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Communications is one of the most exciting and rapidly-expanding subjects in engineering, with the internet and mobile phones revolutionising life for many people over the last few decades.
Increasingly, the internet and mobile telephone networks are converging, and an understanding of both systems, and the diverse information they carry, is required to fully appreciate the issues in modern digital communications.
Develop your ability to fully appreciate these complex communications systems. It is taught by internationally leading experts from our well-established Communication Technologies who draw on their wealth of experience to ensure you gain the skills you need to be an effective engineer.
You will cover the latest techniques and issues in modern communications systems,
2:1 or equivalent in Electronics, or other engineering or computing courses with a significant mathematics and signal processing content. We are willing to consider applications from students with lower qualifications, particularly when the student has high marks in relevant modules or appropriate industrial experience.
As a minimum, students are expected to be familiar with concepts such as complex numbers, calculus, Fourier analysis, decibels and statistics. Offer holders without sufficient background knowledge of electronic communication systems will be given access to some online preliminary reading before starting the course.
A number of departmental scholarships are available to candidates enrolling on any taught MSc course in the Department of Electronic Engineering (MSc in Audio and Music Technology, MSc in Communications Engineering, MSc in Digital Systems Engineering, MSc in Embedded Wireless Systems, MSc in Engineering Management and MSc in Intelligent Robotics) beginning in September 2021.
The scholarships are worth up to £5,000 each.
Applicants (UK/EU and International) holding an offer to study one of the above MSc courses for entry in September 2021 are eligible to apply.
To apply for this scholarship you must supply a personal statement between 200 to 400 words. You should give your name, MSc course, student number and tell us why you think you are a strong candidate for this scholarship. Please include why you have applied to undertake your chosen degree at this university and specifically:
Your academic background.
The features and content of the specific degree programme you applied for.
The reasons why you chose this University and the appeal of York as a UK location.
Please make your scholarship application by email to Helen Smith and Susie Beckham at firstname.lastname@example.org
Applicants will be notified of the result of their scholarship application by the department before the end of June 2021.
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