Communications Engineering, B.Eng. | University of Essex | Colchester, United Kingdom
36 months
Duration
20650 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

Bringing together knowledge from both electrical engineering and computer science, students of Communications Engineering at the University of Essex drive these communications systems which are so fundamental to the modern world; we can now easily make international calls, Skype our friends, and even communicate with satellites orbiting the planet. 

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Overview

You study a wide range of topics in Communications Engineering at the University of Essex , including:

  • Radio frequency circuits and systems
  • The transmission of digital signals over analogue links
  • The transfer of audio-visual information

Our School is a community of scholars leading the way in technological research and development. Today’s communications engineers are creative people who are focused and committed, yet restless and experimental. We are home to many of the world’s top engineers, and our work is driven by creativity and imagination as well as technical excellence.

You also cover traditional topics in electronics, including signal processing, circuit design, processors and software.

Your future

Demand for electronics and communications engineers is high; the IT and engineering sectors are growing at a rate that outstrips the supply of fresh talent.

The profession offers a range of careers from design and development to marketing, management, production engineering and applications engineering. An incredible 92% of our School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering students are in employment or further study (Graduate Outcomes 2020). Graduates also find employment in other disciplines because of the highly numerate nature of the subject.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Team Project Challenge
  • Mathematics for Engineers
  • Network Fundamentals
  • Fundamentals of Digital Systems
  • Digital Electronic Systems
  • Foundations of Electronics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GCSE: Science C/4
  • A-levels: BBB, including Mathematics or Further Mathematics.
  • Please note we are unable to accept A-level Use of Mathematics in place of A-level Mathematics
  • BTEC: DDM, including Distinction in Further Mathematics for Technicians or Calculus to Solve Engineering Problems.
  • IB: 30 points or three Higher Level certificates with 555. Either must include Higher Level Mathematics grade 5, plus Standard Level Science grade 4, if not taken at Higher Level.
  • We are also happy to consider a combination of separate IB Diploma Programmes at both Higher and Standard Level. Please note that Science in the IB is not required if you have already achieved GCSE Science at grade C/4 or above or 4 in IB Middle Years Science.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20650 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20650 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Colchester

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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