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Signal Processing and Communications MSc

Signal Processing and Communications MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Signal Processing Components Telecommunications

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Programme description

This programme provides graduates and working professionals with a broad training in signal processing and communications, including machine learning and data science. It is suitable for recent graduates who wish to develop the specialist knowledge and skills relevant to this industry and is also suitable as advanced study in preparation for research work in an academic or industrial environment or in a specialist consultancy organisation.

Engineers or other professionals wishing to participate in the MSc programme may do so on a part-time basis.

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, including compressive sensing, machine learning and deep neural networks, wireless communication theory, and numerical Bayesian methods.

The MSc project provides a good opportunity for students to work on state-of-the-art research problems in signal processing and communications.

For more information please see the programme website linked above.

Career opportunities

With our excellent employability record and internationally respected reputation, the University of Edinburgh is a reliable choice for developing your engineering career.

This programme will appeal to graduates who wish to pursue a career in an industry such as machine learning, data science, communications, radar, medical imaging or anywhere else signal processing is applied.

Different course options

Full time | The University of Edinburgh | 1 year | SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-20

Modules

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£13,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£28,150

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, typically in electrical engineering with a specialisation in signal processing and/or communications; We will also consider your application if you have a background in a related field, such as computer science, physics or mathematics. Entry into this programme is competitive. A typical offer will normally require a UK first class honours degree, or equivalent, and high grades in fundamentals, such as mathematics, signals and systems, probability and statistics, and communications and signal processing are required.

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