M.Eng. Computer and Communications Systems

University of Limerick | Limerick , Ireland
The Master of Engineering in Computer and Communications Systems will appeal to graduates with primary degrees in electronics or computing who wish to focus on a career in telecommunications, as well as to those with other science or engineering backgrounds who wish to work in the telecommunications industry.

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The Master of Engineering in Computer and Communications Systems will appeal to graduates with primary degrees in electronics or computing who wish to focus on a career in telecommunications, as well as to those with other science or engineering backgrounds who wish to work in the telecommunications industry.

The course is offered in two modes, part-time and full-time (subject to demand). The part-time mode facilitates students currently in employment. It is a block-release course over four academic terms, spanning two years. The full-time mode the course spans a single academic year, and requires full-time attendance on campus. Both versions have the same academic content. The course consists of a taught component and a project.

Objectives

It is designed to equip students with a detailed knowledge of software engineering and its application in the field of communications systems.

Careers

The Masters in Computer and Communications Systems is designed to produce graduates with in-depth skills in the computer and telecommunications areas. Prospective careers for such graduates include the design of computer networking hardware and software, and the planning, research, design and development of future telecommunications systems.

Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee
  • EUR 12500 Year (Non-EEA)
  • EUR 3000 Year (EEA)
Start date
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
Intensity Flexible
Duration part-time 24 months

Course Content

Semester 1

C++ Programming, Software Engineering, Multimedia Communications, Project 1,
Choose 2 from the following:-
Digial Signal Processing, Information Theroy & Coding, Advanced Digital System Design.

Semester 2

Web-based Application Design, Real-Time Systems, Communication & Security Protocols, Project 2
Choose 2 from the following:-
Digital Control, Digital Communications, Host & Network Security, Advanced Topic Seminars.

Requirements

What to include with your Application

  • Qualification transcripts and/or certificates (including certified English translations if applicable)
  • English language qualification(s) (if English is not your first language)
  • A one page supporting statement
  • A copy of your birth certificate

The principal entry requirement for either course is an honours primary degree (Level 8 - National Qualifications Authority of Ireland) in a numerate discipline. An interview may be part of the admission process.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

As all international students are required to possess sufficient language skills to attend lectures and sit examinations at the University of Limerick, students should be competent to communicate through the medium of English prior to their arrival. Students must have a minimum score of 550 (paper based) or 213 (computer based) 80 (internet based) in TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or an IELTS (International English Language Testing System) score in the range of 6.5-7 and not less than 6.0 in any one component.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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University of Limerick, Ireland

Ireland The University of Limerick is an independent, internationally focussed university with over 12,000 students and 1,400 staff. It is a young, energetic and enterprising university with a proud record of innovation in education and excellence in research and scholarship. Our mission is to promote and advance learning and knowledge through teaching, research and scholarship in an environment which encourages innovation and upholds the principles of free enquiry and expression. Particular attention is paid to the generation of knowledge which is relevant to the needs of Irelands continuing socio-economic development.

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