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Data Telecommunications Networks

This course will help students gain a comprehensive understanding of techniques used to transmit digital information, modern computer network design and operation, communication protocols and the importance of standards and regulatory issues, supplemented by modules in technical and administration management techniques and seminars from industry based contacts.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2.2 degree or equivalent in an appropriate technical subject (eg electronic or electrical engineering, computer science or physics). Other subjects with a high technical content will be considered on an individual basis. We also accept applications from people with industry experience in telecommunications and networking. Students whose 1st language is not English must provide evidence of proficiency in the English language.

Course modules

Modules include: Network technologies, architecture and design; research methods and project management; network programming and simulation; wireless and mobile technologies; project.

Assessment methods

Assessment includes: examinations 50 per cent; coursework and assignments 50 per cent.

Sponsorship information

Study awards include: Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship; University of Salford student loyalty discount; Country bursary scheme (for international students only).


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgDip Full-time £ 4,048 per Academic year (home fees) 9 months
PgDip Full-time £ 8,700 per Academic year (overseas fees) 9 months
MSc Full-time £ 6,070 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 13,050 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
PgDip Part-time - 18 months
MSc Part-time £ 1,012 per Credit module (home fees) 24 months
MSc Part-time £ 1,012 per Credit module (EU fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Salford Salford M5 4WT North West
MediaCity UK Salford M50 2EQ North West

Key information

Course Enquiries
Telephone number: 
0161 295 4545