MSc Telecommunications Management

Telecommunications Management

MSc

Summary

Study level
Award
Part time
1 year+
Location
Online
School of Computing

Course Overview

Whether you’re looking to progress in a strategic role, or you want to make the move into an operational position, our MSc in Telecommunications Management degree will sharpen and enhance your existing knowledge while also strengthening and growing your experience. 

Focusing on the skills needed to develop business improvement and manage the design of network solutions, this degree will help to set you apart from the rest. On the course, you’ll learn everything there is to know about wireless technology, technology trends, core networks, and internet infrastructure, meaning you'll be fully equipped to progress your career in telecommunications. 

By mastering the fundamentals of these subject areas, you’ll become someone who is a true specialist in their field, putting you at the forefront of the field and providing you with highly specialised management and leadership capabilities. 

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Course details and modules

Focusing on everything from emerging trends to the future of operational environments, this telecommunications course paves the way for an exciting and forward-thinking individuals like you to succeed. By providing you with the skills you need and teaching you how an organisation at this level works, we’ll you to become a well-rounded leader who can take on all manner of challenges. 

Sathesh Paramasivam

In this programme you study partially on your own and then get further instruction in the classroom sessions. I like that it’s independent but you still have guidance and can ask questions if you need clarification. The online learning aspect of the course has been excellent.

Sathesh Paramasivam
MSc Data Analytics & Marketing - Berlin campus

Modules

  • Business Plan Development
  • Project and Portfolio Management
  • Technology and Trend Monitoring
  • Wireless Technology and Networks
  • Core Network and Internet Infrastructure
  • Telecoms Environment and Operations
  • Research Project

How do we assess you?

The way we assess our students provides you with the opportunity to demonstrate your strengths in a variety of ways. That’s why we choose a range of different methods to keep track of your progress. These include:

  • Reports
  • Presentations
  • Research Proposal
  • Dissertation or Journal Article

Study options

This course is available to students as a fully online programme, which gives you the convenience of being able to study from anywhere worldwide. 

Clare Gillon

The staff and the support along the way has been amazing. Any questions or enquiries are answered. I cannot thank the admissions team enough for their part in advising and supporting me through this MA. It is a big step to make and having the support through the whole process really helped.

Clare Gillon
MA Strategic Marketing - Online

Online learning

How does it work?

Studying this course online gives you the ultimate in convenience. You can enrol with Arden from anywhere in the world and study your degree from the comfort of home, without the requirement to attend classes in a physical location. 
 
Our online students study their degree through ilearn, Arden’s university campus in the cloud.  ilearn provides everything you need to study at University. It offers an integrated virtual learning experience, including your virtual classroom, lecture theatre, and online library (which when used along with our supplementary library, Perlego, gives you access to almost half a million books and journals – yours for free while you study with us).

ilearn is also integrated with Zoom, making it easier to chat with your course tutor during your scheduled seminar sessions. You can even integrate our study materials into your Kindle, making it possible to study wherever you have you Kindle handy.
 
Studying online doesn’t mean studying alone. As well as receiving regular feedback and guidance from your course tutor, you’ll be studying with likeminded students who you can meet with through our Unitu community, and you’ll have access to community message boards to discuss your course and the topics being raised within it. We’ve even set up community boards embedded into each of the course modules so you can have discussions with your tutor and classmates on the topics you’re currently learning. 

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Entry requirements

At Arden University we consider applications on a case by case basis. If you have significant work experience, have qualifications you have gained elsewhere, or a degree or qualification that isn't a clear pathway to this degree - we are more than happy to discuss your application.

Eligibility

To be eligible for Arden's MSc Telecommunications Management course, we need to see that you have:

  • A UK Honours Degree at a minimum of second class (2.2) or equivalent

English Proficiency

  • IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6 in any element); or TOEFL iBT 80; or equivalent
  • Alternatively, a letter to show that the Medium of Instruction was in English is accepted

We also offer an internal English test for applicants who are unable to provide an English Proficiency letter. More information on this can be found here.

We are happy to consider an application from you if you can show us you have the motivation to study a telecommunications master’s.   

We’ll ask you for a personal statement that demonstrates your ability to study the course. We may also want references and evidence of relevant experiences.

Before you start studying

Whilst you can read your study materials on your smart phone or tablet, to make the most of your learning experience, you will need access to a laptop or computer (we recommend one running the latest version of Windows), and a good stable internet connection.

Course fees and funding

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Meet the faculty

Dilshad Sheikh

Here at Arden University we strive to provide a fresh and unique approach to your business and management education. With ideas and experiences taken from employers and thought leaders across the world, we give you the opportunity to put proven business skills and techniques into practice during your studies. I look forward to welcoming you to the Arden University family.

Dilshad Sheikh
Dean of the Faculty of Business

Career prospects

As well as in-depth knowledge of your subject, our telecommunications course will provide you with an array of transferable skills that are extremely valuable to employers. The course will improve your expertise in areas such as research, data collection and interpretation, communication, presentation and teamwork, as well as your confidence and ability to work under your own initiative and manage large teams.

What can an MSc in Telecommunications Management do for me?

With more than 4.6 billion mobile phones in use across the world (and growing everyday), telecommunications management graduates are highly appealing to companies of all sizes and sectors. This accelerates you to the front of the queue when it comes to career opportunities, giving you the chance to hit the ground running in a variety of exciting and rewarding leadership roles.  

What can I do after Arden University?

After graduating with an MSc in Telecommunications Management, you’ll have a solid understanding of both the business and technical aspects that come with achieving success in a senior position. This course opens up a world of opportunity to thrive in a variety of roles, such as: 

  • Telecommunications Engineer
  • Telecommunications Consultant
  • Telecommunications Manager
  • Project Manager (Telecommunications); or Team Leader (Telecommunications)
  • Applications Engineer
  • Security Analyst
  • Technologist

Industry skills

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Study an industry-certified course alongside your degree 

If you're looking to gain some additional skills as you study, you can take an industry-certified online course while you’re studying your Arden degree, at no extra cost. 

You can choose to become certified on Salesforce Trailhead, gain certification through Cisco’s Networking Academy, or take courses on Amazon’s cloud-based learning platform, AWS Educate. All of these courses complement our degree modules and are highly valued by employers worldwide.

Career development resources

Once you’ve enrolled with Arden, our careers centre is easily accessible directly from inside our online platform, ilearn. The careers centre is here to help you discover the areas of your academic and professional life that you find most meaningful and rewarding, and then apply this to your career pathway. 
Just a few of the career tools you’ll find in the careers centre include:

  • CV360, which analyses your CV and provides instant feedback for improvement
  • Interview360, helping you practise your interview technique in a stress-free environment and tackle some of the most common interview questions - as many times as you need to
  • Aptitude tests to help your improve your critical thinking, numeric, and logical reasoning skills
  • 100s of interactive courses focused on giving you the skills and confidence you need to excel in your professional life. 
  • My Jobs, where you can search employment vacancies, browse employer profiles by location and, or connect with other employees on LinkedIn.