University of Sunderland

University of Sunderland

Telecommunications Engineering

This Master's extends your knowledge of information technology networks and provides hands-on training in telephony and high-speed data services. This will equip you for roles as a specialist telecommunications engineer, as well as for more general roles in developing network systems.

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold at least a 2.2 honours degree in computer science, information technology, electrical or electronic engineering, or another discipline related to science and engineering.

Course modules

Modules include: Network simulation; research skills and academic literacy; wireless communications; local and wide area networks; network security; broadcast systems; digital telephony; Master's project.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include individual written reports, research papers, practical assignments and the Master's project.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 4,500 per Academic year (home fees) 60 weeks
MSc Full-time £ 11,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 60 weeks

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Sir Tom Cowie Campus Sunderland SR6 0DD North East

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