Oxford Brookes University

Mobile and Wireless Communications

This course enables students to develop the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to pursue a career in mobile or wireless communications or to continue on to do further research in the communications field. It is aimed both at those already working within the industry and new graduates. The technical skills that students will develop are applicable to a wide range of communication technology roles. There is an optional 1 year industry placement.

Entry requirements

1st degree, equivalent to at least a British lower 2nd Class bachelor�s degree, in an electronic engineering, communications or computing related discipline. However, relevant professional experience will also be considered. If an applicant�s 1st language is not English then a minimum IELTS score of 6.0. is required.

Course modules

Modules include: Research and scholarship methods; wireless communication principles; digital mobile communications; digital communications; network principles; advanced mobile communications; wireless systems and networks; high speed mobile communications; mobile and distributed systems; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include coursework exercises, presentations, essays, examinations and dissertaion.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,480 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 13,730 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 2,790 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
PgCert Full-time - 3 months
PgDip Full-time - 6 months
PgCert Part-time - 6 months
PgDip Part-time - 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Wheatley Campus Oxford OX33 1HX South East

Key information

Department of Computing and Communication Technologies
Telephone number: 
01865 485706