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Electronic Engineering with Wireless Communications (MEng)

Master of Engineering
Length of course
4 years, starts September 2020
Course type
UCAS course code

About this course

From Wi-Fi to satellite navigation systems, wireless communications underpin the technologies we take for granted. On this degree, you’ll gain the knowledge and practical skills to meet the growing need for wireless communications professionals. You’ll study specialised topics such as signal and image processing or radio communications engineering. This accredited degree will give you access to professional registration as a Chartered Engineer.

Wireless communications covers how signals are generated, transmitted and processed. You’ll explore aspects of information theory, looking at the capacity of channels and the fundamental limits of wireless networks. Practical work includes applying software-defined radio equipment to real radio systems in the lab.

Many modules include guest speakers from industry, and our academics have close links with industry through research collaborations and their own enterprise ventures.

This degree is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

You can download the course details, including modules, in the programme specificationPDF opens in a new window (PDF, 781.88 KB).

Location and awarding body

The course location is Highfield campus in Southampton. The awarding body is University of Southampton.

Transfer between courses

You may be able to transfer between any of our electronic engineering, electrical and electronic engineering or electrical engineering courses at certain points during your degree. You'll need to discuss this with your course leader.