What will I learn?

Communications and Information Engineering MSc will equip you for jobs within this field, including logistics and software. Warwick's School of Engineering, ranked 5th in the UK, will provide you with comprehensive training in the essential elements of modern communication and information engineering.

Course Overview

Providing comprehensive training in essential elements of modern communication and information engineering, this degree delivers information-theoretic underpinnings alongside physical-layer aspects of optical and radio transmission. You’ll also explore developments in radio network architectures and deployment and have opportunities to study communications technologies, data analytics and data mining, in terms of algorithms and goals in real-world problems. When you graduate, you’ll be well equipped for employment opportunities in modern information and communication engineering, which is currently undergoing a revolution.

Teaching

The degree comprises eight taught modules and a project. The individual research project is an in-depth experimental, theoretical or computational investigation of a topic chosen by you in conjunction with your academic supervisor. Recent project titles include: Network coding for underwater communications; Nanoscale communication networks; Design of radio devices using metamaterials.

Assessment

A combination of coursework and written examinations.

Careers

Graduates from these courses have gone on to work for employers including: AECOM, BAE Systems, BT, Morgan Sindall, Mott MacDonald, Proto Labs, TSP Projects and Volvo Cars Corporation. They have pursued roles such as: business, research and administrative professionals; civil engineers; design and development engineers; mechanical engineers; quality control and planning engineers.

Our department has a dedicated professionally qualified Senior Careers Consultant offering impartial advice and guidance together with workshops and events throughout the year. Previous examples of workshops and events include:

  • Options in Engineering
  • Meet and Engineer
  • Engineering, Science and Technology Fair
  • Considering a PhD in the STEM Subjects
  • Warwick careers fairs throughout the year

Which department am I in?

Engineering

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£27,160.00 (US$ 33,510) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

31 July 2020

Start date

September 2020

Venue

University of Warwick

Coventry,

CV4 7AL, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have Bachelors Degree. IELTS (International English Language Testing System) of at least 6.5.

For international students

Students need to have 2:ii undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a relevant branch of engineering or science. Students need to have an IELTS overall score of 6.5, minimum component scores not below 6.0. Students need to have: Overall Score of 92 (Reading 22, Listening 21, Speaking 23, Writing 21); Overall score: 180 in Cambridge Advanced (CAE); 180 overall; no component below 170 in Cambridge Proficiency (CPE); 62 (including 51 + in all components) in Pearson (Academic) [PTE].

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About this uni

The University of Warwick is a world-leading university, which inspires, excites, invigorates and supports its students.

  • 32nd in the world for reputation with employers
  • Warwick was ranked 7th among UK research universities
  • Coventry is the 2021 City of Culture
  • Students have access to almost 300 business representatives