University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Mobile and Satellite Communications

**Why choose this course** Mobile and satellite technology keeps us connected, helping to drive and coordinate the modern world that we know and sometimes take for granted. Our course will directly involve you with the exciting research and innovation that is continuously evolving in this field. At Surrey, we are recognised the world over for our influential work with satellite communications, broadcasting, terrestrial mobile networks and the internet: essential components of communication and pillars of modern life and modern business. Our MSc in Mobile and Satellite Communications will be taught to you by academics and researchers with extensive practical experience and theoretical expertise. **What you will study** Mobile communications provide terrestrial coverage in densely populated areas, while satellite communications enable wireless communication in regions where mobile networking is not as cost-effective. Our MSc in Mobile and Satellites Communications will give you an in-depth understanding of the engineering aspects of these important contemporary technologies and the exciting future which is yet to come. We have valuable contacts with major satellite manufacturers, operators and service providers, and we're truly proud to be a major hub for up-to-the-minute communications technology research. Surrey is also home to the world's largest academic research group in 5G communications. Our forward-thinking powerhouse, the 5G Innovation Centre, was founded by major thinkers and contributors within the international communications industry, including the UK's major mobile operators. They concentrate on the creation of mobile communications and wireless technology which is capable of meeting the needs of the digital economy and the world of tomorrow.

Entry requirements

MSc: A minimum of a 2:2 UK honours degree in either Communication Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Information and Communication Technologies, Physics or Telecommunication Engineering, or a recognised equivalent international qualification. We'll also consider relevant work experience if you don't meet these requirements. English language requirements IELTS Academic: 6.5 overall with 6.0 in Writing and 5.5 in each other element.

Course modules

Modules listed are indicative, reflecting the information available at the time of publication. Please note that modules may be subject to teaching availability, student demand and/or class size caps. FULL-TIME Year 1 (full-time) 60 CREDIT STANDARD PROJECT - Core APPLIED MATHEMATICS FOR COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS - Optional DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS - Compulsory FUNDAMENTALS OF MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS - Compulsory PRINCIPLES OF TELECOM AND PACKET NETWORKS - Optional RF SYSTEMS AND CIRCUIT DESIGN - Optional SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS FUNDAMENTALS - Compulsory ADVANCED 5G WIRELESS TECHNOLOGIES - Optional ADVANCED MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS - Compulsory ADVANCED SATELLITE COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUES - Compulsory ADVANCED SIGNAL PROCESSING - Optional DATA & INTERNET NETWORKING - Optional NETWORK AND SERVICE MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL - Optional OPERATING SYSTEM FOR MOBILE SYSTEMS PROGRAMMING - Optional Optional modules for Year 1 (full-time) - FHEQ Levels 6 and 7 A full-time student must choose: ONE in Semester 1 TWO in Semester 2 PART-TIME Unstructured (3-5 years) 60 CREDIT STANDARD PROJECT - Core APPLIED MATHEMATICS FOR COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS - Optional DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS - Compulsory FUNDAMENTALS OF MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS - Compulsory PRINCIPLES OF TELECOM AND PACKET NETWORKS - Optional RF SYSTEMS AND CIRCUIT DESIGN - Optional SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS FUNDAMENTALS - Compulsory ADVANCED 5G WIRELESS TECHNOLOGIES - Optional ADVANCED MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS - Compulsory ADVANCED SATELLITE COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUES Compulsory ADVANCED SIGNAL PROCESSING - Optional DATA & INTERNET NETWORKING - Optional NETWORK AND SERVICE MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL - Optional OPERATING SYSTEM FOR MOBILE SYSTEMS PROGRAMMING - Optional

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 - 12 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 - 60 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site GU2 7XH South East

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