Course Title: Radio Communication Systems Engineering PG

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Radio Communication Systems Engineering PG

Credit Points: 12.00

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

Course Coordinator: Mr Michael Manh

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 2093

Course Coordinator Email:

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


Course Description

Radio Communication enables the transmission of information over wireless channels such as air in the earth’s atmosphere or vacuum in space.

In this course, students learns the principle of radio communication, the basic operation of devices that make up communication systems, and the design of a digital microwave radio relay system.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

This course enables students to:

1. Calculate the Performance of a Radio Communication System by means of a Level Diagram.

2. Design and analyse the performance of Digital Microwave Radio Relay Systems.

3. Predict Mobile Propagation Path Loss.

4. Develop Independent and Cooperative Learning, Project Management, Teamwork and Communication skills.

Overview of Learning Activities

1. Attend Lectures

2. Follow Instructions in Topic Learning Guides

3. Solve Self-Assessed Questions

4. Participate in Tutorials

5. Participate in scheduled Laboratory classes (compulsory)

6. Write Formal Laboratory Reports (compulsory)

7. Participate in Group Project (compulsory)

8. Write Group Project Report and give Powerpoint Presentation (compulsory)

9. Work independently of others

10. Work cooperatively with others

Overview of Learning Resources

The main learning resources include Lecture Notes, Topic Learning Guides and Prescribed Textbook.


Overview of Assessment

- Laboratory

- Assignments and Self Assessed Questions

- Group Projects

- Examination