About this Course

Course Summary

Through this Higher Diploma programme, students can expect a better understanding of the ever-changing inforcomm industry. Students will be brought into real-life networking and telecommunication situations, with the need for skills to design, problem-solve, implement and manage networking systems and solutions.

Key Course Information

 Course Length   16-24 Months/ 4-6 Terms

 Modules   12 Core Modules

 Study Mode    Full-Time & Part-Time

 Intake Dates    March, June/ July, October

Course Outline and Delivery

Course Delivery

Lectures, tutorials, seminars, example workshops, outside speakers, computer-based learning packages, group discussion and presentations and student centered learning

Core Modules : 12 Modules

Year 1 :

  • Electrical Engineering I
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Digital Electronics
  • Communication Systems
  • Computer Architecture

Year 2 :

  • Telecommunications Technology
  • Signals and Systems
  • Instrumentation and Control Engineering
  • Project
  • Data Communications and Networking
  • Engineering Innovation

Professional Development : 4 Modules*

  • Business English (T1 & 2)
  • Business Communication (T3 & 4)
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Introduction to Programming

* Full-Time students only

Entry Requirement

Candidates aged 18 years or older are eligible to enter the Higher Diploma programme with one of the following qualifications:

  • GCE ‘A’ levels
  • Higher NITEC
  • Auston Certificate
  • Other equivalent qualification from recognised institutions (completed 12 years of formal education)
  • Matured candidates with more than 2 years of relevant experience

Applicants whose first language is not English or whose previous qualification was not taught and assessed in English must provide evidence of attainment in English Language by achieving a GCE ‘O’ level C6, an IELTS 5.5 or an equivalent qualification.

Graduation and Progression

Students will be awarded with Higher Diploma in Telecommunications and Network Engineering upon completion of the programme. Graduates of the programme can then move on to pursue Bachelor’s degree programmes with one of our university partners.

Birmingham City University

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