Wireless Communications Techniques

TNE60005 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 60 Hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2022 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 1

28 Feb 22 - 29 May 22

5 Jul 22

Last self enrolment:
13 Mar 22

31 Mar 22

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Apr 22

Aims and objectives

This unit is designed to allow students to gain a broad understanding of the signal processing and modulation concepts and methods that underpin analogue and digital transmission for wireless communications.

Unit Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Explain common terminology, concepts, equipment and techniques of signal processing for communications K2, S1
2. Explain, justify, analyse and critically evaluate common signal processing concepts and methods A2, K3
3. Analyse signals and determine their spectra K2, S1, S2
4. Analyse the performance of various modulation methods for analogue transmission A2, S1, S2
5. Analyse the performance of various modulation methods for digital transmission A2, S1, S2
6. Evaluate the effect of noise on signal reception K2, S1
7. Assemble signal processing modules to implement communications systems K3, K6, S2