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The University of Leeds

Digital Communications Networks

University of Leeds
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Rank: 3 (UKEAS)

Location: University of Leeds

Website: https://www.leeds.ac.uk

Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2020/09/01

Duration: 12 months


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Description

This programme responds to the growth of networks and mobile internet applications, allowing you to study traditional communications theory alongside modules dealing with network security and the protocols for high-speed switches and routers. You will build your knowledge of new developments in data-centric networking and the growing trend in cloud computing and online services, such as web-search, video content hosting and distribution, social networking and large-scale computations. Optional modules will allow you to specialise in topics appropriate to your interests and career plans.

Requirements

Entry requirements

A Bachelor's degree with a 2:1 (Honours) in electronic/electrical engineering, computing, mathematics or physics. Applicants with a high 2:2 may also be considered if they can demonstrate specific competence in communications theory or practice. We also welcome and accept students with a wide range of international equivalent qualifications.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any component)


Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for The University of Leeds, Data telecommunications and computer networks .

About this university

International students

There are various resources on offer for international students attending the University of Leeds to assist them during their studies and outside them. These start with legal matters such as visas and immigration paperwork as well as financial advice. There are also support services to help integrate with the larger community and information about what is needed when arriving to study. Most of this is available through the International Student Office who can also offer assistance for students bringing their families with them or who are seeking work between their studies. There are also special events such as the weekly Global Café and the annual World Unite Festival. The Leeds University Union is a member of the National Union of Students and is available to support students during their time at Leeds as well as organising societies and volunteer opportunities. It operates the University Refectory in the main campus, which, on a night, is transformed to a 2000 person venue for live events with big names such as The Who and Bob Marley having performed there. There are also two bars and a café operated by the union and three nightclubs. Student societies number around 250 and include a newspaper, TV station and radio station run by students along with a large number of sports, with these having a particularly highly reputation. There are also a number of intramural recreational sports and fitness classes available. Performing arts groups range from dance to performance and many others while there are faith and cultural groups for those with articular interests as well as political groups involved in various matters both nationally and internationally.

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