Taught course

Mobile Communications and Smart Networking

University of Southampton · School of Electronics and Computer Science

Entry requirements

UK bachelors degree with upper second-class honours or higher in electronic/electrical engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or a closely related subject.(See website for specific details and international equivalent qualifications.) English language: band C, IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all components.

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. This programme prepares you to become a capable wireless engineer building core areas of expertise, from understanding the fundamentals of wireless transmission and coding and signal processing to building wireless transceivers, as well as designing and analysing intelligent wireless networks. It is regularly updated to reflect the evolution of academic
research and industry requirements.

Compulsory modules include: Digital Coding and Transmission; Radio Communications Engineering; Signal Processing; MSc Research Project and Dissertation; Project Preparation
Optional modules include: Advanced Systems and Signal Processing; Advanced Wireless Communications Networks and Systems; Cryptography; Future Wireless Techniques; Machine Learning for Wireless Communications; Wireless and Mobile Networks

Information for international students


Fees and funding


Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Physical Sciences and Engineering
+44 (0)23 8059 2630