PhD in Communication Engineering


Program Description

Department of Communication Engineering was founded in 2003, and its graduate programs (Ph.D. and Master programs) were founded in 2000. The department currently consists of 15 faculty members. The department has three research groups:

  1. Communication Systems
  2. Signal Processing
  3. Communication Networks

To investigate communication theory and promote technology, faculty members, and graduate students always diligently pursue a lot of advanced research projects all over the world.

Elective Main Courses

Communication System: Digital Communications, Coding Theory

Signal Processing: Digital Signal Processing, Adaptive Signal Processing for Communications

Communication Networks: Computer Communication Networks, Wireless Protocol Technology

Requirements for Graduation

Required credits: 18 credits (including 4 credits from seminar classes)

Duration of Study: 2~7 years

Other requirements :

  • To pass Ph.D. candidate qualification examination within the first fifth semesters.
  • To publish, at least, two international journal papers which are relevant to the research areas. The journals must be SCI-indexed journals.
  • For the published papers, the Ph.D. student must be the first author, except for his/her thesis advisor. The student and his/her thesis advisor must be affiliated with NCU.
  • To pass a thesis oral defense.
  • Elective Courses.

Research Facilities & Lab

  • Communication System Lab.
  • Broadband Mobile Communication Lab.
  • Signal Processing Lab.
  • Video/Audio Processing Lab.
  • Visual Communications Lab.

Admission Documents

  • Autobiography
  • Research Proposal
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • TOEFL or Other Evidence of English Proficiency
  • Evidence of Chinese Proficiency
  • Related Academic Publications
Last updated February 2018

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