University of Leicester

University of Leicester

Information and Communications Engineering

The processing of data and signals digitally together with the communication of such information over fixed and wireless links is of major importance in many aspects of modern engineering. This course develops a good understanding of digital signal processing, radio systems and digital communications together with topics covering real time implementation of the signal processing techniques. The theoretical aspects of the course are reinforced with extensive hands-on exercises to further develop understanding.

Entry requirements

A 1st or good 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant subject or a qualification recognised by the University as equivalent.

Course modules

Radio systems; modelling and classification of data; matlab and cad; high-reliability embedded systems; design of discrete systems; real-time signal processing; digital communications; radio communications; individual project

Assessment methods

Performance in modules is assessed by means of open and closed examination papers and a range of continuously assessed work. All MSc students are required to produce a dissertation which includes the results obtained in the individual project module.

Sponsorship information

Privately funded scholarships.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 17,465 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time October 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leicester Leicester LE1 7RH East Midlands

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