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Telecommunications Courses

RDI partner with a handful of UK universities to offer distance learning telecommunications degrees and diplomas that are designed to be studied at your own pace, to earn an internationally recognised qualification.

A telecommunications degree can be essential to help you take the next step in your career. It provides students with the knowledge and skills that are critical when starting a new telecommunications role.

If you’re planning to study for a distance learning telecommunications degree with RDI, you will need to ensure that you fulfil certain basic requirements and are able to commit the required time to study.

Telecommunications Degrees & Courses Frequently Asked Questions

What are the entry requirements for a distance learning telecommunications degree?

The telecommunications qualification is a master’s degree, and therefore the entry requirements including a first degree equivalent to 2:2. Applicants who do not hold the standard entry requirements may be considered for admission provided they can demonstrate that their qualifications and/or industrial experience are equivalent to that attained through the completion of an appropriate honours degree programme.

How long will the telecommunications degree take to complete?

This course is expected to be completed within 3 years. However, our online distance learning students have flexibility in setting their own pace of study, which means that the course can be completed in a minimum period of 1.5 years.

How does distance learning work for telecommunications?

Studying an average of 18 hours a week, the course provides advanced knowledge of telecommunications technologies and issues related to communications networks. Topics covered in the course include the latest developments in the fields of telecommunications and networks.

What support can I expect from my university?

We know that studying online can be a big unknown, so we want to make sure you are confident in this modern alternative to on-campus study.

We provide you with an interactive online platform where you can access all your course materials and interact with other students. You also have a specialist tutor allocated for each module. They bring the materials to life, encourage lively debate and discussion around the subject and also provide feedback on your work. There’s also our UK based Student Support team available by phone and email to help with technical and pastoral questions, like how to hand in your assignment, when assignments are due, what to do if you need to take a study break.

Which universities offer telecommunications degrees with distance learning?

RDI offer a master degree in Telecommunications, which is awarded by Anglia Ruskin University.