Research course


Anglia Ruskin University · Faculty of Science and Technology

Entry requirements

Candidates seeking admission to the degree of MPhil or MPhil with possibility of transfer to PhD will normally be required to hold a first or upper second class honours degree of a university, or any other institution of higher education in the UK with degree-awarding powers or a qualification which is regarded by Anglia Ruskin as equivalent to a first or upper second class honours degree.

Months of entry

January, October, June, April

Course content

The main recent focus of the Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering Research Group (ETERG) has recently been on wireless mobile systems where the quality of service and security issues have been targeted. Other specific research fields include: wireless mobile networking simulation; protocols and bandwidth management; ad-hoc wireless networks; 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; mobile security systems; authentication and encryption; signal processing and social networks.

Members of our group have worked with a number of projects including providing consultancy to BAE Systems Advanced Technology Centre in Great Baddow, Chelmsford working with Nova Investa to assist with training trainers and to revise their courses in telecommunication engineering during their training projects in the Middle East, and providing Consultancy and advice to Intelligent Sensor Limited (ISL) in radio security systems. Our group is also a member of a European Consortium in the fields of satellite and 3G wireless communications.

Information for international students

We welcome applications from International students, Please visit our website for more information

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Aside from self-funding or funding by your employer, charities and trusts (competitively sought after, as are Research Council Awards), career, graduate, and professional study loans may be available. Click: for information on educational trusts, or for bank loans at competitive rates. Alternatively, visit your local high-street bank for more information.

Qualification and course duration


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


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

Course contact details

Faculty of Science & Technology
0845 271 3333