Telecommunications relates to the transmission of signals of any nature by radio, wire, or other electromagnetic systems. Applications include telephone and internet networks among others. Telecommunication occurs when the exchange of information between communication participants includes the use of technology.
It is transmitted either electrically over physical media, such as cables, or via electromagnetic radiation. As a result the field of telecommunication has a significant social, cultural and economic impact on modern society.
Each university’s telecommunications degree will vary slightly according to the interests and specialties of its faculty. Nevertheless, the majority of programs will address these core areas:
- Telecommunications transmission systems
- Analog and digital telecommunications
- Wireless communications and networking technologies
- Engineering mathematics
- Circuit analysis and signal processing
- Database management systems
- Advanced computer applications
- Foundations of electronic systems and computer network.
A telecommunication student gets an opportunity to study the basic principles of telecommunication theory and how they are implemented in the real world. Listed below are some of the core courses in a Master’s in Telecommunication Engineering program:
- Data Communication
- VoIP Network Design
- Satellite Communication Systems
- Multimedia Networking
- Wireless Systems Lab
- Cognitive Radios
- Network Economics and Finance
- Optical Fiber Communications
- Wireless LAN
The objective of a Masters in Telecommunication Engineering program is to educate individuals in one or more of these telecommunication specializations. Specializations topics include:
- Communication Engineering Principles
- Operating Systems
- Telecommunication Signals
- System Protocols
- Performance Assessments
- Communications Security
Here are the top telecommunication skills which are required to help you meet industry demands.
- Cloud Computing Skills.
- IT Support Skills or Network Engineering.
- Soft Skills.
- Value Adding and Certification.
The requirements for a Masters in Telecommunication Engineering vary from university to university. However some basic requirements include:
Most of the universities in the USA, Canada require you to give the GRE. Few universities from Germany require GRE scores. However, GRE is not required for admission to Australian universities.
IELTS or TOEFL is compulsory for acquiring student visa and as a proof of English proficiency.
Students who have earned a BS degree may apply to the Masters in Telecommunications Engineering program.
Telecommunication scholarships 2021 - 2022
- Fulbright Foreign Student Scholarship Program USA
- New Zealand Aid Programme 2021-2022 Scholarships for international students
- Australia Awards Scholarships for International Students
- Global Korea Scholarship - Funded by Korean Government
- Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Scholarships
- ANU Chancellor’s International Scholarship
- British Chevening Scholarships 2021
- Heinrich Boll Foundation Scholarships
Here are some of the roles you’d be best prepared for:
- Telecommunications systems manager
- Network administration engineer
- Multimedia specialist
- Network technician
- Cable technician
- Computer software engineer
- Electronic publication specialis