Communications and Signal Processing MSc

12 months full time


Fees per academic year 2014-15

UK and EU: full time £6,000
International: full time £15,490

More information is available about tuition fees and discounts.

Programme Overview

This programme will provide you with the theoretical knowledge and practical experience to embark on a career as a design or development engineer in the field of communications and signal processing.

Accredited by the Institute of Engineering Technology (IET)  the programme equips graduates with a wide range of transferable skills, and knowledge of specialist topics in Communications and Signal Processing.

Taught in small groups and in modern facilities, teaching is delivered by experts with world-wide reputations for high quality research at the leading edge of communications and signal processing technologies. 

You will also benefit from learning from experts with many years of experience in dealing with industrial projects and in providing short courses for industry.
An online taster course is available to experience the teaching material and presentation style. 


Find out more detailed information about the programme modules

+Entrance Requirements

A second-class BEng Honours degree, or international equivalent, in electrical and electronic engineering, computer engineering or a related subject (eg mechanical engineering, physics, communications, information and control engineering, electronics, information and science technology).

Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 6.0, TOEFL 79 (Internet-based), Pearson's PTE Academic Test 54 or equivalent.

Our INTO Newcastle University Centre can provide extra tuition to help you meet the University's English language requirements.

The UK Border Agency (UKBA) has rules for international students regarding minimum English language requirements.

+Scholarships and Other Sources of Funding

See the School's website.

International Students, consult your own government for funding. The University offers International Scholarships, and there are funding opportunities by external organisations available.

Students should consult their employers for sponsorship opportunities.

More information on scholarships, studentships, bursaries and other funding is available from our database.

+How to Apply

Visit our postgraduate application site.

There is no closing date for this programme. However, international students applying for September 2014 entry should apply by Friday 11 July 2014 to ensure that they have time to put appropriate arrangements in place.

Please note: As a formal condition of the offer to study at Newcastle University, students from outside the UK/EU are required to pay a deposit of £1,500 or submit an official letter of sponsorship for their chosen programme. The deposit payment is non refundable, but will be deducted from tuition fees upon registration.

+Further Information

For further information please contact:
Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6154

Subject Overview

This programme is within the subject area of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.