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Mobile Media Communications MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Telecommunications Mobile Computing (Communications And Networking)

Course type


Course Summary

Our MSc in Mobile Media Communications will equip you with skills and knowledge that are highly valued by prospective employers. By studying at Surrey, your learning will be informed by the latest developments in 5G technology. Our MSc in Mobile Media Communications explores the intricacies and nuances surrounding transmission and delivery of audio and video content. We place particular emphasis on networking and data compression and the foundations of pattern recognition. Our course also covers the core details of mobile communication systems, so that you can understand and learn whole systems. Knowledge of both image and sound processing and communication systems is supported by two strong research centres that have renowned, forward-thinking knowledge in the field. Graduates have wide access to the media, communications and broadcasting industries, where demand is high for skilled engineers in signal processing.

Different course options

Full time | University of Surrey | 12 months | OCT

Study mode

Full time


12 months

Start date



This module will develop a range of topics relating to media broadcast and webcast systems, including capture, compression, transmission and monitoring technologies for audio and video content. It will analyse the latest developments in component technologies, systems, services, and key international standards (ISO/MPEG, ITU) enabling the latest phenomenal growth in the industry. Using lectures, worked examples, and tutorial exercises participating students will gain the must-have knowledge and skills to succeed professionally.

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

Students need to have a minimum of a 2:2 UK honours degree in either Communication Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Information and Communication Technologies, Physics or Telecommunication Engineering, or a recognised equivalent international qualification. We'll also consider relevant work experience if they don't meet these requirements.

University information

The University of Surrey is proud of the cultural diversity of its international community. Over 3,500 postgraduate students, from more than 120 countries across the globe, come to Surrey each year. As a research-led university, Surrey's outstanding contributions benefit society as a whole and address major global challenges. The research-intensive learning environment makes it the perfect choice if you want to study somewhere where you can...more