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Arden University

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Master of Science Telecommunications Management

  • Masters (Coursework)

Are you looking to progress to or move into a strategic or operational telecommunications management role? Our MSc Telecommunicationscourse could be right for you.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
1.5 - 5 years full-time
Study Mode
Intake Months
Feb, Apr, Jun, Aug, Oct, Dec
Domestic Fees
$10,142 per year

About this course

The programme offers you the opportunity to explore emerging trends in telecommunications as well as evaluating the current and future operating environments.

This 100% online Master's Degree course focuses on the skills needed to develop business improvement opportunities and manage the design and implementation of network solutions.

Allowing you to study flexibly through our online Distance Learning, fitting your studies around your daily commitments, with Arden University you will learn everything from Wireless Technology and Technology Trends to Core Network and Internet Infrastructure, meaning you'll be fully equipped to progress your career in telecommunications.

Entry requirements

A bachelor's degree or diploma equivalent to a UK honours degree at a minimum of second class (2.2). If you are not an English native speaker, you will be required to provide us with a proof of English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above  


Assessments provide an opportunity to demonstrate your strengths in a number of ways and so a variety of methods are used, these could include: 

  • Reports
  • Presentations
  • Research Proposal
  • Dissertation or Journal Article

To support your development and ensure you are on the right track with your studies Arden University will provide you with tutor feedback on every assessment you submit. 

If required, your tutor may be able to give you suggestions for improvement and help you understand how to apply your newly acquired skills into real-life settings. 

You can get more detailed course information by viewing the relevant Programme Specification, which you can download from our Policies, Standards and Procedures Page


Please note: These fees are for students starting in July 2019. For new applicants starting from October 2019, fees will increase by £1,000. 

Pay in Full

You can pay for your Arden University course all in one go if you have the funds. There is typically up to 10% off the total price if you pay this way.


You can make payments over the course of their studies using our fixed payment schedule. Students will be entered into a schedule which runs alongside their course and splits their programme fees into a series of instalments.

English Language
IELTS 6.5+

Study locations


What you will learn

Arden's Telecommunications Management Master's Degree programme offers you the opportunity to explore emerging trends in telecommunications as well as evaluating the current and future operating environments. 

Course structure


  • Business Plan Development
  • Project and Portfolio Management
  • Technology and Trend Monitoring
  • Wireless Technology and Networks
  • Core Network and Internet Infrastructure
  • Telecoms Environment and Operations
  • Research Project

Please note that the modules listed are indicative and may be subject to change. 

Pathways and enabling courses

On successful completion of your Telecommunications Management Master's Degree course at Arden University, you will have a solid understanding of both the business and technical aspects of success in a strategic or operational role within the telecommunications industry. 

Your studies will prepare you for a variety of roles. Jobs you might wish to progress to include: 

  • Telecommunications Engineer
  • Telecommunications Consultant
  • Telecommunications Manager
  • Project Manager (Telecommunications); or Team Leader (Telecommunications)
  • Applications Engineer
  • Security Analyst
  • Technologist

With more than 4.6 billion mobile phones in use across the world and growing, telecommunications management graduates are very sought after by companies of all sizes in all sectors, from media to electronics to education. The European Union estimates that there are 700,000 unfilled IT jobs, with a 3% rise predicted over the next 3 years, while the number of suitably qualified graduates shrinks, making this a great skill area to get ahead in.

As well as in-depth knowledge of your subject, our Master's course will provide you with many transferable skills. It will improve your research, data collection and interpretation, communication, presentation and teamwork skills, as well as your confidence and ability to work under your own initiative and manage your own time. 

While studying you can maximise your career success by making use of Arden's online careers portal. This has useful tools such as an online interview simulator, CV builder, global jobs search engine and employer videos and e-learning courses covering essential business skills. 

Alternatively, you may wish to continue with your academic development and decide to embark on a further study such as an MBA. Please see below for Arden's MBA course options: