MS in Telecommunications Engineering Technology


MS in Telecommunications Engineering Technology lead to the Master of Science in Telecommunication Systems or Master of Telecommunications and Software Engineering. Concentrations are available in networking, systems development, information assurance, analysis and management. Students develop the skills needed for creating, maintaining and securing communications systems, such as Internet, landlines, cell phones and satellite technologies.

This programme is a source of understanding of the voice and data communication networks the industry depends upon. This means that you will be instructed in the technical aspects of these networks, such as how they work, how they are set up and managed, and how they are kept secure. These networks are becoming increasingly more common in industries such as banking and corporate networks, where customers and companies are especially concerned about the security and stability of the networks and the data they manage. This creates a need for technically proficient workers, a need that this degree attempts to fill.

Career Options

Having Masters Degree in Telecommunications can either prepare the student for a career in this exciting, constantly growing industry, or help you advance an existing career in the industry. Call centers are becoming increasingly more common, as more and more businesses are put under pressure to provide online and telephone-based customer care and other services.

Telecommunication job opportunities are available with cable providers, telephone companies and Internet providers, as well as a wide variety of high-technology companies. Those who possess a master's degree in telecommunications can work as a:

  • Telecommunications Consultant
  • Network Analyst
  • Systems Engineer
  • Network Administrator
  • Network Architect
  • Systems Developer

Major Subjects

  • Communication engineering principles
  • Network design and development
  • Operating systems
  • Signals & Systems
  • Stochastic Processes
  • Computer Logic Design
  • Measurement & Instrumentation
  • Communication Skills & Technical Report Writing
  • Communication Systems
  • Embedded System Design
  • Control Systems
  • Discrete Time Signal Processing
  • Telecommunication signals
  • System protocols
  • Performance assessments
  • Communications security
  • Project management
  • Advanced Wireless Communications
  • Business Aspects of Information Security
  • Business & Entrepreneurship
  • Cellular Infrastructure - Cell Site Design and Components
  • Competitive Strategies & Public Policies
  • IP Network Simulation and Design
  • Network Programming and Design
  • Network Security
  • Optimization of GSM Networks
  • PCS/AWS System Implementation
  • Principles of Voice over IP (VoIP)
  • Project Management for Telecommunications
  • Satellite Communication Systems
  • The Global Economic Environment

Admission Requirements

Requirements for Masters in Telecommunication:

  • Candidate should have 14 years of education.
  • Candidates should have graduate degree from recognized college or university.
  • A background in a social science will be a plus point but not essential feature.
  • Candidates who are more than 26 years old shall not be entitled for admissions unless relaxation is granted by the Vice Chancellor for special reasons on the recommendations of the Chairman.
  • Foreign students must route their applications through the Ministry of Education, Government of Pakistan.
  • Admission will be made on merit, subject to the regional quota.

(These rules are applied for government universities of Pakistan)

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