Telecommunications Engineering Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Electronic and Communication Engineering BEng (Hons) University of Huddersfield 81% 15% 0% £9250 £17600 125 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
Communications Engineering (Including Year Abroad) BEng (Hons) University of Essex 59% 0% 15% £9250 £22750 116 Colchester On campus Full-time
Communications Engineering (Including Foundation Year) BEng (Hons) University of Essex 59% 0% 15% £9250 £22750 116 Colchester On campus Full-time
Communications Engineering (including placement year) BEng (Hons) University of Essex 59% 0% 15% £9250 £22750 116 Colchester On campus Full-time
Communications Engineering BEng (Hons) University of Essex 59% 0% 15% £9250 £22750 116 Colchester On campus Full-time
Communications Engineering MSc The University of York - - - £11770 £27200 - York On campus Full-time
Embedded Wireless Systems MSc The University of York - - - £11770 £27200 - York On campus Full-time
Electronic and Communication Engineering (Top-Up) BEng (Hons) University of Huddersfield - - - £9250 £17600 - Huddersfield On campus Full-time
Telecommunication Engineering MSc Middlesex University - - - £10500 £15300 - London On campus Full-time
Wireless Communications and Signal Processing MSc University of Bristol - - - £14000 £28300 - Bristol On campus Full-time
Optical Communications and Signal Processing MSc University of Bristol - - - £14000 £28300 - Bristol On campus Full-time
Communications Engineering MSc Swansea University - - - £3500 £7100 - Swansea On campus Part-time
Communications Engineering (Integrated Masters) MEng University of Essex - - - £9250 £22750 - Colchester On campus Full-time
Image and Video Communications and Signal Processing MSc University of Bristol - - - £14000 £28300 - Bristol On campus Full-time
5G and Emerging Communication Systems MSc (PG) University of Essex - - - £11550 £22400 - Colchester On campus Part-time
Communication Networks and Signal Processing MSc University of Bristol - - - £14000 £28300 - Bristol On campus Full-time
Electronic and Communication Engineering MSc University of Huddersfield - - - £7900 £17000 - Huddersfield On campus Full-time
Electronic and Communication Engineering (with Placement) MSc University of Huddersfield - - - - £18000 - Huddersfield On campus Full-time
Mobile Computing and Communications Networks MSc University of Leeds - - - - - - Leeds On campus Full-time
Communications and Signal Processing MSc The University of Manchester - - - - - - Manchester On campus Full-time
Communications and Signal Processing with Extended Research MSc The University of Manchester - - - - - - Manchester On campus Full-time
Satellite Communications Engineering MSc University of Surrey - - - - - - Guildford On campus Full-time
Wireless and Microwave Communication Engineering with a Research Year MSc Cardiff University - - - - - - Cardiff On campus Full-time
Wireless and Microwave Communication Engineering MSc Cardiff University - - - - - - Cardiff On campus Full-time
Wireless and Microwave Communication Engineering with a Year in Industry MSc Cardiff University - - - - - - Cardiff On campus Full-time
Communications Networks and Software MSc University of Surrey - - - - - - Guildford On campus Full-time
Communications and Signal Processing MSc (Eng) University of Leeds - - - - - - Leeds On campus Full-time
Communications Engineering MSc University of Birmingham - - - - - - Birmingham On campus Part-time
Communications Systems PhD Lancaster University - - - - - - Lancaster On campus Full-time
Mobile and Satellite Communications MSc University of Surrey - - - - - - Guildford On campus Part-time
Intelligent Telecommunications Engineering MSc (PG) Middlesex University - - - - - - London On campus Full-time
5G and Future Generation Communication Systems MSc University of Surrey - - - - - - Guildford On campus Part-time
Signal Processing and Communications MSc The University of Edinburgh - - - - - - Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Communication Systems MSc (Res) Lancaster University - - - - - - Lancaster On campus Part-time
Mobile and Satellite Communications MSc University of South Wales - - - - - - Pontypridd On campus Full-time
Wireless Communication Systems MSc (Eng) The University of Sheffield - - - - - - Sheffield On campus Full-time
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Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Telecommunications Engineering

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £31745 £31510 £36530
25-75 percentile range £26991 - £36256 £23194 - £39893 £26878 - £46535

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £29963 £30954 £36968
25-75 percentile range £26800 - £34620 £24637 - £37940 £28802 - £45939

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Telecommunications Engineering

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Telecommunications Engineering who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Typical employers for graduates of Telecommunications Engineering

  • Equipment Manufacturers
  • Technical Services Companies
  • Large Government Departments
  • Local Authorities
  • Transport Providers

Specialisations within Telecommunications Engineering

  • Electronics
  • Fibre Optic Communications
  • Internet Networks and Technologies
  • Multimedia
  • Wireless Communications

Jobs of graduates of Telecommunications Engineering (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Telecommunications Engineering at Anglia Ruskin University

25% Artistic, literary and media occupations
25% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
20% Teaching and Childcare Associate Professionals
20% Secretarial and related occupations
10% Business and public service associate professionals

Grading & Study Time

Grading Distribution

Students of Telecommunications Engineering in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Telecommunications Engineering

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Telecommunications Engineering, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

FAQ

Telecommunications Engineering is the study of the principles of engineering as they apply to the reliable transmission, over some distance, of information bearing signals by means of electromagnetic waves (radio, optical or electro-magnetic signals) over imperfect media.

The median salary of graduates of Telecommunications Engineering was £31745 15 months after graduation, £31510 3 years after graduation and £36530 5 years after graduation.

  • The following degrees are offered for Telecommunications Engineering studies:
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) - BEng (Hons)
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Master of Engineering - MEng
  • Master of Science (Postgraduate) - MSc (PG)
  • Master of Science (Engineering) - MSc (Eng)
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Master of Science (Research) - MSc (Res)