Taught course

Wireless Communications

University of Southampton · School of Electronics and Computer Science

Entry requirements

A UK bachelor’s degree with upper second-class honours or higher. (See website for specific details and international equivalent qualifications.) English language: band 2c, 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; Research Skills and Practice; 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 and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

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