Mobile Computing and Communications Networks at University of Leeds - UCAS

University of Leeds

Degree level: Postgraduate

Mobile Computing and Communications Networks (Taught)

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Course summary

This course will give you a grasp of all layers needed for mobile communication and computation, from the physical network layer through to the applications that run on mobile devices. You will gain a full understanding of the web and cloud computing infrastructure, as core modules give you a foundation in key topics like systems programming and data communications. A range of optional modules will then allow you to focus on topics that suit your interests and career plans, from cloud computing to embedded systems design and high speed web architecture.


Modules include: Research project; systems programming; data communications and networks security. Optional modules (choose 6): Advanced distributed systems; mobile application development; cloud computing; semantic technologies and applications; high speed internet architecture; digital media engineering; optical communication networks; graph theory (structure and algorithms).

Assessment method

You’ll be assessed using a range of techniques including case studies, technical reports, presentations, in-class tests, assignments and exams. Optional modules may also use alternative assessment methods.

Entry requirements

A Bachelor's degree with 2.1 (Honours) in electronic engineering, computing or physics. Applicants with a 2.2 Honours degree will be considered if they can demonstrate substantial relevant work experience or specific competence in low-level programming. We also welcome and accept students with a wide range of international equivalent qualifications.

Fees and funding

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Sponsorship information

Scholarships worth up to £3,000 available.

Mobile Computing and Communications Networks at University of Leeds - UCAS