M.Sc. Telecommunication Engineering

Middlesex University

Tuition fee: Not specified
Start date: September  2015, January  2016
  • English
Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Part-time, Full-time

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With the sector experiencing major technological advancements in recent years, the Telecommunication Engineering Masters is directly relevant to the current needs of industry. You will develop and extend professional practice through group work and individual projects.

Telecommunications is one of the most rapidly developing industry sectors globally. The practical, hands-on learning techniques used in this course are designed to steer graduates into careers as telecom engineers in programming, mobile communications, telecoms security and IP telephony. The Telecommunication Engineering Master's provides a sound theoretical and practical knowledge in main sectors of telecommunication engineering, to include internet, mobile and wireless communications, data networks and programming and security for telecommunications.


The programme introduces many new modules, responsive to the needs of the relevant industries. There are five taught modules, two of these optional, which are followed by an independent project.


* Data Networks and Internet Communications

This module will establish an understanding of the operation, capabilities, business use of communication networks and the various ways in which these factors interact with each other.

In particular, you will understand the principal technical aspects of underlying communication network operation, and their capabilities. You will be able to analyse and evaluate specific communication networks for a range of applications and are provided the opportunity for developing commercially viable network applications.

* Digital Transmission Systems

With the discussion of modern technological advances, you will be provided with detailed coverage of digital modulation and demodulation techniques, channel coding and decoding, source coding, spread spectrum signals, channel equalization, multiuser communications, and modulation and coding for fading multipath channels. You will explore fibre optic communications and finally, you will have a review of important topics in probability and stochastic processes.

* Mobile and Wireless Communications

The aim of this module is to provide the students with a comprehensive knowledge of all technical aspects, design, operations and applications of wireless networks and cellular mobile systems. Part one of the course deals with the concept of cellular systems and the basic design of analogue cellular systems. Part two is concerned with system and application aspects of second generation (GSM and GPRS), third generation cellular mobile system (UMTS) and beyond.

* Choose either Programming for Telecommunications or Telecommunication Security Programming for Telecommunications

This module begins by exploring the concepts of channel modelling and programming for performance evaluation of telecommunication networks through simulation, and examines the techniques facilitating such work. It provides students with an understanding of the design and development of channel simulation software as well as analytical models as appropriate models to evaluate the performance of transmission systems. The second part covers approaches to programming mobile terminals.

* Telecommunication Security

This module covers various issues relating to the security of communications, vulnerabilities, threats and risks, and counter measures. Network security is discussed in the context of network management. Standards, protocols, frameworks and techniques for secure communications are examined.

* Postgraduate Project

This project would give the student the opportunity to use a combination of general and specialist computer communications knowledge and understanding to apply an existing or emerging technology to the solution of a practical problem. Or students can contribute to and extend the theoretical understanding of new and advancing technology and its application. The project will also give students the opportunity to demonstrate a personal commitment to professional standards, recognising obligations to society, the profession and the environment.

* Assessment:

You will be assessed through a combination of coursework, presentations, a project and unseen examinations.


We welcome applications from graduates with a good honours degree, or equivalent qualification, in an appropriate subject. We also consider candidates with other relevant qualifications and individuals with a minimum of three years' work experience. Those without formal qualifications need to demonstrate relevant work experience and the ability to study at postgraduate level.

English Language Requirements

If your first language is not English, you should have a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 or TOEFL 575 (paper-based), 231 (computer-based).

English Language Requirements

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Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IELTS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever.

193 (Grade B)


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