This top-up programme is designed to integrate telecommunication areas so that graduates can take up demanding, responsible and exciting positions in the rapidly expanding telecommunication industries. This programme will equip graduates to be the engineers of tomorrow while developing their professional qualities and skills as telecommunication engineers. They will also acquire the technical tools and abilities required for effective professional practice. The growth of telecommunications over the last ten years has been phenomenal and this expansion is set to continue for several decades. Networks, radio links and optical fibre systems are all being developed and now form the basis for global communications. The internet is the largest technological machine in the world with an enabling capability which affects us all, ranging from email, worldwide access to information and distributed computing, through to electronic marketing and commerce.
Holding an HSC in Mathematics or GCE in Mathematics at Advanced Level and one of the following subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Design and Technology, or any other applied science subject acceptable to the APL/APEL committee at HSC, GCE Advanced, or Baccalaureate Levels.
Holding either a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Instrumentation & Control Engineering or a Diploma in Telecommunications from the MITD; a Diplôme Universitaire Supérieur de Technologie (DUST) in Génie Électrique et Informatique Industrielle (GEII) from the IST; an Advanced Technician Diploma or Full Technological Diploma in Electrical Engineering or or Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the City and Guilds of London Institute; or any other relevant and appropriate qualification pitched at Level 6 of the MQA National Qualifications Framework, acceptable to the APL/APEL committee.