M.Sc. Signal Processing & Communications

The University of Edinburgh

Tuition fee: Not specified
Start date: September  2015
Duration full-time: 12 months
Languages:
  • English
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Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Part-time, Full-time

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Our students gain a thorough understanding of theoretical foundations as well as advanced topics at the cutting edge of research in signal processing and communications.

Contents

This programme is run over 12 months, with two semesters of taught courses followed by a research project leading to a masters thesis.

Semester 1 courses
* Discrete-Time Signal Analysis
* Digital Communication Fundamentals
* Statistical Signal Processing
* Image Processing
* Signal Processing Laboratory

Semester 2 courses
* Adaptive Signal Processing
* Advanced Digital Communications
* Array Processing Methods
* Advanced Concepts in Signal Processing
* Phase 1 project

Requirements

The minimum entry requirement is a UK 2:1 degree, or its international equivalent, typically in electrical engineering with a specialisation in signal processing and/or communications. Applications from related fields such as computer science, physics or mathematics will also be considered.

Entry into this high-level programme is competitive and high grades are expected in fundamentals such as mathematics, signals and systems, probability and statistics and communications and signal processing.

English Language Requirements

IELTS band: 6.5
CAE score: (read more)

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IETLS 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.

75 (Grade B)
TOEFL iBT® test: 92

IMPORTANT NOTE: Since April 2014 the ETS tests (including TOEFL and TOEIC) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa.

The IELTS test is most widely accepted by universities and is also accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK- learn more.

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