Taught course

Wireless and Microwave Communication Engineering

Cardiff University · Cardiff School of Engineering

Entry requirements

An upper 2nd class UK Honours degree (or equivalent) from a British or recognised overseas university. Suitable for graduates in Electronic Engineering or a related discipline. Applicants with relevant professional experience are also considered.

Months of entry


Course content

Course Aims

To produce post-graduate specialists with essential knowledge and expertise in electronic and microwave engineering. To develop an awareness of the rapidly growing application space for microwave engineering and to use this to contribute significantly to a wide range of industry-focussed research, design and development work.

Special Features
  • This IET accredited MSc degree programme is an evolution of a successful and well-established course,that has been taught in Cardiff since 1968.
  • All teaching staff are research active, often world leading and as a result have very strong industrial links. The course is designed to develop industry-applicable skills to an advanced level
  • Both taught and research-project elements are supported by key industrial partners, including Panasonic, Agilent, EADS, Rhode & Schwarz, Freescale and NXP, many offering placements during the research project phase of the MSc.
  • Due to the industrial relevance and industry involvement of this programme, employment prospects are excellent.

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Information for international students

Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to pass IELTS exams. Minimum requirements are an IELTS score of 6.5.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Office, School of Engineering
+44 (0)29 2087 0050