University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Radio Frequency and Microwave Engineering

This programme provides training for engineers to become innovators in these rapidly expanding markets. A firm grasp of the fundamentals is established through modules in the foundations of communications engineering and in satellite, cellular and optical fibre communications, electromagnetics and antennas, propagation, radio frequency and microwave engineering and computer and communications networksprovide advanced knowledge in an aspect of the relevant component technologies.

Entry requirements

At least a lower 2nd class Honours degree in computing, electrical engineering, electronic engineering from a university of high international standing. Standard English language requirements apply

Course modules

introductory module for communications; principles of communication systems; electromagnetics, antennas and propagation; RF and microwave engineering; individual project; cross programme options; satellite, cellular and optical fibre communications; computer and communications networks; RF sensor systems.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a combination of written examination and course work.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 7,200 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 18,900 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 3,600 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiry Service
Telephone number: 
0121 414 5005