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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 5.69k / Year (EEA)
  • / Year (EEA)
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English
  • Deadline:
  • 1 June 2016

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    One year full-time

    This pathway is aimed at graduates who wish to develop careers in the wireless telecommunications sector, especially those concerned with the radio aspects. The programme covers topics ranging across all layers in the wireless and mobile networking fields, but with particular emphasis on the physical layer of wireless cellular telephony, ad- hoc networks and wireless LANs. You will also study antenna design for mobile networks and electromagnetics aspects.

    At the end of the programme you will be equipped with the skills needed for a wide range of jobs in the expanding telecommunications industry, with particular emphasis on those that are relevant to the needs of wireless equipment manufacturers and operators

    Semester 1

    * Fundamentals of Digital Signal Processing
    * Advanced Transform Methods
    * Internet Infrastructure
    * CAD Techniques for RF Electromagnetics.

    Semester 2

    * Satellite Communications
    * Wireless Networks
    * Antennas for Mobile Applications
    * Radio Wave Propagation for Wireless Communications.

    May-September

    * Project

    Please note that module availability is subject to change.

    Assessment

    All modules are examined through a combination of coursework and written examinations taken in May/June. To obtain an MSc, students must gain passes in six of the eight modules taken with an overall average of 50 per cent. In addition to the above, the MSc requires that a satisfactory individual project be completed. MSc students who do not pass the written examinations are only allowed to attempt the project after passing resit examinations the following May.


    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.


    Program requirements

    You should have a first or upper-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. Applicants with lower-second class degrees may be considered if the undergraduate degree specialised in relevant subjects. Applicants should have a first degree that included Electromagnetics and be familiar with such topics as Maxwells Equations and basic antenna theory. English Language Requirements CAE score: (read more) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IETLS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever. 75 (Grade B)
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