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Communications Engineering (including placement year) BEng (Hons)

University of Essex

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon)

  • Location

    Colchester Campus

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    06-OCT-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

It’s hard to imagine a world without mobile networks, the internet, radio, or audio-visual appliances. Bringing together knowledge from both electrical engineering and computer science, communications engineers drive these communications systems which are so fundamental to the modern world; we can now easily make international calls, Skype our friends, and even communicate with satellites orbiting the planet. How could you influence what happens next?You study a wide range of topics in communications, including:- Radio frequency circuits and systems- The transmission of digital signals over analogue links- The transfer of audio-visual informationOur School is a community of scholars leading the way in technological research and development. Today’s communications engineers are creative people who are focused and committed, yet restless and experimental. We are home to many of the world’s top engineers, and our work is driven by creativity and imagination as well as technical excellence.You also cover traditional topics in electronics, including signal processing, circuit design, processors and software.We are Top 150 for Telecommunication Engineering in ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2019 and more than two-thirds of our research rated "world-leading" or "internationally excellent" (REF 2014).You graduate prepared to move into relevant roles across almost every industry.**Programming at Essex**Teaching someone to programme is about opening a door. In your first year at Essex you will study a module that introduces you to programming using Python. We assess your ability to think in a programmatic way in the very first week of term and if you require additional support, we offer classes which will boost your skills and confidence with programming.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 20,650per year

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A level : BBB

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University information

University of Essex

  • University League Table

    27th

  • Campus address

    University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ, England

The careers team offer dedicated international careers advice and support throughout studies and after graduation.
Central London is easily accessible from all of the university's campuses.
The University of Essex has a student body that represents over 140 nationalities and supports over 30 different cultural societies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    32nd out of 71 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    126 55%

    40th

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    41st

    17

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