COMP40660 Advances in Wireless Networking

Academic Year 2023/2024

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 Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Class Test: written examination Varies over the Trimester n/a Other No


Continuous Assessment: practical assignments Varies over the Trimester n/a 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?

Not yet recorded.

Name Role
Dr Pasika Ranaweera Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Bartlomiej Siniarski Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - 20, 21, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33 Mon 11:00 - 12:50
Practical Offering 1 Week(s) - 20, 21, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33 Mon 13:00 - 14:50