UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This course 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.

Course Modules

Core Modules: Introduction to telecommunications networks; mobile communications systems; broadband communications laboratory; communications systems modelling; broadband technologies and components; professional development module (transferable skills). Options: Advanced photonic devices; antennas and propagation; photonic sub'systems; optical transmission and networks; radar systems; RF circuits and sub'systems; internet of things; wireless communications principles.

Course Additional Entry

Normally a minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £23,440  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £11,090  Academic year. First year home fees