,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Variable - 16 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
College Lane Campus Hatfield AL10 9AB South East

Key information

Telephone number: 
01707 284800