University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Mobile Communications Systems

Our course gives students a thorough understanding of the theoretical and practical engineering aspects of this rapidly changing field as well as new emerging systems for support of broadband mobile internet.

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.English language requirements: IELTS minimum overall: 6.5; IELTS minimum by component: 6.0. Intensive English language pre-sessional courses, designed to take students to the level of English ability and skill required for studies are available.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: Data and internet networking; digital communications; dissertation; mobile communications A; mobile communications B; principles of telecom and packet networks. Optional modules: Advanced signal processing; mathematics of signal processing; mobile applications and web services; network and service management and control; operating systems for mobile systems programming; radio frequency (RF) systems and circuit design; satellite communications A; the internet of things.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include a dissertation and projects.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 7,400 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 17,300 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 7,400 per Academic year (EU fees) 12 months
MSc Part-time - 60 months

Campus details

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

Key information

Telephone number: 
01483 682 222