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MSc FT Telecommunication and Wireless Systems Management with Industrial Experience

H6M5 MSC 2 Years

Overview

This programme provides training in the principles of converged networking, network planning, network management and network performance through an integrated curriculum designed to respond to rapid developments and growing demand in the discipline. The programme will provide a greater appreciation of the business context in which networked applications and the underlying information and communications technologies are used by organisations. The increased exposure to and understanding of the benefits of technology, business and strategic knowledge and thinking will give the graduates a thorough preparation for management roles within these organisations.

The programme includes a year in industry between the taught component and the project.

Industrial Experience

The industrial placement currently takes place towards the end of the first year for a maximum of 12 months.  It is the student’s responsibility to secure their placement, the school will offer guidance and support in finding and securing the placement but the onus is on the student to secure the job and arrange the details of the placement. 

Currently if you are not able to secure a placement by the end of your second semester we will transfer you onto the 1 year FT taught programme without the Industrial Experience, this change would also be applied to any visa if you were here on a student visa.

The industrial placement consists of 8-12 months spent working with an appropriate employer in a role that relates directly to your field of study. The placement is currently undertaken between the taught component and the project. This will provide you with the opportunity to apply the key technical knowledge and skills that you have learnt in your taught modules, and will enable you to gain a better understanding of your own abilities, aptitudes, attitudes and employment potential. The module is only open to students enrolled on a programme of study with integrated placement.

If you do not secure a placement you will be transferred onto the 1 year FT programme.

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