Research course


Anglia Ruskin University · Faculty of Science and Engineering

Entry requirements

MPhil: You’ll need a Bachelor degree or equivalent with first or upper second class honours, in a related subject area.

PhD: You’ll need a Master degree or equivalent in a related subject area.

Please note we consider most candidates for PhD with progression from MPhil. If you want to apply for direct entry to the PhD route, you’ll also need to provide academic justification for this with your application.

For more details please visit the university website.

Months of entry

January, September, April

Course content

Based in a start-of-the-art laboratory, we have wide-ranging interests, with a current emphasis on wireless mobile issues such as quality of service and security.

We work with organisations such as BAe Systems, Nova Investa and Intelligent Sensor Limited and we belong to a European consortium specialising in satellite and 3G communications.

We can provide you with high-quality supervision in many research fields, including:

  • Wireless mobile systems quality of service and security
  • Wireless mobile networking simulation
  • Protocols and bandwidth management
  • Ad-hic wireless LANs and MANs
  • Wireless fading modelling and measurements
  • Distributed computing and databases in wireless environments
  • RF circuit design
  • Active noise cancellation
  • E-Learning software development
  • RF control systems and security systems
  • Engineering management
  • Biological neuron impulses
  • Authentication and encryption
  • Signal processing
  • Social networks

For more details please visit the university website.

Information for international students

We welcome applications from international and EU students, and accept a range of international qualifications.

Fees and funding

For more details about fees, fundings and scholarships please visit the university website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
24 - 60 months
part time
36 - 72 months


full time
18 - 36 months
part time
30 - 48 months

Further details of qualification

You will attend three levels of postgraduate training and many career seminars during your research programme. Our Employability & Careers Service has strong links with employers and access to a wide range of local, regional, national and international graduate opportunities.

Course contact details

Admissions Customer Service
01245 686868