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The award
MSc

How long you will study
18 Months

Domestic course fees
CNY 90000 per total

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
CNY 90000 per total

All study options

About Multimedia Telecommunications at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU)

Artificial intelligence (AI) is playing an increasingly important role in our everyday lives and it is believed that many traditional jobs will be replaced by machines equipped with AI technologies. Some important AI technologies will be covered in this programme, including deep learning, computer vision, and image and video processing.

Multimedia and wireless communications is a rapidly growing area in the booming communications industry. New standards such as 4G and 5G for mobile networking enable applications including triple services for mobile networks, digital television, video streaming, interactive gaming, navigation services, and emergency and healthcare applications. It is technologically challenging to deliver these multimedia applications and services efficiently over emerging and diverse wireless networks. To meet this challenge, engineers need to have a deep understanding of wireless and multimedia technologies.

The MSc Multimedia Telecommunications programme aims to provide you with an understanding of the technical characteristics of wireless systems and artificial intelligence technologies. It will cover advanced topics in wireless communications and multimedia. This programme will also cover technologies to understand multimedia data using state-of-the-art AI technologies, such as deep learning.

You will benefit from:

  • a degree from a globally respected university
  • excellent research facilities with advanced experimental equipment
  • knowledge of cutting-edge technologies needed in the job market
  • abundant opportunities to get involved in various national or industry-funded projects.

Graduates of this programme, as with all XJTLU masters degrees, earn a University of Liverpool degree that is recognised by the Chinese Ministry of Education.

Modules

  • Core modules

    • Advanced signal processing
    • Image and video processing
    • Deep learning for computer vision
    • Data communication and communication networks
    • Mobile communications
    • Multimedia communications
    • Coding and cryptography
    • Project management
    • Dissertation.
  • Additional learning activities

    The completion of additional learning activities is required to complete your masters degree. Normally, required ALA hours will be distributed evenly across each semester, amounting to 200 hours per semester. Part-time programmes will normally require 100 to 150 hours per semester.

Careers

Graduates of this programme will have skills that are in demand in a job market with abundant research and application opportunities. You will have the necessary skills to enter careers in some of the most dynamic fields in image and video communications, artificial intelligence, computer vision, and will typically be employed as multimedia systems engineers, artificial intelligence developers, multimedia system and information technology consultants, mobile projects managers, wireless and mobile communication consultants, and managers and team leaders in the communications industry.

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 awardMScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study18 months
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesCNY 90000 per totalInternational course feesCNY 90000 per total

Notes about fees for this course

  • RMB 90,000 for the entire 18 month full-time programme.

    University tuition fees cover the cost of your study with us.

  • Alumni discount

    If you are a graduate of XJTLU, the University of Liverpool or Xi'an Jiaotong University, you will automatically receive a discount of 20 percent of the tuition fee.

  • Payment options

    Masters students have the option to pay tuition fees in instalments each semester. You can also choose to pay the fees upfront at the time of registration, in this case a discount of five percent of the total fees will be offered.

    You will be asked to indicate how you would like to pay the fees when you confirm your acceptance of the unconditional offer.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

UK

Upper second class (2:1) honours

China

  • 1st tier universities: 75 percent or above
  • 2nd tier universities: 80 percent or above

Note: Chinese applicants are not required to take the MoE postgraduate entrance exam.

North America

3.0 Cumulative GPA (out of 4) or 3.2 Cumulative GPA in the final two years of your undergraduate programme

Other regions

Equivalent academic qualifications

Academic background

An undergraduate degree (UK 2:1 or equivalent) in a relevant field such as telecommunication engineering, electronic science and technology, electrical engineering, and computer science and technology.

English language requirements

If English is not your native language or if you have not studied in English at degree level, you will need to provide evidence of your English proficiency. You should normally possess one of the following qualifications:

  • IELTS: 6.0 (minimum of 5.0 in all sections)
  • TOEFL iBT: 80

In exceptional circumstances, individual cases will be considered on their own merits. You may be required to attend interviews or tests to further demonstrate your English proficiency.

If you miss the English language requirements by 0.5-1.0 of an IELTS band, or a similar number for other English language exams, you can be admitted to the programme after successful completion of our five- or eight-week intensive English presessional course.

You can also apply to take the XJTLU English language test in lieu of an IELTS/TOEFL or equivalent. Based on the score, students may be admitted or may be required to take and successfully complete the five- or eight-week intensive English presessional course.

Additionally, students may be required to complete English language courses on a pass/fail basis as part of the additional learning activity requirement during their studies at XJTLU.

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