COMP40660 Advances in Wireless Networking

Academic Year 2024/2025

Overview of current and future wireless technologies, with an emphasis on networking and application aspects; overview of mobile/cellular systems; discussion of relevant IEEE standards (e.g. 802.11 and 802.16); introduction to mobile/wireless applications.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

On successful completion of this module, the student will be able to:
1. Understand current and future-looking trends in mobile and wireless networks;
2. Have an up-to-date knowledge of important standards in mobile and wireless networking;
3. Understand and implement network modelling, simulation and/or analysis for wireless networks.

Indicative Module Content:

An overview of current and future wireless and mobile technologies.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours




Autonomous Student Learning




Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Lectures; practical sessions; formative practical exercises; practical assignments. 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Learning Recommendations:

Students should have successfully passed COMP 30040 (Networks and Internet Systems) or equivalent.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade In Module Component Repeat Offered
Quizzes/Short Exercises: online/in-class quizes (incl. MCQs) Week 6, Week 12 Graded No


Assignment(Including Essay): Induvidual and Group Assigments Week 3, Week 5, Week 7, Week 10 Graded No



Carry forward of passed components
Resit In Terminal Exam
Autumn No
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

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Name Role
Dr Sachitha Kusaladharma Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Pasika Ranaweera Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Bartlomiej Siniarski Lecturer / Co-Lecturer