Taught course

Mobile and Satellite Communications

Institution
University of South Wales · University of South Wales
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A minimum 2:2 Honours degree in an engineering subject, computing, physics or mathematics. If you do not have these qualifications, we will consider your case individually.

Months of entry

September, February

Course content

A global revolution has taken place in wireless, mobile and satellite communications, the full impact of which is difficult to exaggerate. The resulting growth in mobile and satellite communications industries has created a high demand for expertise in key areas of digital, wireless, mobile and satellite communications and networking.

With significant input from industry, this course produces highly competent graduates who can fill key positions and play leading roles in shaping this rapidly evolving field. By graduation, you will be well-equipped to develop new engineering applications for the next generation of communication systems. You will also be given the chance to undertake a six-month unpaid internship*.

Your studies will include advances in antennas and propagation, digital transmission, satellite communications, mobile communications, satellite networks, wireless applications, digital signal processing and product management. All this is enriched with seminars, field trips and a period of internship* in industry. You will also learn to use the latest engineering design tools, including the Systems ToolKit (STK) used by NASA for planning space missions.

*Internships are optional and are available to fulltime students only. Internship places are limited. Students have the opportunity to work in a
participating UK company or within a Research Centre at the University.

Information for international students

The course welcomes international applicants and requires an English level of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Fees and funding

www.southwales.ac.uk/money

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12* months
part time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Enquiries and Admissions
Email
enquiries@southwales.ac.uk
Phone
03455 76 77 78
Fax
01443 654050