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Wireless and Microwave Communication Engineering, MSc

Cardiff University, the United Kingdom

Cardiff University

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About Wireless and Microwave Communication Engineering, MSc - at Cardiff University

This degree aims to produce specialists with essential expertise in electronic and microwave engineering, and to develop an awareness of the rapidly growing application space for these technologies.

Flexible course

This degree programme is available on a one-year full-time basis or on a three-year part-time basis.

Research project

Students will complete a major individual research project where they will apply project-specific engineering principles.

Strong research focus

You will learn in a research-led teaching institution, with the opportunity to undertake your project in a successful, research-based environment with access to high-quality facilities to support your work.

Engaging culture

There is an open and engaging culture between our students and our research-active staff, who are actively involved in the design and delivery of this course.

Professional accreditation

This course is accredited by the Institution of Institution of Engineering and Technology on behalf of the Engineering Council as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for registration as a Chartered Engineer. Candidates must hold a CEng accredited undergraduate first degree to comply with full CEng registration requirements.

This course aims to provide you with key, advanced level knowledge and skills that will allow you to succeed in the rapidly growing wireless and microwave communication industry. You will also develop research skills and other related abilities, enhancing your general engineering competency, employability, and providing you with an excellent platform for career development, whether that be within industry or academic research.

More specifically, the programme aims to:

  • Develop expertise in new and evolving areas of microwave engineering including mobile communications and medical applications of microwaves.
  • Focus on areas including advanced computer aided design (CAD), measurement and characterisation and communication systems engineering.
  • Cover laboratory work and advanced engineering management alongside modules in radio frequency engineering, advanced fabrication and test, advanced communication systems and non-linear RF design and concepts.
  • Provide you with expertise in the areas of micro and nano-technology and optoelectronics.

Accreditations

  • Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)

Notes about fees for this course

For tuition fees for this course, please visit our website:
Full time,1 year 
Full time with a Research year, 2 years
Full time with a Year in Industry, 2 years
Part time 2 years

If you’re a home-fee paying student, you can apply for a £3,000 Master’s Excellence Scholarship from Cardiff University to help cover the cost of this programme.

Entry requirements

For entry requirements for this course, please visit our website:
Full time, 1 year 
Full time with a Research year, 2 years
Full time with a Year in Industry, 2 years

Part time 2 years

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