University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Wireless Communications

This popular, intensive programme, taught in our world-leading Southampton Wireless research group, covers all the technologies that contribute to mobile speech and data communications. Our graduates have found employment in the industrial and academic sectors, with many undertaking PhD research.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree or higher (or equivalent) in an appropriate subject discipline such as mathematics, physics, engineering or computer science. Applicants whose 1st language is not English will be required to pass an approved English test. Normally IELTS 6.5 overall with at least 6.0 in each competency.

Course modules

Semester one: Research Skills and Practices; Digital Coding and Transmission; Signal Processing; Radio Communications Engineering
Semester two: Wireless and Mobile Networks; Personal Multimedia Communications; Advanced Wireless Communication Networks and Systems; Integrated RF Transceiver Design; Advanced Systems and Signal Processing; Cryptography, Quantum Devices and Technology Plus three-month independent research project culminating in a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Highfield Campus Southampton SO17 1BJ South East

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