EEEN3005J Communication Theory

Academic Year 2024/2025

Restriction: Beijing-based students only.

This module introduces the theory behind communication at the physical layer. The basic problem is to transfer information with acceptable quality over an imperfect channel. Topics include: baseband transmission of analogue signals; noise, distortion and other impairments; modulation and demodulation of analogue signals; baseband transmission of digital signals; modulation and detection of digital signals.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

An undersstanding of:
- baseband transmission of analogue signals
- noise, distortion and other impairments
- modulation and demodulation of analogue signals
- baseband transmission of digital signals
- basic modulation and detection of digital signals.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours




Autonomous Student Learning




Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Lectures where material is explained coupled with Labs where the students see first had the principles.
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Additional Information:
This module is delivered overseas and is not available to students based at the UCD Belfield or UCD Blackrock campuses

Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade In Module Component Repeat Offered

Not yet recorded.

Carry forward of passed components
Resit In Terminal Exam
Summer Yes - 2 Hour
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.