MSc — 2024 entry 5G and Future Generation Communication Systems

Our 5G and Future Generation Communication Systems MSc degree equips you with the skills and knowledge needed to design, implement, and manage cutting-edge communication networks that will shape the future of connectivity.

UK students: you can apply by 1 September 2024

Key course information

Typical offer
2:2 minimum
Start date
September 2024
1 year
UK fees
Overseas fees
Stag Hill

Why choose
this course?

5G, 6G and future generation communication systems will connect almost anything in the world around us. Like the invention of electricity and the internet, it will become difficult to imagine life without it.

This MSc will put you at the forefront of this evolving and exciting sector. At Surrey, we’re internationally recognised in future connectivity – our pioneering 5G/6G Innovation Centre is home to the world’s largest academic research group specialising in 5G, 6G and satellite communications, internet of things, UAV communications, connected transportation, and artificial intelligence for communications.

Using software simulators, hardware and a unique testbed on campus, our research generates new concepts in the field, transforming ideas into forward-thinking solutions for tomorrow’s world.

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of our electrical and electronic engineering postgraduate taught students go on to employment or further study (Graduate Outcomes 2024, HESA)

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