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  Communications and Information Engineering - MSc


University of Hertfordshire    School of Physics, Engineering and Computer Science

Full time September MSc 1 year full-time
Engineering (12) Information Services (20)

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Embark on a transformative journey with the MSc in Communications and Information Engineering at the University of Hertfordshire. This esteemed programme, accredited by the IET and Engineering Council, equips students with the expertise to design cutting-edge communication systems. Delve into subjects like Digital Mobile Communication Systems and Optical Communication Technologies while honing your management skills for enhanced employability. The course offers two study routes - a one-year full-time option and an 18-month full-time option, ensuring flexibility for aspiring engineers. Benefit from the School's 25 years of experience in electronic engineering education and its innovative teaching methods, recognised with national awards. Engage with industry-standard software in state-of-the-art facilities, including labs, a flight simulator, and an automotive workshop. To qualify, a 2(ii) Honours degree in Electronic Engineering or related fields is required, along with a solid foundation in English proficiency. Join us at the forefront of communications engineering and unlock a world of career opportunities in diverse industries.

About the course

Why choose Herts?

  • Industry Accreditation: This course is accredited by IET and meets Engineering Council in the UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence (UKSPEC).
  • Teaching Excellence: You will be taught by the Engineering Research Group research academics. This group receives funding each year from industry to deliver industry-demand courses.
  • Employment Prospects: Graduates work as Communications Systems Engineers, Network and Communications Engineers for organisations including Transport for London, Network Rail, and the Institution of Engineering and Technology.

Professional Accreditations

This course is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) up to and including the January 2024 intake on behalf of the Engineering Council as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for registration as a Chartered Engineer. Candidates must hold a CEng accredited BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree to comply with full CEng registration requirements.

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Entry Requirements

The entry requirements will typically be a minimum of a 2(ii) Honours degree in Electronic Engineering, Computer Engineering or a closely related discipline.

In addition, candidates should have been exposed to relevant material at undergraduate level to sufficient depth to enable them to benefit from their chosen MSc programme.

International qualifications will be considered on the basis of their equivalence to UK qualifications, typically guided by a resource such as the National Academic Recognition Information centre (NARIC). Candidates will be required to demonstrate a suitable level of proficiency in written and spoken English.


Fees

UK Students
Full time: £11655 for the 2024/2025 academic year

EU/International Students
Full time: £16450 for the 2024/2025 academic year

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