Lancaster University

Lancaster University

Wireless Communication Systems

This course is designed to equip graduates with the specialist skills in modern wireless communication systems such as 3G, Wi-Fi, mobile WiMAX and LTE, space-time coding, software defined radio, and reconfigurable analogue and digital RF systems. It also provides knowledge in the use of wireless and DSP techniques in many application areas including IoT, medical, geophysical, aerospace, automotive and environmental systems. The degree provides placement in either industry or research; our Knowledge Business Centre maintains links to over 500 partner companies to ensure that students can apply their knowledge and skills in a real-world industry.

Entry requirements

2nd Class Honours degree, or its equivalent, in electronic/electrical engineering, control, computer science/computer engineering, physics or mathematics. Relevant industry experience may be considered; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent qualification.

Course modules

Modules include: Digital communications; advanced communications; speech and image coding; digital signal processing; wireless broadband; advanced filters and systems; professional and research methodology; research or industrial placement; a research or industrially focused dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include coursework, exams and dissertation.

Sponsorship information

A few student bursaries are available from the department. £500 per year for UK/EU students or £2000 per year for overseas students.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time GBP 6,830 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time GBP 17,880 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time GBP 6,830 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time GBP 6,830 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time GBP 6,830 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Part-time GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Part-time GBP 16,220 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Part-time GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Part-time GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Part-time GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,830 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 17,880 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,830 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,830 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,830 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time October 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Part-time October 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Part-time October 2016 GBP 16,220 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Part-time October 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Part-time October 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Part-time October 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lancaster University Lancaster LA1 4YW North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01524 593795