The MSc in Communications Engineering provides a deep understanding of advanced digital and RF communications, photonics, telecom networks and wireless information technologies.

You will develop a comprehensive communications knowledge-base, from the unique identity and credentials of specific technologies, to their history, infrastructure and architecture.

This course is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).


Communications Engineering at Swansea University is widely renowned thanks to innovative research in antennas, artificial intelligence based embedded systems, IC designs, power electronics and cyber telecommunications networks.

Electronic and Electrical Engineering at Swansea is the home of globally-renowned research experts in electronics, antennas, wireless-telecommunications, sensors, nanotechnology and biometrics.

Did you know?

  • Electronic and Electrical Engineering at Swansea is 10th in UK for Research Rating by the Times Good University Guide 2021.
  • We are ranked 10th in the UK for Student Course Satisfaction by the Guardian University Guide 2021.
  • We are ranked 11th in the UK for Graduate Prospects by the Complete University Guide 2021.

Study Details:

MSc 1 year full-time, 2 or 3 years part-time

Module Details:

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Programme Funding

We offer a wide range of scholarships and bursaries for both taught and research courses to help you fund your study.

Student Destinations

Graduates of the MSc Communications Engineering degree at Swansea are well positioned for a range of rewarding opportunities. Your future could lie in any of the following roles.

  • Broadcast engineer
  • Control and instrumentation engineer
  • Electrical engineer
  • IT consultant
  • Network engineer
  • Systems analyst
  • Multimedia programmer
  • Technical author
  • Technical sales engineer


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Entry Requirements

Usually entry requirements for the MSc Communications Engineering course is a first or second class honours degree in Electrical or Electronic Engineering or a similar relevant engineering or science discipline.

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