This programme is at the highest European Masters degree level. It offers advanced-level courses in the theory, analysis, design, modelling and manufacturing of telecommunications systems. Students can decide when to join and how to study (remote, part time and full time options available). Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate exit awards are also available.
Areas covered include Optical Communications Systems, Data Network Protocols, Broadband Networks, Semiconductor Manufacturing, Wireless and Mobile Communications, Internetwork Security, and Digital Signal Processing.
To obtain a systematic understanding of the theory, concepts and methods at the forefront of knowledge pertaining to selected topics chosen from a wide set within Telecommunications Engineering
To form a critical awareness of the present-day state-of-the-art and current developments and research at the forefront of a range of selected specialised areas in Telecommunications Engineering together with a knowledge and understanding of specialised Telecom engineering practice, methods and techniques
To develop the ability to identify, formulate, analyse and solve engineering problems and to integrate knowledge, handle complexity and formulate judgements related to Telecommunications Engineering problems.
To develop the skills to design components, systems or processes to meet specific needs and the knowledge and understanding of analysis and design processes and techniques and the ability to apply them in unfamiliar situations
To allow a more intensive exposure to modern, industry relevant technologies through optional Major in Network Implementation.
: with more than 20 modules available, there is great scope to tailor the programme to specific needs and interests in the largest and longest-running programme of its type in the country.
Flexible: combine full-time/part-time, on-campus/remote, a choice of two starting times each year.
Modern: the course is continually kept up-to-date to reflect changing technological advances in industry and research.
Relevant: acquire knowledge and skills that are in high demand in industry.
Rewarding: work on a Master's project in some of the top research labs in the country.
Non-EU students are only recruited onto the Masters Programme (not onto the Qualifier). Entry will be considered on the basis of meeting or exceeding the recognised equivalent of the stated entry requirements and of meeting the DCU English language requirements. For applicants who have not fully met the DCU English language requirements, the Masters programme accepts students who have completed the Pre-Masters International Foundation Programme (IFP). Students who have completed the IFP are guaranteed a place on their target programme in DCU. Visit www.dcu.ie/ifp for further details.