Taught course

Wireless Communication Systems

Institution
University of Sheffield · Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Qualifications
MSc(Eng)

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree in Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, or a similar field.

We will also consider your application if you have a 2:2 or equivalent, or industry experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Study the key design aspects of a modern wireless communication system, in particular cellular mobile radio systems.

There is a current shortage of communications engineers with a comprehensive appreciation of wireless system design from RF through baseband to packet protocols.

Core modules

  • Advanced Signal Processing
  • Advanced Communication Principles
  • Antennas, Propagation and Satellite Systems
  • Mobile Networks and Physical Layer Protocols
  • Broadband Wireless Techniques
  • Wireless Packet Data Networks and Protocols
  • Major Research Project

Examples of optional modules

  • Data Coding Techniques for Communication and Storage
  • Optical Communication Devices and Systems
  • Computer Vision
  • Electronic Communication Technologies
  • Data Coding Techniques for Communication and Storage

Teaching and assessment

Research-led teaching and an individual research project. Assessment is by examinations, coursework and a project dissertation with poster presentation.

Information for international students

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Qualification and course duration

MSc(Eng)

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Nathan Porter
Email
n.porter@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)114 222 5442