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Specialisation

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About this specialisation

Our Telecommunications Engineering specialisation explores the design, planning, commissioning and monitoring of complex telecommunications networks and broadcasting equipment.

The discipline of telecommunications engineering is concerned with all aspects of theory and application for a broad range of systems such as telephone and data networks, radio and television broadcasting, satellite and deep space applications.

It is also connected to digital communications, microwaves and antennas, optical communications, the design and manufacture of lasers and optical fibres, signal and information processing, and satellite mobile communications.

Graduate opportunities

As a graduate of our Telecommunications Engineering specialisation, you will be equipped to deal with a wide range of exciting modern technologies, including mobile and wireless communications, fixed and mobile internet, mobile social networking and data transmissions.

Your career options might include designing and installing complex telecommunications networks, optical networks and other associated broadcasting equipment for large telecommunications carriers and their contractors, network and exchange equipment suppliers.

Career pathways
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