University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Digital Communications Networks

This programme responds to the growth of networks and mobile internet applications, allowing you to study traditional communications theory alongside modules dealing with network security and the protocols for high-speed switches and routers. You will build your knowledge of new developments in data-centric networking and the growing trend in cloud computing and online services, such as web-search, video content hosting and distribution, social networking and large-scale computations. Optional modules will allow you to specialise in topics appropriate to your interests and career plans.

Entry requirements

A Bachelor's degree with a 2.1 (Honours) in electronic/electrical engineering, computing, mathematics or physics. Applicants with a 2.2 will also be considered if they can demonstrate specific competence in communications theory or practice.

Course modules

Modules include: Industry dissertation; communication network design; optical communication networks; high speed internet architecture; data communications and network security; research project.

Sponsorship information

Scholarships worth up to £3,000 available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

Contact: 
School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Telephone number: 
0113 343 2035