University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Communications Networks and Software

Students on this course learn about the changing internet environment, in particular the convergence of computing and communications underpinned by software based solutions.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree in electronic engineering, mathematics, computing or physical sciences. Our minimum entry level is a 2.2 from a good UK university, or overseas equivalent. Relevant industrial experience will also be considered.
English language requirements: IELTS minimum overall: 6.5. IELTS minimum by component: 6.0.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: Data and internet networking; dissertation/project; network and service management and control; object-oriented design and c++; principles of telecom and packet networks. Optional modules: Advanced signal processing; artificial intelligence and ai programming; mathematics of signal processing; mobile applications and web services; mobile communications a; mobile communications b; operating systems for mobile systems programming; speech and audio processing and coding; the internet of things.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include final projects that can either be carried out in research groups or, when the project is based on a practical problem suggested by industry, at the partner organisation's premises.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 900 per Credit (England) 60 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,000 per Credit (International) 60 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 900 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 60 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 900 per Credit (Scotland) 60 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 900 per Credit (Wales) 60 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Surrey Guildford GU2 7XH South East

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