Mobile Communications MSc
- Entry requirements: 2:1 (or above)
- Year of entry: 2017
- Full-time: 1 year
- Location: Loughborough
- Part-time: Not available
- School: Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering
Engineers with a good knowledge of mobile communications systems are much sought after and careers in this industry offer both high rewards and opportunities to work on the latest technical advances.
Our specialised curriculum will equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to design and develop next generation mobile communication and wireless systems. As fresh technologies emerge in this ever-expanding field, you will have the essential formal theory and confidence in your practical skills to support your long term career development.
Core study areas include fundamentals of digital signal processing, personal radio communications, information theory and coding, communication channels and a specialist research project, supervised by experts in the field.
Importantly, the course is supported by the Centre for Mobile Communications Research and by way of advanced projects encourages access to staff and post-doctoral researchers who are part of our University’s thriving academic community. State-of-the-art testing and measurement systems related to communications engineering support this concentration of expertise.
An honours degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent overseas qualification in electronic/electrical engineering, computer engineering or physics.
Overseas qualification equivalencies can be found here.
All applicants for admission to Loughborough University must have a qualification in English Language before they can be admitted to any course or programme, whether their first language is English or not. Find out more here.
Modules are assessed by a combination of examinations, coursework and group work. Take a look at our modules to see what assessments you can expect to undertake.
Gaining this master’s degree shows potential employers that you have achieved the highly developed and complex levels of knowledge, and thus you are able to develop in-depth and creative responses to hardware and software technical challenges in this field.