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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 10.4k / Year (International)
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  • Languages of instruction:
  • English

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    This programme is specifically intended to respond to a growing skills shortage in industry for engineers with a high level of training in DSP, and to support Internet, multimedia, broadcast, communications, and consumer industries.

    You will develop core knowledge of basic DSP theory and its implementation in hardware. In addition you will be able to specialise in areas including multimedia and intelligent signal processing. The taught modules are fully supported, with computing and laboratory work. The MSc is intended for graduates in a related discipline, who wish to enhance and specialise their skills in the area, and also for industrialists with some experience of working with signal processing in the IT sector, who wish to obtain a formal qualification.

    This programme will:

    * Develop your core knowledge of basic DSP theory and its implementation in hardware.
    * Allow you to specialise in areas including multimedia and intelligent signal processing.

    Semester 1

    Communication Theory

    Advanced Transform Methods

    Fundamentals of DSP

    Plus one option from:

    Mobile and WLAN Technologies

    Machine Learning

    Introduction to Computer Vision

    XML and Structured Documents

    Semester 2

    Real Time DSP

    Plus three options from:

    Sensors and Internet of Things

    Mobile Services

    Security and Authentication

    Real Time and Critical Systems

    Business Technology Strategy

    Music and Speech Processing

    Digital Audio Effects

    Music Analysis and Synthesis

    Interactive Systems Design

    Techniques in Computer Vision

    Semester 3

    Project

    Please note that modules are subject to change.


    UK requirements for international applications

    Universities in the United Kingdom use a centralized system of undergraduate application: University and College Admissions Service (UCAS). It is used by both domestic and international students. Students have to register on the UCAS website before applying to the university. They will find all the necessary information about the application process on this website. Some graduate courses also require registration on this website, but in most cases students have to apply directly to the university. Some universities also accept undergraduate application through Common App (the information about it could be found on universities' websites).

    Both undergraduate and graduate students may receive three types of responses from the university. The first one, “unconditional offer” means that you already reached all requirements and may be admitted to the university. The second one, “conditional offer” makes your admission possible if you fulfill some criteria – for example, have good grades on final exams. The third one, “unsuccessful application” means that you, unfortunately, could not be admitted to the university of you choice.

    All universities require personal statement, which should include the reasons to study in the UK and the information about personal and professional goals of the student and a transcript, which includes grades received in high school or in the previous university.


    University requirements


    Program requirements

    You should have a good second class degree in electronic engineering, computer science, mathematics, or a related discipline. Applicants with unrelated degrees will be considered if there is evidence of significant industrial experience. English Language Requirements IELTS band: 6.5 IMPORTANT NOTE: Since April 2014 the ETS tests (including TOEFL and TOEIC) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa. The IELTS test is most widely accepted by universities and is also accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK- learn more.

    Queen Mary bursaries and scholarships

    We offer a range of bursaries and scholarships for Masters students including competitive scholarships, bursaries and awards, some of which are for applicants studying specific subjects.

    Alternative sources of funding

    Home/EU students can apply for a range of other funding, such as Professional and Career Development Loans, and Employer Sponsorship, depending on their circumstances and the specific programme of study.

    Overseas students may be eligible to apply for a range of external scholarships and we also provide information about relevant funding providers in your home country.

    Detailed information about postgraduate funding options is available in our Postgraduate Funding Guide.

    Accreditation

    Queen Mary University of London is based in one of the worlds truly global cities and our international community reflects this. We have students and staff from over 150 countries and our partnerships and activities around the world allow us to deliver teaching and research with an international dimension and impact.

    Queen Mary University of London is one of the UK's leading research-focused higher education institutions. With around 17,840 students, 4,000 staff and an annual turnover of £300m, we are one of the biggest University of London colleges.

    Queen Mary has made a strategic commitment to the highest quality of research. We have invested in this principle by systematically recruiting the best academics in their disciplines from around the world. It's paid off. Following the most recent Research Assessment Exercise (RAE 2008), The Guardian ranked us 11th in the UK for the quality of our research.

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