Telecommunications Management


Study level
1 to 5 years
Study location
MSc Telecommunications Management

Course Overview

Whether you’re looking to progress in a strategic role, or you want to make the move into an operational position, this MSc in Telecommunications Management 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 this 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 any career you choose.

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


  • 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

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.

What do you need to study with us?

Our aim is to make learning as accessible as possible by ensuring that you can join us, wherever you are.

That's why we keep our requirements simple. All you need is a laptop or computer (we recommend one running the latest version of Windows), and a good stable internet connection.

With this one tool, you'll be able to access information, advice, support, learning materials and our online library, as well as create assignments, keep notes, and collaborate with other students effectively.


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.

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Arden’s telecommunications management course is taught by The School of Computing and IT. This school places a big emphasis on applied teaching and gives students the opportunity to solve real-world problems with innovative, tech-led solutions. The course programme is designed with a focus on business applications and graduate employment opportunities. 

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. This MSc 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 your own time.

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

Your next step into the professional world

Achieving your MSc Telecommunications Management degree will help you to accelerate your career progression. But there’s more! Beyond the core programme itself, Arden students will receive additional support and guidance, developing your employability and CV even further.

Throughout your studies, you’ll have access to student support advisors who are here for you. They’ll help you to enhance your academic skills, guide you with your orientation and offer tailored career support. This means you’ll have guidance at every stage of your degree from our extensive community of students and fellow alumni, who can offer 1-2-1 advice for your future beyond Arden University.

Outside of this, you’ll also have unlimited access to our online platform, iLearn – providing you with all the learning resources and tools needed to excel in your studies.

At Arden University, we make it simple to achieve your degree, regardless of any other commitments you may have. Our online learning models is designed to fit around your lifestyle, so you can study at a time and pace that works best for you.


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
Clare Gillon
MA Strategic Marketing - Online
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Online Learning

How does it work?

With online learning, you decide when and where you work through your self-guided learning materials, without being held to a set lecture timetable. If you’re interrupted during a lesson, simply pause the materials and continue later. You can also communicate and collaborate with your tutor and classmates through live online forums and email. 

Find out more about how Online Learning works.