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MSc

Telecommunication and Electronic Engineering

Full-time Engineering

Gain the latest knowledge and skills required of telecommunication and electronic engineers, with an emphasis on hands-on learning.


Everything you need to know...

What is the fee? Home/EU: £6,590 for the course †
International: £13,250 for the course
How long will I study? 1 year/18 months
Where will I study? City Campus
When do I start? September, January

Course summary

  • Gain an understanding of the concepts and methods that are used in today's communication infrastructure.
  • Acquire the skills necessary for their design, development and maintenance.
  • Learn to use dedicated hardware to implement the concepts studied and to adapt these to real world scenarios.

The course is built around two themes of communications and digital electronics systems, which lay the foundation for a course of study that can be designed to meet specific needs whether these be for a particular career or in academia.


How you learn

You study key technical areas such as digital electronics and communications with the option of selecting management modules to develop your project and managerial ability.

As well as improving your technical skills and knowledge, we also focus on building wider professional skills, such as planning, research techniques and promoting innovation.

You learn through

  • a major project
  • laboratory classes
  • report writing

Course leaders and tutors

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Graham Swift
MSc Course Leader

Graham teaches communications at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and digital signal processing to undergraduate level

Applied learning

Live projects

We emphasise learning through practical investigations and problem-solving, where you explore the complex issues that are typical of modern telecommunication systems typically through real world case studies. You complete a major project, supported by a project tutor, in an area of your choice allowing you to focus on a topic that can contribute to your career aims.


Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • a number of areas of telecommunications and electronics at senior and management level
  • higher levels of study such as academic research
  • a career in academia

Accreditation

This programme is CEng accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and fulfils the educational requirements for registration as a Chartered Engineer when presented with an CEng accredited Bachelors programme.

Where will I study?

You study at City Campus

City Campus

City Campus is located in the heart of Sheffield, within minutes of the train and bus stations.

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Location

Howard Street
Sheffield
S1 1WB

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Equipment and facilities

On this course you work with

  • typical industrial hardware and software
  • embedded system development
  • instrumentation
  • computer networks and system analysis
  • modelling
  • LabVIEW
  • Matlab
  • ARM embedded system development kits

Entry requirements

UK students

Typically you need one from the following

• an honours degree in a relevant science or engineering subject, usually at least second-class

• suitable professional qualifications in an appropriate engineering area

• a degree in any discipline plus at least one year of relevant industrial experience

• a diploma in a technological area, with at least three years of relevant experience

Overseas applicants from countries whose first language is not English must normally produce evidence of competence in English. An IELTS score of 6.0 with 5.5 in all skills (or equivalent) is the standard for non-native speakers of English. If your English language skill is currently below an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English level.

You may also be able to claim credit points which can reduce the amount of time it takes to complete your qualification at Sheffield Hallam. Find out more

EU and International students

If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page.


Modules

Year 1

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Communication Media Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Digital Electronic System Design Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Project And Dissertation Credits: 60.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Elective modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Advanced Control Methods Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Applicable Artificial Intelligence Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Communication Engineering Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Computer Networks Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Control Of Linear Systems Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Digital Signal Processing Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Efficient Machines And Electromagnetic Applications Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Electrical Energy Systems Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Embedded Systems Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Finance And Marketing Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Group Project - International Product Development Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Machine Vision Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Management Of Strategy Change And Innovation Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Microprocessor Engineering Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Mixed-Signal Design Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Network Applications Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Object Oriented Methods Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Operating Systems Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Project And Quality Management Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Software Engineering Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%

Fees and funding

Home/EU students

Our tuition fee for UK/EU students starting full-time study in 2018/19 is £6,590 for the course.

† If your course is studied over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with inflation and/or Government regulations. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.

International students

Our tuition fee for international students starting full-time study in 2018/19 is £13,250 for the course.

We offer a range of scholarships and awards for international students. Find out more.

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Up to £10,609 available for UK and EU students on most masters courses.

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Additional course costs

This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.

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Legal information

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How do I apply?

You apply for this course via our online application form.

If you require an alternate version of the application form, please email directadmissions@shu.ac.uk.

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