On this well-established MSc programme you'll develop advanced knowledge and skills in the key aspects of microelectronics and telecommunications.
The content is updated annually to maintain industry relevance and reflect the latest developments.
This programme can be studied full- or part-time. The first two sections consist of lectures, laboratory classes and seminars, with a final section devoted to individually supervised project.
We cover the following core (compulsory) topics during the MSc:-
- microprocessor hardware and software technology
- signal processing
- cellular radio communications systems
- related topics.
In addition you can choose from the following options to take account of your interests:-
- optical fibre systems
- radio propagation
- communication signal processing
- neural networks
- integrated circuit design
Part-time study is in co-operation with the students’ employers. Please contact the Programme Director before applying.Projects
Your project work will earn you 75 credits towards your MSc degree. This includes 15 credits allocated to course work relating to report-writing skills. The project's examined by dissertation.
In your work you'll need to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of your topic, mastery of research techniques, and the ability to analyse assembled data and assess outcomes.