University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Mobile Computing and Communications Networks

This course will give you a grasp of all layers needed for mobile communication and computation, from the physical network layer through to the applications that run on mobile devices. You will gain a full understanding of the web and cloud computing infrastructure, as core modules give you a foundation in key topics like systems programming and data communications. A range of optional modules will then allow you to focus on topics that suit your interests and career plans, from cloud computing to embedded systems design and high speed web architecture.

Entry requirements

A Bachelor's degree with 2.1 (Honours) in electronic engineering, computing or physics. Applicants with a 2.2 Honours degree will be considered if they can demonstrate substantial relevant work experience or specific competence in low-level programming. We also welcome and accept students with a wide range of international equivalent qualifications.

Course modules

Modules include: Research project; systems programming; data communications and networks security. Optional modules (choose 6): Advanced distributed systems; mobile application development; cloud computing; semantic technologies and applications; high speed internet architecture; digital media engineering; optical communication networks; graph theory (structure and algorithms).

Sponsorship information

Scholarships worth up to £3,000 available.


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

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

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School of Computing
Telephone number: 
0113 343 5440