University of Bristol

Degree level: Postgraduate

Wireless Communications and Signal Processing (Taught)

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Course summary

This MSc covers a range of advanced topics related to wireless communications and communications-related signal processing, including associated enabling technologies. It provides an excellent opportunity for you to develop the skills required for careers in some of the most dynamic fields in wireless communications. This programme builds on the internationally recognised research strengths of the Communications Systems and Networks group within the Smart Internet Lab. This group conducts pioneering research in a number of key fundamental and experimental work areas, including spatial channel measurements and predictions, information theory, advanced wireless access (cellular and WLAN) and RF technologies. The group has well-equipped laboratories with state-of-the-art test and measurement equipment and first-class computational facilities. This MSc provides in-depth training in design, analysis and management skills relevant to the theory and practice of the wireless communications industry.

Assessment method

https://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/media/postgraduate/admissions-statements/2024/msc-wireless-communications-signal-processing.pdf

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

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How to apply

International applicants

The University of Bristol welcomes applications from international students and accepts a wide range of qualifications for postgraduate study. If you study or have studied at a university outside the UK, please select the relevant page for further information on qualifications, scholarships and education representatives in your country/region: bristol.ac.uk/international/countries

Entry requirements

An upper second-class honours degree or international equivalent in Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Microelectronic Engineering, Communications Engineering, Computer Systems Engineering, Information and Communications Technologies, Telecommunications, Information Engineering, Computer Networks, Computer Science and Technologies, Optical Information Science and Technologies, Optoelectronic Information Science and Technologies & Optical Engineering. Other Engineering degrees might be considered where a minimum of 5 modules at 2.1 in electronics/communications have been achieved. We will consider applicants whose grades are slightly lower than the programme's entry requirements, if they have a relevant postgraduate qualification. If this is the case, applicants should include their CV (curriculum vitae / résumé) when they apply, showing details of their relevant work experience and/or qualifications.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £17700 Year 1
Northern Ireland £17700 Year 1
Scotland £17700 Year 1
Wales £17700 Year 1
Channel Islands £17700 Year 1
EU £34200 Year 1
International £34200 Year 1

Additional fee information

Fees are subject to an annual review. For programmes that last longer than one year, please budget for up to an 8% increase in fees each year. For more information, please view the programme page on our website.
Wireless Communications and Signal Processing at University of Bristol - UCAS