Taught course

Telecommunication and Wireless Systems Management

Institution
Queen Mary, University of London · Electronic Engineering
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

An upper second class degree is normally required, usually in electronic engineering, computer science, maths or a related discipline. Students with a good lower second class degree may be considered on an individual basis. Applicants with unrelated degrees will be considered if there is evidence of equivalent industrial experience.

For international students we require English language qualifications IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 92 (internet based).

Students from outside of the UK help form a global community here at Queen Mary. For detailed country specific entry requirements please visit the International section of our website. If your first language is not English, you must provide evidence of your English language proficiency. Find out more about our English language entry requirements.

If you do not meet language or scholarly requirements it might be possible for you to undertake foundation or pre-sessional programmes that will prepare you for the masters programme. For more information, please contact the Admissions Office.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The internet has developed at an astounding rate, connecting people in ways that we could never have imagined. On this programme you will study the advanced communications theory that underpins the science of networking, focusing on physical layer network communications, information theory and coding.

This programme prepares you for a career in telecommunications and its applications, for example the integration of voice and data applications, within a business context. The programme combines in-depth coverage of the main technical aspects of telecommunications with advanced business modules. At the end of the programme you will be equipped with the skills needed for a wide range of jobs in the expanding telecommunications industry, with emphasis on those that are relevant to business/financial needs, particularly in the small business and start-up sector.

This programme will:

  • Provide an in-depth understanding of the key issues in next generation, all-packet networking
  • Cover quality of service-enabled transport; support for generalized mobility; ubiquitous provision of services to users; core network consolidation
  • Provide advanced communications theory to underpin the science
  • Address probabilistic methods for network performance evaluation, and network security
  • Provide an in-depth treatment of mobile networks from WCDMA 3G to LTE and LTE-Advanced
  • Address the new areas of sensor networks and Internet of Things
  • Teach you Java programming

Information for international students

Please see here for more information.

Fees and funding

Please see here for more information.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science
Email
eecs-msc-enquiries@qmul.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7882 7333