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.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 540 per Credit (England) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 540 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 540 per Credit (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 540 per Credit (Wales) 3 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,250 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Variable September 2016 - 16 months

Campus details

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

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