University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

Signal Processing

The course brings together multimedia concepts and standards, wireless and fixed broadband communication systems and protocols, multimedia programming concepts, internet and web applications, and programming paradigms; these foundations are unified through system design issues within taught classes, hands-on or self-directed case study assignments and extended project work.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree in electronic engineering, computer science or an equivalent subject; relevant industrial experience may be accepted in lieu; candidates whose 1st language is not English and who have not obtained their qualifications in an English-speaking institution must achieve the following English language standards: TOEFL 100 (internet-based); 250 (computer based); 600 (written); or IELTS 6.5.

Course modules

Semester 1 (compulsory classes): communications theory; communication networks; computer technology and modern programming concepts; DSP theory; multimedia signal and image processing; optional classes: Probability and stochastic processes; fundamental control technology; semester 2 (compulsory and optional classes) enables specialisation: case study assignment; mobile communications systems; network design, performance and management; digital signal processing implementation; advanced digital signal processing.

Assessment methods

Research project.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Strathclyde Glasgow G1 1XQ Scotland

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