This MSc is designed to provide instruction and training in the most recent developments in the areas of technology covering electronics, communications and computer engineering. The course aims to provide you with advanced and comprehensive coverage of specialist skills required by an engineer working in electronic instrumentation, electronic systems, telecommunications (both wireless and wired)and computer hardware and software aspects of computer engineering. The programme also provides an excellent basis for engineers wishing to update their knowledge, or students who wish to go on to do research, or to enhance their training.
The programme offers exciting opportunities for research, industrial collaboration and learning in the fast-growing field of communications and computer engineering.
Excellent opportunities are available with mobile communications manufacturers, mobile communications operators, wired telecommunications companies, Internet providers, optical communications industry. The graduates also have the option of pursuing a PhD programme or working in the academic field.
The programme is operated on a modular basis and consists of two semesters during which you will follow a series of taught modules (120 credits), followed by a research project (60 credits) undertaken during the summer period. You will be taught using the latest advances in teaching methods and electronic resources.
If you have taken any of the modules as part of a BEng/MEng degree course at The University of Nottingham you are not allowed to take those modules for a second time.
An upper second class honours degree (or international equivalent) in electronic, communications, computer engineering or a related discipline.
Applicants must have graduated from an approved university. Other equivalent qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
English language requirements
IELTS: 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in each element)
TOEFL (iBT): 79 (minimum 17 in Writing and Listening, 18 in Reading, 20 in Speaking)
PTE (Academic): 55 (with no less than 51 in each element)
IELTS and TOEFL test results must be less than 2 years old and all IELTS must be the academic version of the test