MSc(Eng) Wireless Communication Systems
Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering
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About the course
|September 2016 start||
Course description 2016
Accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
Study the key design aspects of a modern wireless communication system, in particular cellular mobile radio systems. There is a current shortage of communications engineers with a comprehensive appreciation of wireless system design from RF through baseband to packet protocols.
Industry needs graduates with specialist skills to drive research and development. Sheffield is one of a very small group of UK universities with the expertise to meet this demand.
Our MSc(Eng) has a strong r&d bias. There are lectures, laboratories and seminars. We assess you on exams, coursework and a project dissertation.
1 year full-time
|September 2017 start||
Course description 2017
Study the key design aspects of a modern wireless communication system, in particular cellular mobile radio systems.
There is a current shortage of communications engineers with a comprehensive appreciation of wireless system design from RF through baseband to packet protocols.
Examples of optional modules
Teaching and assessment
Research-led teaching and an individual research project. Assessment is by examinations, coursework and a project dissertation with poster presentation.
1 year full-time
A 2:1 honours degree in Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, or a similar field from a good UK university or equivalent international degree qualification.
If you have a 2:2 or equivalent, or industry experience, we’ll give your application individual consideration.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It is a quick and easy process.
If you'd like to know more about any aspect of our courses, contact us:
Dr Nathan Porter
The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.