Loughborough University

Loughborough University

Networked Communications

This course covers the principles and techniques involved. It aims to equip students with the toolset needed to design and develop next generation mobile communication and wireless systems. As fresh technologies emerge in this ever-expanding field, you will have the essential formal theory and confidence in your practical skills to support your long-term career development. Core study areas include MATLAB, communication networks, personal radio communications, and channel coding for networks and a research project. Optional study areas include research project, communication network security, mobile network technologies, advanced networks and advanced individual project.

Entry requirements

Lower 2nd Class (2.2) Honours degree in electronic / electrical engineering, computer engineering, physics or an equivalent qualification.

Course modules

All modules are compulsory. Semester 1: matlab as a scientific programming language ; communication networks; personal radio communications; channel coding for networks. Semester 2, research project: communication network security; mobile network technologies; advanced networks; advanced individual project.

Assessment methods

Examinations in January and May, with coursework throughout the programme including network attacks and intrusion detection. The individual research project is assessed by written report and viva voce in September.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2016 - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Loughborough University Loughborough LE11 3TU East Midlands

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