Why choose this course
5G and future generation communication systems will connect almost anything in the world around us. Like the invention of air travel and the internet, it will become difficult to imagine life without it.
On our MSc in 5G and Future Generation Communication Systems, you’ll be at the forefront of this evolving, exciting sector. At Surrey, we’re internationally recognised in future connectivity – our pioneering 5G Innovation Centre is home to the world’s largest academic research group specialising in 5G communications.
Using software simulators and testbeds, our research generates new concepts in the field, transforming ideas into forward-thinking solutions for tomorrow’s world.
What you will study
Mobile communications are rapidly becoming the main telecommunications infrastructure in the world.
With technology like 5G, mobile communications will connect everything from transport to factories, homes and, of course, people themselves. Offering smarter operational efficiency in a variety of areas, this technology could improve the country’s overall productivity.
Our MSc in 5G and Future Generation Communication Systems will enable you to understand the engineering aspects of this rapidly developing field, as well as emerging systems for the support of broadband mobile internet.
Surrey is home to the world’s largest academic research group in 5G communications, with founding members including the UK’s major mobile operators, so you’ll be exposed to advanced communications and study modules on both 4G and 5G technologies.
MSc - Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).
Accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology on behalf of the Engineering Council as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for registration as a Chartered Engineer. Candidates must hold a CEng accredited BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree to comply with full CEng registration requirements.
Our Department is home to the Institute for Communication Systems. This houses more than 100 researchers working across many communication technologies including ‘internet of things’, satellite, security and radio, as well as its core research hub – the 5G Innovation Centre (5GIC). Over £100 million worth of investment from government and industry is enabling 5GIC to pioneer tomorrow’s connected society and the digital economy. Your studies will be informed by some of the best innovation and research in the world.