MSc Communications and Signal Processing / Overview
Year of entry: 2020
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- Degree awarded
- Master of Science
- 12 months
- Entry requirements
We require an Upper Second Class Honours degree or international equivalent in an electronic and electrical engineering discipline. This is a competitive application process and preference will be given to applicants with grades above our minimum entry requirements.
Applicants should have previously studied communication and signal processing engineering fundamentals, and also have good programing skills (i.e. C++, Java, MATLAB).
When assessing your academic record, we take into account your grade average with particular emphasis on relevant course units and the standing of the institution where you studied your qualification.
As there is high demand for this course, we operate a staged admissions process with selection deadlines throughout the year. If we make you an offer, you will have 8 weeks to accept it.
Applications for 2020 entry:
Stage 1: Application received by 1st November 2019 ; decision by 10th January 2020
Stage 2: Application received by 3rd January 2020 ; decision by 28th February 2020
Stage 3 : Application received by 6th March 2020 ; decision by 24th April 2020
Stage 4: Application received by 29th May 2020 ; decision by 26th June 2020
- How to apply
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The Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering will provide a subject specific overview of our MSc courses at The University of Manchester. Events offered by the Department of EEE will take place on 2nd July 2020 at 11am GMT. Register your interest in our Virtual Open Week .
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2020, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK/EU students (per annum): £10,500
International students (per annum): £25,000
The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.
All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.
Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1000 towards their tuition fees before a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) is issued. This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.
Policy on additional costs
All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).
- Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
- Contact name
- Johnny Restall
- (+44) 0161 3064822
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