MSc Multimedia Telecommunications

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

Program Description

MSc Multimedia Telecommunications

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

Overview

Artificial intelligence (AI) is playing an increasingly important role in our everyday lives and it is believed that many traditional jobs will be replaced by machines equipped with AI technology. Some important AI technologies will be covered in this programme, including deep learning, computer vision, and image and video processing.

Multimedia and wireless communications is a rapidly growing area in the booming communications industry. New standards such as 4G and 5G for mobile networking enable applications including triple services for mobile networks, digital television, video streaming, interactive gaming, navigation services, and emergency and healthcare applications. It is technologically challenging to deliver these multimedia applications and services efficiently over emerging and diverse wireless networks. To meet this challenge, engineers need to have a deep understanding of wireless and multimedia technologies.

The MSc Multimedia Telecommunications programme aims to provide you with an understanding of the technical characteristics of wireless systems and artificial intelligence technologies. It will cover advanced topics in wireless communications and multimedia. This programme will also cover technologies to understand multimedia data using state-of-the-art AI technologies, such as deep learning.

You will benefit from:

  • a degree from a globally respected university
  • excellent research facilities with advanced experimental equipment
  • knowledge of cutting-edge technologies needed in the job market
  • abundant opportunities to get involved in various national or industry-funded projects

Modules

Core modules:

  • Advanced signal processing
  • Image and video processing
  • Deep learning for computer vision
  • Data communication and communication networks
  • Mobile communications
  • Multimedia communications
  • Coding and cryptography
  • Project management
  • Dissertation

Additional learning activities

The completion of additional learning activities is required to complete your masters degree. Normally, required ALA hours will be distributed evenly across each semester, amounting to 200 hours per semester. Part-time programmes will normally require 100 to 150 hours per semester.

Careers

Graduates of this programme will have skills that are in demand in a job market with abundant research and application opportunities. You will have the necessary skills to enter careers in some of the most dynamic fields in image and video communications, artificial intelligence, computer vision, and will typically be employed as multimedia systems engineers, artificial intelligence developers, multimedia system and information technology consultants, mobile projects managers, wireless and mobile communication consultants, and managers and team leaders in the communications industry.

Entry requirements:

Academic background

  • An undergraduate degree (UK 2:1 or equivalent) in a relevant field such as telecommunication engineering, electronic science and technology, electrical engineering, and computer science and technology.
  • North America: 3.0 Cumulative GPA (out of 4) or 3.2 Cumulative GPA in the final two years of your undergraduate programme
  • Other regions: Equivalent academic qualifications

English language requirements

If English is not your native language or if you have not studied in English at degree level, you will need to provide evidence of your English proficiency. You should normally possess one of the following qualifications:

  • IELTS: 6.0 (minimum of 5.0 in all sections)
  • TOEFL iBT: 80
This school offers programs in:
  • English
Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

Last updated December 6, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2019
Duration
Duration
18 months
Full time
Price
Price
90,000 CNY
Price for the entire 18-month programme
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Deadline
Locations
China - Suzhou, Jiangsu
Start date : Sept. 2019
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Sept. 2019
China - Suzhou, Jiangsu
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