5G Advanced Communications (Taught) University of Strathclyde


The course brings together multimedia concepts and standards, wireless and fixed broadband communication systems and protocols, multimedia programming concepts, internet and web applications, and programming paradigms; these foundations are unified through system design issues within taught classes, hands-on or self-directed case study assignments and extended project work.

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  • Location

    University of Strathclyde

  • Start date

    September 2017

  • Duration

    12 months

Course details


Compulsory modules: Digital signal processing principles; advanced digital signal processing principles; embedded systems design; image and video processing; assignment and professional studies; research project / internship.

Elective modules: Power electronics, machines and applications; power system design, operation and protection; high voltage technology and electromagnetic compatibility; information transmission and security; communications networks; control principles; advanced power system analysis and protection; power electronic for energy and drive control; power system economics, markets and asset management; wind energy and distributed energy resources; control techniques; software engineering.

Assessment method

A variety of assessment techniques are used throughout the course. You'll complete at least six modules. Each module has a combination of written assignments, individual and group reports, oral presentations, practical lab work and, where appropriate, an end-of-term exam.

Entry requirements

A first or good second-class UK Honours degree or equivalent overseas qualification in electronic, electrical or communications engineering, or a related subject from a recognised academic institution. Candidates whose first language is not English or who have not undertaken their undergraduate course in the UK must possess a recent UKBA-recognised English qualification.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £5,500 Year 1
International £18,000 Year 1
England £9,000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,000 Year 1
Scotland £5,500 Year 1
Wales £9,000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.