Course syllabus

Avancerad telekommunikation
Advanced Telecommunication

ETSN01, 7,5 credits, A (Second Cycle)

Valid for: 2012/13
Decided by: Education Board 1
Date of Decision: 2012-03-19

General Information

Main field: Communication Systems.
Compulsory for: MWIR1
Elective for: C4, C4-ks, D4, D4-ks, E3, E3-ks, I4, I4-pvs
Language of instruction: The course will be given in English


The course gives a deep understanding and solid knowledge about the design of advanced systems for wireless communication, regarding both public systems (GSM, W-CDMA, LTE) and wireless local networks (WLAN, Bluetooth, Ad-Hoc, and mesh networks). The students also get hands-on experience of implementing services in a mobile terminal.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must


The course gives a deep understanding of principles and technologies that are the foundation of mobile communication systems. The course covers both public systems (GSM, W-CDMA, LTE) and technologies for wireless local networks (WLAN, Ad-Hoc, and mesh networks). The course also gives an understanding of how these systems integrate more and more, advantages and disadvantages as well as problems and their solutions in connection with this integration.

The course is divided into two sections:

More in detail the course covers the following subjects:

Examination details

Grading scale: TH
Assessment: The course assessment is divided in two sections, a written exam and a project assignment. The grade of the course is based on the written exam, and can be improved by strong performance in the project.

Code: 0111. Name: Examination.
Credits: 5. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Written exam.
Code: 0211. Name: Project.
Credits: 2,5. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Accepted project. Contents: Implementing services in mobile terminals.


Required prior knowledge: Basic knowledge in communication systems corresponding to ETS052 Computer Communication or ETS150 Data Communication.
The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: ETS190

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Professor Ulf Körner,
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