University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Electronic Communications and Computer Engineering

The course aims to provide students with a comprehensive coverage of the skills required by an engineer working in instrumentation, electronic systems, wireless and wired telecommunications, computer hardware, and software aspects of computer engineering; it provides a basis for engineers wishing to update their knowledge, students who wish to go on to do research, or for 1st degree students wishing to enhance their training.

Entry requirements

2.2 (high, lower 2nd Class Honours Degree or international equivalent) including electronic engineering, computer engineering, communication engineering, but subject to the prior studying of suitable modules, but excluding all arts, social sciences, sciences and most other engineering subjects; IELTS: 6.0 (no less than 5.5 in any element); TOEFL IBT: 79 with a minimum of 17 in writing and listening, 18 in reading and 20 in speaking.

Course modules

Modules: HDL for programmable logic with/without project; engineering ultrasonics with/without project; instrumentation and measurement with/without project; optical communications and networks; applied computational engineering; mobile communications with/without project; digital signal processing for telecommunications, multimedia and instrumentation with/without project; RF microelectronics with/without project; optical communications; applied computational engineering; integrated photonics: design and technology; digital communications; electronic design; solid state devices; control systems design; microwave communications; power electronic design; embedded computing; bioelectronic and biophotonic interfacing; web-based computing; VLSI design; telecommunication electronics; photonics: modelling, analysis and design; integrated photonics: design and technology; biomedical optics with/without project; hardware-accelerated computing.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,310 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 18,380 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PgDip Full-time £ 4,010 per Academic year (home fees) 9 months
PgDip Full-time £ 11,670 per Academic year (overseas fees) 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiry Team
Telephone number: 
0115 951 5559