Wireless Communications Engineering, M.Sc. | University of Oulu | Oulu, Finland
M.Sc. On Campus

Wireless Communications Engineering

24 months
10000 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Wireless Communications Engineering at the University of Oulu offers an exciting opportunity get cutting-edge knowledge in wireless communications both at physical and network layers. As a Master’s degree holder, you can design, implement and develop 5G and beyond 5G systems, enabling hardware and applications.


The Centre for Wireless Communications (CWC) at the University of Oulu runs Wireless Communications Engineering programme in tight collaboration with the  6G Flagship –  the vigorous research and co-creation programme for 5G adoption and 6G innovation. As 5G enters its deployment phase, 6G Flagship supports global industry in the finalization of the 5G standard especially through joint projects, trials and demonstrations.  

At the same time, 6G Flagship experts are already working on essential technology components and solutions needed for the 2030 wireless era and seeking for major scientific breakthroughs in the interrelated domains of wireless connectivity, device and circuit technologies, distributed intelligent computing, and novel applications and services. Verticals such as Industry 4.0, Health, Energy and Autonomous Driving gain special attention in the flagship programme. 

Occupational profiles of the graduates

  • Chief Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Development Engineer
  • Maintenance Engineer
  • Patent Engineer
  • Program Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Radio Network Designer
  • Research Engineer
  • RF Engineer
  • Sales Engineer
  • System Engineer
  • Test Engineer
  • University Teacher.

Programme Structure

The programme will equip you with core knowledge and skills on the latest methods, tools and technologies related to:

  • Steerable intelligent antennas for 5G MIMO and SDMA systems
  • Communication networks
  • Computer engineering
  • Electronics
  • 5G and 6G wireless communication systems
  • Information theory
  • Stochastical and digital signal processing
  • Radio channels, and
  • Radio engineering.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students applying for the programme must possess an applicable B.Sc. degree in one of the following fields of study: communications engineering, electronics & electrical engineering, or computer engineering.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Oulu

660 - 1040 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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