MSc in Mobile and Wireless Communications
This MSc course has been designed to meet the needs of the telecommunications industry and to equip you with the knowledge and experience to apply to this rapidly expanding field.
The Mobile and Wireless Communications MSc at Oxford Brookes is designed to provide you with advanced knowledge of modern broadband wireless systems and personal communications. It provides in-depth coverage of 2G - 4G mobile communication networks. Allied to this is detailed coverage of other rapidly expanding wireless technologies which support developments in fields such as web browsing, sensor networks and personal area networking.
The growth of mobile and wireless communications continues at a phenomenal pace. With this growth, comes great demand for people with the skills and knowledge to support many aspects of wireless network provision. At Brookes we aim to give you the required skills and technical knowledge for a successful career in this field.
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 from business and industry help to maintain relevance to the evolution of the industry.
Laboratory facilities include the latest industry standard tools for mobile network analysis and software modelling facilities to enable network design.
Graduates from this programme have found employment with major telecommunications companies such as Vodafone, Ericsson, Alcatel and in many areas of the telecommunications and wider IT industries.
You should normally hold a first degree, equivalent to at least a British lower second-class bachelor’s degree, in an electronic engineering, communications or computing related discipline. If you have relevant professional experience this can also be considered.
English language requirements