The course

Full-time, Part-time, Per course
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This is an advanced MSc programme in the rapidly expanding area of mobile communications and networks. It offers an appropriate balance between hardware and software and is aimed at electrical, electronic and computer engineering graduates.

The programme is concerned with the use and application of engineering principles in the specification, design, development and deployment of mobile communications. Students will develop a detailed knowledge and critical understanding of the core skills in mobile communications and networks and use a significant range of principal and specialist skills, techniques and practices in the domain of mobile communications and networks.

The programme will develop graduates of a calibre capable of developing and implementing creative solutions to the problems encountered in mobile communication systems and networks.

Programme duration

  • One year (MSc),
  • 9 months (Diploma),
  • 6 months (Certificate).

Course content

   Detailed course guide

Core subject areas

  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Digital Design
  • Networks and Communications
  • Research Methods Critical Analysis and Project Planning
  • Principles of Mobile Communications
  • RF Mobile Communication Systems
  • Project Phase 1
  • MSc Project

Optional Subject Areas

  • Software Engineering 2
  • Network Applications