University of Surrey

Mobile and Satellite Communications

Mobile communications provide terrestrial coverage in densely populated areas, while satellite communications enable wireless communication in regions where mobile networking is not cost-effective. The programme gives you an in-depth understanding of the engineering aspects of these important current and future technologies.

Entry requirements

A minimum 2.2 in a UK honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in Electrical or Electronic Engineering, Communication Engineering, Information and Communication Technology, Physics or a related discipline. Relevant industrial experience may also be considered.

English language requirements: IELTS Academic: 6.5 overall, 6.0 in each component (or equivalent).

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Course modules

Example module listing: digital communications; fundamentals of mobile communications; principles of telecommunications and packet networks; satellite communications fundamentals; RF systems and circuit design; applied mathematics for communication systems; data and internet networking; advanced signal processing; advanced mobile communication systems; networking and service management and control; operating systems for mobile systems programming; advanced satellite communication techniques; advanced 5g wireless technologies; 60-credit standard project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 20,500 (Year 1) International 12 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2018 9,800 (Year 1) Home/EU 12 12 Months
MSc Part-time September 2018 2,300 (Credit) International 60 60 Months
MSc Part-time September 2018 1,100 (Credit) Home/EU 60 60 Months

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