Optional work placement year

There are a wide range of local and international employment opportunities with companies such as Bombardier, Siemens, France Telecom, CitiBank

The combination of software, hardware and analytical skills give extreme flexibility for career choice including applying signal processing principles to predict market trends or early diagnosis of serious medical conditions.

The MSc project is a key step in setting up a strong background for progress onto a PhD programme.

Where our graduates are now 

“After successfully finishing my undergraduate degree in India I wanted to further my studies in signal processing and wireless communication. Compared to all the other universities I looked at, the modules of the University of Plymouth programme best matched my career interests and previous educational background.”

Vamshi Manchikanti 
Engineer HLA Infotech Ltd, India

“The best thing about the course was that it systematically covered all corners, a benefit for those whose background is not relevant and offered the latest technology to support the course."

Jing Cai
Designer/Analyst/Developer/Team Leader, Citigroup

“I had worked for a mobile communication service provider in my home country of Vietnam and wanted to undertake further study in this area to effectively improve my knowledge and open up my future career. University of Plymouth has a high ranking for electrical engineering and also offered the area of expertise that I was interested in, mobile communication. Now I am responsible for setting up an entire mobile phone network in Vietnam.”

Minh Chu Hong 
Instrument and Control (I&C) Project Manager, Beeline, Vietnam

“I was looking to work in telecommunications and this masters degree, which was part of an exchange between Plymouth and ESIEA (Ecole Superieure d’Informatique Electronique Automatique, France), was a perfect opportunity for me.”

Romain Rousseau
Test and Integration Engineer, Alcatel-Lucent