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Communications Engineering

Visit our website for more information on fees, scholarships, postgraduate loans and other funding options to study at Swansea University - winner of the 'Postgraduate' category at the WhatUni? Student Choice Awards 2017. Students will be provided with an in-depth understanding of the technology and architecture of computer communications, photonics and telecommunication networks, wireless telecommunications and related wireless information technologies.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for this course is a first or second class honours degree in electrical or electronic engineering or a similar relevant engineering or science discipline. English language requirement IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules on the course can vary each year but students could expect to study: RF and microwave; signals and systems; entrepreneurship for engineers; micro and nano electro-mechanical systems; lasers and applications; digital communication; wireless communications; optical communications; optical networks; communication skills for research engineers; strategic planning; research dissertation.


Tuition fees for years of study after your first year are subject to an increase of 3%.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2018 6,150 (Year 1) International 3 3 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 2,500 (Year 1) Home/EU 3 3 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 18,500 (Year 1) International 1 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 7,550 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 9,250 (Year 1) International 2 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 3,800 (Year 1) Home/EU 2 2 Years

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