Microelectronic Systems and Telecommunications ()

University of Liverpool the United Kingdom

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The award

How long you will study
1 year

Domestic course fees
GBP 5135 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 15351 per year

All study options

About Microelectronic Systems and Telecommunications at University of Liverpool

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.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 5135 per yearInternational course feesGBP 15351 per year
  • The awardHow you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study2 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 2568 per yearInternational course fees find out

Entry requirements

The normal entry requirement is a UK 2.1 Honours degree in a relevant subject (such as Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Physics and Computer Science) from an accepted University or Institute of Higher Education. Alternative qualifications and all non-UK qualifications which are equivalent to a UK 2.1 honours degree in a relevant subject will be considered. In some cases, a good UK 2.2 honours degree may be considered if strong performance in relevant, formally assessed modules is demonstrated or the applicant has relevant industrial experiences. If you meet our other academic requirements but do not achieve the required level of English, it is possible to come and study at Liverpool upon completion of the University’s summer academic English programmes. If you need to increase your IELTS score by a grade of 0.5 (eg you need to improve from 6.0 to 6.5) you should attend the six week course. If you need to increase your IELTS score by a grade of 1.0 (eg you need to improve from 5.5 to 6.5) you should attend the ten week course. If you need to increase your IELTS score by a band of 1.5 (eg you need to improve from 4.5 to 6.0) you should attend the 19 week course. If you need to increase your IELTS score by a band of 2.0 (eg you need to improve from 4.5 to 6.5) you should attend the 29 week course. If you need to increase your IELTS score by a band of 2.0 or 2.5 (eg you need to improve from 4.0 to 6.0 or 4.0 to 6.5) you should attend the 40 week course. If you require additional English language training during your study, the University is able to provide tuition and arrange IELTS tests through its English Language Centre, details of which are available at www.liverpool.ac.uk/english-language-centre. International qualifications Applications from international students are welcome. International qualifications will be evaluated in line with the National Recognition Information Centre (NARIC) guidelines. English language qualifications All applicants must have reached a minimum required standard of English language, and are required to provide evidence of this. Qualifications accepted by the University include: GCSE English; GCE O level English; AS Level English; A Level English Language; IELTS; TOEFL; Cambridge Proficiency etc. Please see www.liv.ac.uk/international/countries/index.htm for a full list. IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) TOEFL iBT 88 or above with minimum scores in components as follows: Listening and Writing 21, Reading – 22, Speaking 23. International Baccalaureate Standard Level 5 Hong Kong use of English AS level C INDIA Standard XII 70% or above from Central and Metro State Boards WAEC C4-6

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