Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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Archived Curricula Guide 2016–2018
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ETT_3005 Digital Communication Systems 5 ECTS
Organised by
Electronics and Communication Technology
Preceding studies

Learning outcomes

the course aims to provide conceptual understanding of digital communication system as a whole, purposes of its components and their interaction. It also gives basic theory and design principles so that students are able to apply them in practice during defining and design phases of digital communication system and its components. It also aims students to be able to analyze and compare the performance of various components in order to make proper system level solutions and decisions.


The course deals with digital communications system as a whole and design techniques of its different components. Topics include source coding, modulation techniques, receiver and transmitter structures, channel models and coding, multiple access schemes, Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) communication, multiuser capacity and opportunistic communication, and application examples. In the demonstration exercises, system modeling is carried out using MATLAB software.

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
  • In English
Written exam
  • In English


Numeric 0-5.

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Future Technologies
Tietotekniikan pääaine (Information and Communication Technology)
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Department of Future Technologies
DP in Computer Science
DP in Computer Science
DP Bachelor of Science in Techn.(Communication St)
DP in Information and Communication Technology
MDP in Digital Health and Life Sciences (Tech.)
Finnish Study Modules