University of Huddersfield - Electronic and Communication Engineering with Placement MSc

University of Huddersfield

Electronic and Communication Engineering with Placement MSc

This course is specifically aimed at International students, supporting those wishing to gain practical work based experiential learning. Together with studying your chosen course we are offering an additional 6 month placement opportunity, making the course 18 months in length. This allows students with limited experience to put into practice the skills and techniques developed throughout the Master’s degree.

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 (2:1 or above) in Electronic Engineering or a related discipline or an equivalent professional qualification.
  • You are also encouraged to apply if you have other qualifications and/or experience and can demonstrate that you are equipped with knowledge and skills equivalent to Honours degree level.
  • IELTS 7.0 overall with no element lower than 6.5, 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

Digital Design
Communication Systems
Advanced Technical Project
Professional Development and Research Methods
Wireless Communications for LANs, PANs and the IoT
Project and Finance Management
Professional Development and Practice

Optional Modules

Modern Vehicle Systems
Virtual Instrumentation
Cyber-crime and Forensics Awareness

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