Current staff: The Institute currently has 10 academic members, one RAs, three RFs, and 40 PhD students. This gives a ratio of approximately four PhD students for each academic member. The CTR successfully graduated over 60 PhD students since 2001.
Recent publications: The Institute has an excellent publications record: its papers have been cited more than 14,000 times. It has published over 1,350 papers; it has published three books, over 25 book chapters, and has filed ,over 20 patents. The average number of citations per paper published by the Institute is more than 10. These statistics put the Institute in a select band of top groups in the UK undertaking wireless communications research.
Current research projects: In 1996, the CTR was one of four selected founding academic members of the “Virtual Centre of Excellence in Mobile and Personal Communications (Mobile VCE)”, a prestigious venture between industry and academia. Since then, the CTR remained as a major contributor to Mobile VCE. In 2008, the CTR was selected as one of the four research groups, among the 56 Universities that applied, to participate in the “Green Radio” work area of Mobile VCE’s Research Programme.
Officially accredited/recognized by the Privy Council, King's College London (KCL) is a large (enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. King's College London (KCL) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study.
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
four-six years part-time
The graduate students are an integral part of the academic life of the Institute of Telecommunications. All research students are provided with a dedicated work area, computing facilities, access to laboratory facilities, photocopying, and support for conference attendance. You will attend a School induction course, and also the Institute induction meeting.Postgraduate training
Receiving the appropriate training and support is vital in successfully completing a research degree, and King's has the highest completion rates in England (HEFCE 2007). All research students are required to attend the training provided by the School. Other training needs are assessed on an individual basis, in discussion with your supervisors. Some students are given the opportunity to work as laboratory demonstrators for undergraduate classes.
This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.
You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).
Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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