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This programme is related to media convergence where the next generation of digital communication technologies merge personal communication, entertainment, news and e-business. The course will equip students with an understanding of the fundamental concepts of the new enabling technologies. The course will also provide a basis for the understanding of modern wireless networks, mobile telephony, portable computing and digital broadcast systems. Postgraduate courses are thus designed at raising your technical and strategic awareness. Existing and aspiring managers can then appreciate how organisations can effectively utilise and integrate different technologies, processes and systems. Students applying for this course are expected to be comfortable with mathematical principles. Course content Communication professionals need to have knowledge of converging computer systems, telecommunication systems and computer networks. The overall aim of this programme is to provide you with the appropriate skills and knowledge to develop, manage and support the communication systems of the future. There are four strands to the taught part of the programme: ? Communications ? network administration and digital communications ? Computer systems ? mobile computer systems, computer security and distributed systems ? Software development ? object oriented analysis and design ? Core issues ? covering project management and research. On successful completion of the taught part of the programme, students have the opportunity to apply their acquired knowledge to their own particular interest area, via the research dissertation. Alongside the core technical content, students also develop a range of high level skills applicable to different contexts. For example, those qualities necessary for employment, such as, the ability to exercise initiative and solve problems, decision-making in complex situations, taking responsibility for their own continuing professional development, communication skills.

This programme is related to media convergence where the next generation of digital communication technologies merge personal communication, entertainment, news and e-business. The course will equip students with an understanding of the fundamental concepts of the new enabling technologies. The course will also provide a basis for the understanding of modern wireless networks, mobile telephony,...

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