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  Wireless and Optical Communications MSc

University College London    Faculty of Engineering Sciences

Full time September MSc 1 year full time
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Embark on a transformative journey with the Wireless and Optical Communications MSc programme at UCL. This cutting-edge course delves into the core technologies underpinning broadband communications systems, merging radio and optical communication realms to equip students with a profound understanding of engineering challenges in the broadband infrastructure domain. Tailored for electronic engineering and physics graduates, as well as industry professionals seeking specialised training, this programme offers a comprehensive curriculum covering device fabrication, system design, and communication subsystems. Notably, students delve into modules such as Broadband Communications Laboratory, Wireless Communications Principles, and Communications Systems Modelling, preparing them for diverse roles as engineers, consultants, or system architects in the wireless and optical communications sector. With accreditation from the Institution of Engineering and Technology, this programme ensures a solid foundation for a successful career in this high-demand industry. Join us at UCL to unlock your potential in the dynamic world of wireless and optical communications.

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This MSc covers the key technologies required for the physical layer of broadband communications systems. The programme unites concepts across both radio and optical communication to give students a better understanding of the technical challenges they will face in engineering the rapid development of the broadband communications infrastructure. There is exceptionally strong industry demand for engineers with this skill base.

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Entry Requirements

A minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.


UK tuition fees (2024/25)
Full-time: £19,300

Overseas tuition fees (2024/25)
Full-time: £37,500

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