This page outlines courses that can be taken as part of the Master of Engineering (Eng) in Telecommunications. This degree requires the student to take a selection of courses that together comprise at least 120 National Qualifications Framework (NQF) credits at Higher Education Qualification System Framework Level 9. A research mini-dissertation (that counts 60 NQF credits at HEQSF Level 9 needs to be taken as well).

Course Number Title NQF Credits HEQSF Level
EEE5004Z Minor Dissertation 60 09
EEE5135Z Information Theory & Error Control Coding 20 09
EEE5136Z Statistical Signal Theory 20 09
EEE5108Z Advanced Engineering Mathematics 20 09
Elective courses 60 09
Total credits 180 09

Elective Courses

Select courses to the value of at least 60 credits

Course Number Title NQF Credits HEQSF Level
EEE5032Z Digital Communication Systems 20 09
EEE5140Z Software‐Defined Radio 20 09
EEE5137Z Optical Communication Systems 20 09
EEE5121Z Microwave Components and Antennas 20 09
EEE5122F Computational Electronics I 20 09
EEE5138Z Broadband Communication Networks 20 09
EEE5139Z Wireless Data Network Convergence 20 09

*Please note that courses EEE5121Z and EEE5122F are service courses from other departmental postgraduate programmes. EEE5122F is a whole first-semester course. All elective courses are available on demand each year.

20 NQF Credits at level 9

Programme Convener: Associate Professor M Dlodlo

For further course details, see Postgraduate Online Resources.

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