Short course calendar


16 April 2018 - 27 April 2018

The aims of this module is to provide a comprehensive introduction to antennas and their functioning, as well as provide practical experience in design and measurement of antennas. On completion of this module students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the function of antennas used in communications systems and understand practical issues associated with antenna design. 

More information, including content, assessment and learning time can be found here:

Course details

Course code
Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Two weeks
Course leader
Prof. Yiannis Vardaxoglou
Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering
Places available
Subject to availability - please contact


Target audience
This course is for practising engineers who wish to gain a grounding antennas and their functions.
Previous experience
To get the most out of this course you will be a graduate engineer or have appropriate industrial experience.


30% Design based Coursework: The lab-based project has the form of a design and measurement of a planar antenna with an assessed report. 70% Exam:


Course fee
Please contact or see costing table central CPD web-pag
Accommodation costs
Not included
Accommodation information
A variety of on and off campus accommodation to suit different budgets is available from imago, our conference and events service. Go to


Cancellations: in the event of cancellation by the delegate, an administration fee of £250.00 for each student place is levied.  Cancellations must be received at least 10 working days prior to the start of the course.  We regret that no refund of course fees can be made for cancellations received after this date. 

To apply for a refund you must inform us, in writing, and provide written evidence of the original payment as refunds will only be paid to the account from where it originated. 

The University also reserves the right to make reasonable alterations to the content of the course.  In the event of cancellation by the University, fees will be refunded in full.  It does not accept liability for costs incurred by delegates or their organisations for cancellation of travel arrangements and/or accommodation.