University of Hertfordshire

University of Hertfordshire

Broadband Telecommunication Networks

This programme gives students the opportunity to gain deep knowledge of modern telecommunications and provides them with the design skills to envisage the functionality and evaluate the performance of established networking solutions. Students are involved in network implementation and protocol planning throughout the range of broadband technologies including wireless, mobile and optical communications and build on their understanding of digital signal processing techniques to sustain the practical implementations of networks.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 Honours degree in electronics; computer engineering; computer technology; or a closely related discipline; if English is not the 1st language a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent is required.

Course modules

Modules include: Advanced reconfigurable systems and applications; broadband networks and data communications; digital signal processing and processes; projects; multicast and multimedia networking; operations management; operations research; optical communication technologies; optical network protocols.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time £ 605 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 £ 9,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 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