King's College London

Telecommunications & Internet Technology

King's College London
In London

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Typology Postgraduate
Location London
Duration 1 Year
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  • Postgraduate
  • London
  • Duration:
    1 Year
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    Different dates available

The Telecommunications & Internet Technology MSc will provide you with an advanced understanding of all aspects of telecommunications networks and the internet. The study pathway will allow you to explore the latest techniques, mechanisms, protocols and network architectures and conduct your own research project.

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· What are the objectives of this course?

You will gain a thorough technical knowledge of the current practice in both wireless, and wireline networks. Located in central London, giving access to major libraries and leading scientific societies, including the IET. Frequent access to speakers of international repute through seminars and external lectures, enabling you to keep abreast of emerging knowledge in the telecommunications field. Flexible study pathway that covers the basic principles of communications systems and extends to structural aspects and design of future packet-switched networks. The Department has a reputation for delivering research-led teaching and project supervision from leading experts in their field.

· Who is it intended for?

Graduates from our course gone on to find employment with mobile network operators and also the industrial manufacturers of mobile/ wireless network equipment. Some graduates have chosen to further their academic studies through MPhil and PhD degrees

· Requirements

Bachelors degree with a minimum 2:1 honours in electronics, electrical engineering, computer science, applied mathematics or physics. We also welcome professional or occupational qualifications and consider them on an individual basis

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What you'll learn on the course

Network Training
Communications systems
Telecommunications Networks
Network Theory
Digital Communications
Random Variables
Communications Theory

Course programme


Courses are divided into modules. You will normally take modules totalling 180 credits.

Required Modules

You are required to take:

  • Optical Communications (15 credits)
  • Telecommunications Networks I (15 credits)
  • Network Theory (15 credits)
  • Telecommunications Networks II (15 credits)
  • Individual Project (60 credits)
Optional Modules

In addition, you are required to take 60 credits from a range of optional modules, which may typically include:

  • Digital Communications (15 credits)
  • Fundamentals of Digital Signal Processing (15 credits)
  • Random Variables & Stochastic Processes (15 credits)
  • Communications Theory (15 credits)
  • Mobile & Personal Communications (15 credits)
  • Topics on Data & Signal Analysis (15 credits)

King’s College London reviews the modules offered on a regular basis to provide up-to-date, innovative and relevant programmes of study. Therefore, modules offered may change. We suggest that you keep an eye on the course finder on our website for updates.

Additional information

Full time overseas fees: £25,500 per year (2019/20)

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