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Communication systems and services

Individual course

Max amount of FITech students: 20

The course is about the fundamentals of mobile communication systems, such as the link-level and system-level concepts. Characteristics of present and future wireless communications systems, 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G and the role of standards are also part of the course.

After completing the course, students get quantitative understanding of fundamentals of mobile communication systems, such as the link-level and system-level concepts. Student also get the understanding of characteristics of present and future mobile communications system, 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G.

Course material

Lecture handouts.

Teaching schedule

  • Lectures on Mondays and Tuesdays at 14:15–16. Lectures are recorded.
  • Practice sessions on Fridays at 14:15–16.
  • Exam 25.5.2022 at 16–18.

The course is organised as contact or online teaching depending on the current pandemic situation.

Completion methods

Close book exam or weekly exercises (depending on the current pandemic situation).

More information in the University of Jyväskylä study guide.

You can get a digital badge after completing this course.

mobile communication systems, radio access networks, wireless channels, 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G

Responsible teacher

University of Jyväskylä
Zheng Chang

Further information about the course and studying

University of Jyväskylä
Annemari Auvinen

Contact person for applications

FITech Network University
Fanny Qvickström, Student services specialist
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5G technology
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Host university:
University of Jyväskylä
Study is open for:
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General prerequisites:
Basic familiarity with modern telecommunication technologies and some mathematics.
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