2021 start
MSc(Eng)

Data Communications

Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering

Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Engineering

You'll be taught about all aspects of data communication systems, from transmission methods and hardware to information coding, with a focus on the latest advances in technology.
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Course description

Study the dynamic field of efficient information transfer around the globe. We teach this course jointly with the Department of Computer Science so you get up-to-date knowledge and understanding.

Accreditation

Accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) on behalf of the Engineering Council as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for registration as a Chartered Engineer. You must hold a CEng accredited BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree to comply with full CEng registration requirements.

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Modules

Explore core and optional modules

Teaching

We deliver research-led teaching with individual support for your research project and dissertation.

Assessment

Assessment is by examinations, coursework and a project dissertation with poster presentation.

Duration

1 year full-time

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree in electronic and electrical engineering, physics, maths and other branches of engineering involving significant mathematical competence and relevant technical modules.

We will need evidence of relevant work/practical experience or strong performance in a major individual project during your degree.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

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You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It's a quick and easy process.

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Contact

eee-mscrec@sheffield.ac.uk
+44 114 222 5442

msc-compsci@sheffield.ac.uk
+44 114 222 1800

The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.