Taught course

Mobile Communications and Smart Networking

University of Southampton · Electronics and Computer Science

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Entry requirements

A UK bachelor’s degree with a minimum (2:1) degree (or equivalent) in Communication Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or in a closely related subject, and 2:1 in the required modules. The required modules are: digital signal processing, communication principles (communication engineering/wireless communications), maths, probability theory.

Months of entry


Course content

Wireless communications has played a key role in creating the world as we know it and future networks will have to support and intelligently manage a massive number of IoT devices in realtime. On this one-year MSc you'll be prepared to become a capable wireless engineer building core areas of expertise, from understanding the fundamentals of wireless transmission, coding and signal processing to building wireless transceivers and designing intelligent wireless networks. You'll be learning the most up to date knowledge as our course is regularly updated to reflect the evolution of academic research and industry requirements.

Information for international students

All applicants must demonstrate they possess at least a minimum standard of English language proficiency: Band C, IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all components.

Fees and funding

Scholarships, bursaries, sponsorships or grants may be available to support you through your course. Funding opportunities available to you are linked to your subject area and/or your country of origin. These can be from the University of Southampton or other sources.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Enquiries
+44 (0)23 8059 2630