Advanced Telecommunication and Wireless Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
  • English


With the launch of 4G wireless networks (LTE), industry vendors are competing to recruit graduates with unique combination of skills and knowledge in both wireless and broadband networking fields.

The unique features of this course are the integration of latest wireless communications and broadband networking engineering which are at the forefront of modern telecommunication systems in the industry today. Engineering employers have expressed their need for engineers with a solid grasp of the business requirements that underpin real engineering projects.

The Advanced Telecommunication and Wireless Engineering course from London South Bank University incorporates a management-related module focused on entrepreneurship and project management. This management module develops our graduates' commercial awareness and ensures that they have the skill-set valued by industry employers.As a student here you'll benefit from well-equipped telecommunications lab and Cisco equipment.


Engineers who keep abreast of new technologies in telecommunications, wireless and broadband networking are increasingly in demand.

There are diverse employment opportunities in this expanding field. Graduates could work for an equipment manufacturer, network infrastructure provider or a service provider, carrying out research, or working on the design and development projects, or production of data networks, broadband networking, optical fibre and microwave communications, wireless and mobile communications, cellular mobile networks or satellite systems. You could also pursue PhD studies after completing the course.

Programme Structure


  • Technical, research and professional skills
  • Computer network design
  • Wireless communication and satellite systems
  • Technology evaluation and commercialisation
  • Optical and microwave communications
  • Smart receivers and transmission techniques
For more information, please visit the programme website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

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Academic Requirements

In order to be considered for entry to the course applicants will be required to have the following qualifications:
  • A Bachelor degree equivalent to UK Second Class Honours Lower Division in Electrical, Electronics, Communications or Computer Engineering; or
  • Professional qualifications (e.g. CEng) along with several years of relevant industrial experience (should include analytical work). The relevant industrial experience is to be assessed by the Course Director.

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Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    12500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    8300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8300 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Part-time tuition fees:
  • UK/EU fee: £3688.89
  • International fee: £5555.56

Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


London South Bank University offers students considerable financial help through scholarships, bursaries, charitable funds, loans and other financial support. Many of our scholarships are given as direct Tuition Fee discounts.
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