Taught course

Networked Comunications

Loughborough University · School of Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering

Entry requirements

Lower second class (2:2) honours degree in electronic / electrical engineering, computer engineering, physics or an equivalent qualification.

Months of entry


Course content

Engineers with a good knowledge of mobile communications systems are much sought after and careers in this industry offer both high rewards and opportunities to work on the latest technical advances.

We work closely with industry and understand the skills and knowledge required to operate successfully in this field.

Our specialised curriculum comprehensively covers the principles and techniques involved. It will equip you with the toolset needed to design and develop next generation mobile communication and wireless systems. As fresh technologies emerge in this ever-expanding field, you will have the essential formal theory and confidence in your practical skills to support your long-term career development.

All modules are compulsory

Semester 1

  • MATLAB as a Scientific Programming Language
  • Communication Networks
  • Personal Radio Communications
  • Channel Coding for Networks

Semester 2

  • Research Project
  • Communication Network Security
  • Mobile Network Technologies
  • Advanced Networks
  • Advanced Individual Project

Information for international students

English Language requirements: overall 6.5 with not less than 6.0 in the individual Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking tests or TOEFL (ibt) 92 overall Listening 21, Reading 21, Writing 22 and Speaking 22. http://www.lboro.ac.uk/international/englang/index.htm

Fees and funding


Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)1509 222 496