University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Mobile Communications Systems

This programme gives you a thorough understanding of the engineering aspects of this rapidly developing field, as well as new emerging systems for the support of broadband mobile Internet. We have a wide range of testbeds available for projects, including wireless networking, wireless sensors, satellite networking, and security testbeds, future internet testbed and cloud infrastructure. We also have a wide range of software tools for assignments and project work, including OPNET, NS2/3, Matlab, C, C++ and various system simulators. Some projects can offer the opportunity to work with industry.

Course modules

Example module listing: digital communications; fundamentals of mobile communications; principles of telecommunications and packet networks; RF systems and circuit design; internet of things; applied mathematics for communication systems; data and internet networking; advanced signal processing; advanced mobile communication systems C; network and service management and control; operating systems for mobile systems programming; mobile applications and web services; advanced 5g wireless technologies; standard project.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include a dissertation and projects.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 - 12 Months

Campus details

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

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