MSc (Eng) Telecommunications and Wireless Systems


This MSc programme will develop your knowledge and skills to an advanced level in key aspects of telecommunications and wireless systems.

The course content is updated annually to maintain industry relevance and to reflect the latest developments in the industry.

This programme can be studied full- or parttime. The first two sections consist of lectures, laboratory classes and seminars, with a final section devoted to an individually supervised project.

You will study the following core (compulsory) topics during the MSc:

  • Wireless systems and designs
  • Communication networks and security
  • Research skills and management
  • Signal processing
  • Cellular radio communications systems related topics.

In addition you can choose from the following options to take account of your interests:

  • Optical fibre systems
  • Radio propagation and antennas
  • Communication signal processing
  • Neural networks
  • Integrated circuit design.

Part-time study is in co-operation with the students’ employers. Please contact the Programme Director before applying.

Career prospects

This course provides you with the opportunity to develop the skills and personal qualities required to support your career profile in the telecommunications field. Well qualified telecoms engineering graduates are in high demand and as a graduate, you will be able to pursue careers involving in such as:

  • Design and development of RF and microwave devices
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Wireless Communications and Networking
  • Cyber security

The majority of our graduates are in roles directly related to their studies and working in programming, telecommunications engineering, and network management. Some of our graduates have gone on to work in companies such as:

  • Huawei
  • EE
  • Imagination Technologies
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  • Advanced Signal Processing
  • Communications Networks
  • Engineering Programming
  • Research Skills and Project Management
  • Radio Propagation for Wireless Systems
  • MSc Project
  • Information Theory and Coding
  • Wireless Systems and Cad Designs
  • Digital and Wireless Communications
  • Image Processing
  • Advanced Embedded Systems
  • Advanced Systems Modelling and Control
  • Integrated Circuits - Concepts and Design
  • Photonics and Optical Information Systems
  • Rf Engineering and Applied Electromagnetics
  • Antennas
  • Electromagnetic Compatibility
  • Mobile Communications and Security
  • Plasma System Engineering
  • £26,350 Per Year

    International student tuition fee

    1 Year


    Sep 2024

    Start Month

    Aug 2024

    Application Deadline

    Upcoming Intakes

    • September 2024

    Mode of Study

    • Full Time