Taught course

Mobile Communications

Institution
Loughborough University · School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent international qualification) in a relevant science, technology, engineering or maths discipline.

Applicants with qualifications slightly below this level, alternative qualifications and/or professional experience will also be considered.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our specialised curriculum on the MSc Mobile Communications programme will give you the skills and knowledge you need to design and develop next generation mobile communication and wireless systems.

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.

As fresh technologies emerge in this ever-expanding field, our MSc in Mobile Communications will equip you with the essential formal theory and confidence in your practical skills to support your long-term career development. We are developing material on 4G and considering 5G.

The 5G Research Centre (5GRC) focuses on research work relevant to the future of mobile communications. As part of our Mobile Communications MSc you will be supported by the centre. Staffed by a team of enthusiastic, research-active academics supported by research fellows and research assistants and has a large population of PhD and master's students.

With recent investment in software, defined radio combined with LabView/Matlab will be available to you for your work. Software defined radio, cognitive radio and smart antennas are all important to the future of mobile.

You will benefit from our new STEMLab, including the 3D-Printing Suite, the Engineering Machine Workshop and the Electronics Laboratory. Here you will be assisted by the best engineers in the UK to create your project hardware and allow you to produce meaningful advanced results.

Who should study this programme?

Our mobile communications degree is ideal if you are looking to embark upon, or advance, a career in this fascinating and fast-growing field.

Information for international students

Fees and funding

https://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/fees-funding/

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Enquiries
Email
pgenquiries@lboro.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1509 227158