MSc Communications and Signal Processing with Extended Research / Course details
Year of entry: 2023
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This course delivers a thorough, methodical and wide-ranging education in communication, signal processing and microwave engineering. It covers in-depth materials including digital communication, wireless communications, mobile networks, digital signal processing, communication networks and optical communications. In addition, students can choose between course units that specialise in signal and image processing, or antennas and microwave systems engineering.
Prior to your Summer break a preliminary study and outline of your dissertation project is completed, which is fully developed throughout the second year of the course. The year-long individual enhanced research provides great opportunities to develop advanced research skills and to explore in depth some of the topics discussed during the course.
The course is aimed at those with prior undergraduate level knowledge of communication and signal processing, wishing to enhance their skills to an advanced level for a rewarding career in related industries. Graduates are also capable of conducting PhD study in world leading research groups and contributing new ideas towards the advancement of technologies.
Course unit list
The course unit details given below are subject to change, and are the latest example of the curriculum available on this course of study.
|Digital Communications Engineering||EEEN60131||15||Mandatory|
|Advanced Digital Signal Processing||EEEN60472||15||Mandatory|
|Introduction to Communication and Signal Analysis||EEEN60481||15||Mandatory|
|Networks and Internet of Things||EEEN60482||15||Mandatory|
|Optical Communication Systems and Networks||EEEN60492||15||Mandatory|
|Extended Dissertation Project||EEEN60770||120||Mandatory|
|Antennas and RF Systems||EEEN60121||15||Optional|
|Machine Learning and Optimisation Techniques||EEEN60151||15||Optional|
|Digital Image Processing||EEEN60161||15||Optional|
|Wireless Communications & Mobile Networks||EEEN60162||15||Optional|
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