MSc Communications and Signal Processing / Entry requirements
Year of entry: 2021
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Academic entry qualification overview
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.
All applicants will need to demonstrate competency in English language. Applicants who do not already possess an acceptable English Language qualification will need to take a recognised test and attain the required English Language score:
- IELTS: at least 6.5 overall with no sub-test below 6.0.
- TOFEL iBT: at least 90 overall with no sub-test below 20. We do not accept 'MyBestScore'.
- Pearson PTE: at least 58 overall with no sub-test below 50.
Further information on language requirements can be found on our website .
If you require a student visa and choose to sit Pearson PTE, an overall score of 59 with no less than 59 in each component would be required. P re-sessional English We will consider applicants who do not meet these scores but you may be required to complete a pre-sessional English language course at the University of Manchester prior to the start of the course.To be considered for a pre-sessional English language course for this programme we require the following minimum IELTS (Academic) scores:
- 6 Week Pre-Sessional Course: Minimum 6.0 overall with no sub-test below 5.5.
- 10 Week Pre-sessional Course: Minimum 5.5 overall with no sub-test below 5.5.
If you have not yet completed your current academic study and are interested in studying a pre-sessional course, you must hold an IELTS for UKVI (Academic) test certificate.