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Wireless communications I

Individual course

Max amount of FITech students: 30

Persons without a valid study right to a Finnish university have preference to this course.

Course contents

  • Radio channel models
  • Digital modulation and detection methods
  • Carrier and symbol synchronisation
  • Performance of digital modulation in AWGN and fading channel
  • Diversity techniques
  • Coding for wireless channel
  • Multicarrier modulation
  • Spread spectrum
  • Cellular systems

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, the student

  • can analyse the performance of multilevel digital modulation methods in AWGN channel
  • can explain the effect of fading channel on the performance of the modulation method and can analyse the performance
  • recognises and understand suitable diversity methods for fading channel and related combining methods
  • understands and can explain coding methods for wireless channels
  • recognises different wideband systems
  • understands the cellular system principle.

Completion methods

The course can be completed fully online by studying independently.

  • Lectures are organised on campus (recordings available)
  • Exercises in campus&zoom (recordings available)
  • Minor exams (only during lecture period) or exam in Moodle

Changes to the teaching methods are possible.

More information on the University of Oulu course page.

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Telecommunication Engineering WCII

Responsible teachers

University of Oulu
Jari Iinatti
University of Oulu
Timo Kokkonen

Further information about the course and studying

University of Oulu
FITech contact person Oulu

Contact person for applications

FITech Network University
Fanny Qvickström, Student services specialist
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ICT Studies
5G technology,
Wireless technology
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University of Oulu
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General prerequisites:
Bachelor level knowledge in Telecommunication Engineering.
Course suitable for:
Adult learners who have previous studies or work experience in communications. Master's students or comparable in communications.
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