|Study location||United Kingdom, Nottingham, Clifton Campus|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
A UK honours degree (minimum 2.2) or equivalent in Computing, Technology, Engineering or Physics.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 6.5 overall (with minimum of 5.5 in each component)
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
One academic reference is required.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
You will combine knowledge in computer science, electronic engineering, mechanical engineering and management to enable greater understanding of cybernetics and communications to develop imaginative and innovative solutions.
The most significant reason to study the Engineering (Cybernetics and Communications) Masters with us is the commercial relevance of our courses. Also, throughout your course you will work with our highly regarded academics, who are active in a broad range of research areas.
For full module descriptions, which include Mobile Networks, Robotics and Cybernetics, and Wireless Communications, scroll down to the ‘What you’ll study’ section.
Mobile Networks (20 credits) – This module introduces one of the modern approaches to networking, namely mobile networking. By examining how the latest networking platform technology (Internet, Java) can be used to build systems which are outside the traditional desktop paradigm, you will develop an awareness of the requirements, capabilities and constraints of a variety of mobile computing technologies and the networking facilities that can be built.
Wireless Communications (20 credits) – This module aims to develop the knowledge and understanding of wireless communication technologies, practical constraints and their applications to simulated and / or practical implementation scenarios. Case studies will include examples of advanced topics in wireless communications.
Robotics and Cybernetics (20 credits) – This module provides an introduction to robotics, including sensors, actuators, feedback control systems, embedded systems programming and algorithm development. You will develop knowledge of the relevant theory, advanced techniques, and practice underpinning modern robotic and cybernetic systems. The module also investigates the issues and ideas associated with robotics including robot design, construction and programming techniques.
Group Design Project (20 credits) – During this module, you will focus mainly on the technical aspects of developing a cross-disciplinary group design project. The set projects will be taken from areas of advancing technology.
Research Methods (20 credits) – This module develops your understanding of research design and methodology. As well as being introduced to the School’s research facilities, you will develop the skills necessary for research and for writing a project definition document.
Major Project (60 credits) – You will apply your understanding of research processes and methodologies to develop and integrate knowledge focusing on a specialist Engineering topic.
Choose one module from the following:
Entrepreneurial Leadership and Project Management (20 credits) – You will develop your appreciation of entrepreneurship and leadership, and their role in economic development, project management and entrepreneurial business success. You will learn the tools and methodologies for effective project management.
Global Business Management (20 credits) – This module includes global business enterprises, global supply chain management, international marketing and the strategic importance of integrated marketing, design, finance, manufacturing and distribution.
Software Engineering 1 (20 credits) – This module allows non-computing graduates to learn the methodologies for the analysis and design of procedural and object-orientated software systems. You will develop skills in procedural programming and the production of software solutions to problems.
Not only will you have enviable transferable skills at the end of this course, but you will also be perfectly placed to enter a range of careers in the industrial or engineering sectors.
The industry-focused nature of this Engineering postgraduate degree will ensure that you stand out from the crowd when it comes to job applications and pursuing your future career. Nottingham Trent University graduates are widely respected amongst employers and our Computing and Technology students are perceived as having the competitive edge due to the hands-on approach of our teaching.