School: Auston Institute of Management

Course: Higher Diploma In Telecommunications and Network Engineering


Course Length (Study Mode)

16 Months (Full-Time)/ 24 Months (Part-Time)


12 Core Modules

Intake Dates

February, June, October 2016


Auston Institute of Management


Auston Institute of Management

Course Summary

Through this Higher Diploma programme, students can expect a better understanding of the ever-changing info-comm 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.

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

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
  • Data Communications and Networking
  • Engineering Innovation
  • Project

Professional Development Modules*

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

*Full-Time students only
**The order of modules may subject to change due to availability

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 Engineeringupon 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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