University of Surrey
Multimedia Signal Processing and Communications
The delivery of multimedia content relies on many layers of sophisticated signal engineering that can process images, video, speech and audio and signal processing is at the heart of all multimedia systems. The programme explains the algorithms and intricacies surrounding transmission and delivery of audio and video content. Particular emphasis is given to networking and data compression, in addition to the foundations of pattern recognition. We provide computing support with any specialised software required during the programme, for example, Matlab.
An 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. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or above with a minimum of 6.0 in each component.
Compulsory modules: Advanced signal processing; data and internet networking; dissertation; image and video compression; speech and audio processing and coding. Optional modules: Artificial intelligence (AI) and AI programming; digital communications; image processing and vision; mathematics of signal processing; multimedia systems and component technology; speaker and speech recognition.
Assessment methods include a dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 17,300 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 7,400 per Academic year (EU fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 7,400 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Surrey||Guildford||GU2 7XH||South East|
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