2020 start
MSc

Wireless Communication Systems

Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering

Explore the theory underpinning communication systems and the latest innovations in technology. This course has a strong research and development focus.
Postgraduate electronic and electrical engineering students with equipment

Course description

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.

Teaching and learning changes for 2020-21

Due to the coronavirus pandemic we have made some changes to teaching and learning for this course in the 2020-21 academic year.

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Modules

Explore core and optional modules

Teaching

Research-led teaching and an individual research project.

Assessment

  • Examinations
  • Coursework
  • Project dissertation with poster presentation

Duration

1 year full-time

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree in electronic and electrical engineering, physics, maths and other branches of engineering involving significant mathematical competence and relevant technical modules.

We will need evidence of relevant work/practical experience or strong performance in a major individual project during your degree.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

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You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It's a quick and easy process.

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Contact

eee-mscrec@sheffield.ac.uk
+44 114 222 5442

The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.