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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).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,070 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,050 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,070 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,070 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,070 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,012 per Credit (EU) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,012 per Credit (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,012 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,012 per Credit (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,012 per Credit (Wales) 24 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,048 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,700 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,048 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,048 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,048 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 18 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

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