Why study MSc Telecommunications Engineering at Middlesex University?
Our strong links with companies like Microsoft and Siemens have enabled us to develop a practice focused course which is highly relevant to the needs of the industry and right up-to-date with the latest technology and developments. If you're not already in work, you'll have the option of doing a placement for up to 12 weeks, during which you'll work on your independent research project.
We are very proud of our award-winning technology center and our telecoms laboratories built specially for this course. The labs are equipped with special software from National Instruments, including six PXIs which we've used to build our own GSM network, telecoms trainer kits, IP telephones and software including MATLAB, Simulink, Cisco Packet Tracer, OPNET and Modeller 17.0. We also have our own WSN lab, called Senso LAB, which attracts researchers from far and wide – we're currently hosting three professors and a research fellow at two Italian universities.
The department is very active in cutting-edge research. Recent notable areas we have been investigating include the use of vehicles as IoT base stations; wireless sensor networks; MIMO, LTE and LTE Advanced; vertical handover in heterogeneous networks; Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualisation (NFV) as well as the Internet of Things and machine-to-machine (M2M) learning
Our staff members are experts in diverse areas of research with contributions at international conferences and publications in journals. The course's global focus and appeal force us to be constantly innovating
As part of your studies, you'll have the opportunity to work towards a Cisco CCNA professional certification worth £1,600 and considered to be the gold standard in the networking industry
The course is accredited by the British Computer Society for both Chartered IT Professional (CITP) and Chartered Scientist (CSci) status. This means that upon graduation you'll have fulfilled the academic requirements for achieving those titles, though you'll need to complete further professional development
- As a student of this course, you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.