University of Huddersfield - Electronic and Communication Engineering MSc

University of Huddersfield

Electronic and Communication Engineering MSc

Electronic and communication systems are used to produce, transmit, receive and process signals for information transfer in communications systems. Optical fibre, radio frequency and wireless technologies are investigated alongside optimal coding systems and protocols, in addition to the principle aspects of electronic engineering.

This course aims to cover a range of design and development areas relevant to electronic systems and communication projects. You should gain the knowledge and skills required of a professional engineer to design and develop systems for applications such as: wireless communications, mobile-cellular communications, electronics design, broadcasting, remote control, instrumentation, diagnostics, and monitoring.

Graduate destinations are in electronic and communication engineering research, design and development in mobile telecommunications, satellite and aerospace industries

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for this course are normally:

  • An Honours degree (2:2 or above) in electronic engineering, computing or related disciplines or an equivalent professional qualification.
  • Other qualifications and/or experience that demonstrate appropriate knowledge and skills at Honours degree standard may also be acceptable.
  • IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.

Career Prospects

We would expect to see graduates progress to careers in electronic and electrical engineering, research, and development in the electronics and communications industry. You could also go on to further study and the University has many options available for postgraduate research which may interest you.

You can have a future in the following types of industries:

  • IT industries.
  • Internet and Ethernet technologies.
  • Health care equipment manufacturing.
  • Power Electronics.
  • Steel Industry.
  • Petroleum Industry.
  • Chemical Industry.

Career opportunities after completing Electronics and Communications 

  • Software Analyst.
  • Electronics Design Engineer.
  • Field Test Engineer.
  • Desktop Support Consultant.
  • Network Planning Engineer.
  • Communications Engineer.
  • Customer Support Engineer.
  • Research & Development Software Engineer.

Course Details

Core Modules

Modern Vehicle Systems
Virtual Instrumentation
Professional Development and Research Methods
Project and Finance Management
Modelling of Electromechanical Systems
Advanced Technical Project
Professional Development and Practice

Optional Modules

Digital Design
Computers in Control
Wireless Communications for LANs, PANs and the IoT
Parallel Computer Architectures Cluster and Cloud Computing
Modelling Dynamic System
Cyber-crime and Forensics Awareness

*The information’s are correct at the time of publishing, however it may change if university makes any changes after we have published the information. While we try our best to provide correct information, It is advisable to call us or visit university website for up to date information.

Are you ready to start building your future?

Contact our admission counseller and get a free consultation.