Newcastle University

School of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering

Communications and Signal Processing


School of Psychology

Percy Building

Newcastle Upon Tyne, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

This programme aims to equip you with the theoretical knowledge and practical experience to embark on a career as a design or development engineer in the field of communications and signal processing, and to develop transferable skills in research and knowledge acquisition.
You take four compulsory modules (60 credits), optional modules (30 credits), course work (10 credits) and an individual project with dissertation (80 credits). Compulsory modules include: advanced communication systems; data communications; radio wave engineering; and digital signal processing. Optional modules include: digital electronics; optoelectronics; telecommunication networks; design of VLSI systems; computer vision and multimedia. Assessment is by written examination at the end of each semester, course work, and a dissertation based on a project conducted in association with industry or one of the research groups.You may study this programme over two years by taking a Preliminary Year, during which you complete: taught modules (60 credits); a study project (10 credits); extended course work on application and design (10 credits); an individual project (40 credits).


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