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Master Telecommunications (Networks Pathway) - At the institution - London - Greater London
You should have a first or upper-second class degree in Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or a related discipline; some programming experience (preferably an objectorientated language) such as C or C++, and a basic knowledge of telecommunications networks. 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.
MSc Telecommunications (Networks Pathway)
One year full-time, two years part-time by distance learning
This programme provides postgraduate training in the principles and applications of telecommunications, particularly in the way the subject is moving towards integrating voice and data applications with the Internet. It builds on the internationally acknowledged research expertise of our staff, as well the substantial amount of teaching given by staff on the University of London BT MSc in Telecommunications Engineering. This pathway puts emphasis on telecommunications technology, especially mobile technology.
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, from designing infrastructure and services for the new 3G mobile networks to working on the expansion of the Internet with new technologies and protocols.
There are no optional modules. Enrolment onto a specific degree programme constitutes the specialisation and module choice.
* Either Java Programming or Advanced Software Technologies (1) As determined by the Department to suit the applicants’ academic and professional profile
* Digital Broadcasting (1)
* Internet Infrastructure
* Security and Authentication
* Network Modelling and Performance
* Satellite Communications
* Multimedia Systems (1)
* Wireless Networks (1)
(1) = This module is taken in the first year of parttime by distance learning study.
All students are required to take written examinations 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 should 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.