Taught course

Mobile Media Communications

University of Surrey · Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences

Entry requirements

An honours degree in electronic engineering, mathematics, computing or physical sciences. Our minimum entry level is a 2.2 from a UK university, or overseas equivalent. Relevant industrial experience will also be considered.

Months of entry


Course content

The delivery of media content relies on many layers of sophisticated signal engineering that can process images, video, speech and audio – and signal processing is at the heart of all multimedia systems.

Our Mobile Media Communications programme explains the algorithms and intricacies surrounding transmission and delivery of audio and video content. Particular emphasis is given to networking and data compression, in addition to the foundations of pattern recognition.

Programme Structure

This programme is studied full-time over one academic year and part-time students must study at least two taught technical modules per academic year. It consists of eight taught modules and a standard project.

Example module listing

The following modules are indicative, reflecting the information available at the time of publication. Please note that not all modules described are compulsory and may be subject to teaching availability and/or student demand.

  • Object Oriented Design and C++
  • Image Processing and Vision
  • Fundamentals of Mobile Communications
  • Speech and Audio Processing and Recognition
  • Internet of Things
  • Data and Internet Networking
  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
  • Mediacasting
  • AI and AI Programming
  • Advanced Signal Processing
  • Image and Video Compression
  • Advanced Mobile Communication Systems
  • Standard Project

Information for international students

IELTS 6.5 overall, 6.0 in each component (or equivalent)

We offer intensive English language pre-sessional courses, designed to take you to the level of English ability and skill required for your studies here.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

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