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Wireless Communication Systems MSc

Wireless Communication Systems MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Mobile Communications Systems

Course type


Course Summary


Brunel’s Wireless Communication Systems MSc degree is a distinctive course that has been developed to equip you with detailed technical knowledge of current practice in wireless systems and networks.

You will study both the fundamentals and the latest innovations in wireless communication systems. You’ll explore new techniques in the upcoming 5G systems, including massive MIMO cloud and fog computing and big data analysis using smart systems.

Access is available to modern technical facilities including computer, electronics, and power and control laboratories where you’ll work on your lab exercises. The latest industry standard engineering software packages are available for you to use in purpose-built computer laboratories.

During your studies, you will benefit from guest lectures delivered by industry professionals. You’ll participate in conferences and deliver poster presentations on your research work. This allows you to network and exchange ideas with experts in wireless communication systems.

Our MSc wireless communication systems degree is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). This professional engineering institution ensures that your degree meets the academic requirement to qualify as a professional engineer. This accredited MSc degree in wireless communication systems fully meets the educational requirement for progression to Chartered Engineer (CEng) status. It is studied full-time over one year.

Course content

You will study the taught modules in the first two terms and then spend four months working on your dissertation. The dissertation is an advanced investigation into a current real world challenge relating to wireless communication systems.

Careers and your future

A wireless communication systems degree from Brunel will equip you with the broad knowledge and skills relevant to the rapidly expanding and fast-moving wireless communications sector.

Brunel’s closeness to the highest concentration of the UK’s information engineering and telecommunications industry – in London and along the M4 corridor – means our careers network is second to none.

Our graduates have been recruited by a wide range of wireless and communications equipment manufacturers, vendors, service providers, and end users.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



This module aims at familiarising the students with the principles of project control and management. It provides a systematic approach to project control and management by deploying the tools and transferring the skills for controlling and managing of projects.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

A 2:2 (or above) UK Honours degree, or equivalent internationally recognised qualification, in Electrical or Electronic Engineering; Physics; Maths or Computer Science. Other qualifications and relevant experience will be assessed on an individual basis.