MSc in Mobile and High Speed Telecommunication Networks
The Mobile and High Speed Telecommunication Networks course is designed to provide you with in-depth knowledge of modern high-speed telecommunication systems and to enhance your professional development in the rapidly expanding field of personal communications.
The course has two main components: 2G - 4G mobile communications, and fixed high-speed and multi-service networks. Emphasis is given to developing essential industrial and commercial skills. The project is a major element of the course and gives you the opportunity to enhance your career prospects by acquiring in-depth knowledge of a key aspect of telecommunications technology.
Graduates from the course have the skills to pursue careers in many areas of the telecommunications and wider IT industries.
Teaching is based in our purpose-designed engineering building on the Wheatley Campus.
Teaching learning and assessment
The taught modules include lectures, seminars, library and internet research, and practical design and experimentation. Assessments include coursework exercises, presentations, essays and examinations (maximum 50% for taught modules).
Teaching staff include experienced academic staff and recent recruits from the telecommunications industry. Visiting speakers give you relevant and up-to-date developments from within the industry.
Our MSc students come from all over the world and follow careers in many countries after their graduation. They are engaged in activities such as 3G network design, WiMax and LTE roll-out, handset compliance, DVB-H planning, communications software development and university lecturing. Many of them have commented on how the course content and training enabled their careers to flourish.
You should normally hold a first degree equivalent to at least a British lower second-class bachelor’s degree in telecommunications, electronics or a computing-related discipline. If you have relevant professional experience this can also be considered.
English language requirements