University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Mobile and Satellite Communications

Mobile communications provide terrestrial coverage in densely populated areas, while satellite communications enable wireless communication in regions where mobile networking is not cost-effective. The programme gives you an in-depth understanding of the engineering aspects of these important current and future technologies.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree in electronic engineering, mathematics, computing or physical sciences. Our minimum entry level is a 2.2 from a good UK university, or overseas equivalent. Relevant industrial experience will also be considered.
Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or above with a minimum of 6.0 in each component.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: Digital communications; dissertation; mobile communications A; mobile communications B; satellite communications A; satellite communications B. Optional modules: Advanced signal processing; data and internet networking; mathematics of signal processing; mobile applications and web services; network and service management and control; operating systems for mobile systems programming; principles of telecommunications and packet networks; RF systems and circuit design.

Sponsorship information

GREAT Surrey Scholarships: Enabling you to gain a deep insight into a specialised field by studying in a research-focused institution with close links to industry, a Master's qualification in Engineering from the University of Surrey gives you a significant advantage in your future career. For selected postgraduate courses starting in 2015, the University is offering graduates from India the opportunity to apply for 1 of 10 scholarships worth £3,000 through the GREAT Scholarships (India programme).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 900 per Credit (England) 60 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,000 per Credit (International) 60 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 900 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 60 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 900 per Credit (Scotland) 60 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 900 per Credit (Wales) 60 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Surrey Guildford GU2 7XH South East

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