Taught course

Telecommunications and Wireless Systems

University of Liverpool · Department of Electrical Engineering and Electronics

Entry requirements

The indicative entry requirement is an Honours degree in an engineering, physical sciences or computer sciences subject at a level of 2:2 or above for taught programmes and a level of 2:1 or above for research programmes. The above criteria should be used as a guide. Each application is assessed individually to reflect students' qualifications with respect to requirements for each individual programme.

Months of entry


Course content

On this well-established MSc programme you'll develop advanced knowledge and skills in the key aspects of microelectronics and telecommunications.

The content is updated annually to maintain industry relevance and reflect the latest developments.

This programme can be studied full- or part-time. The first two sections consist of lectures, laboratory classes and seminars, with a final section devoted to individually supervised project.

We cover the following core (compulsory) topics during the MSc:-

  • microprocessor hardware and software technology
  • signal processing
  • cellular radio communications systems
  • related topics.

In addition you can choose from the following options to take account of your interests:-

  • optical fibre systems
  • radio propagation
  • communication signal processing
  • neural networks
  • integrated circuit design

Part-time study is in co-operation with the students’ employers. Please contact the Programme Director before applying.


Your project work will earn you 75 credits towards your MSc degree. This includes 15 credits allocated to course work relating to report-writing skills. The project's examined by dissertation.

In your work you'll need to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of your topic, mastery of research techniques, and the ability to analyse assembled data and assess outcomes.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

PG Recruitment
+44 (0)151 794 5927