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Engineering Science - Telecommunications

24 months
49205 AUD/year
36330 AUD/year
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Engineering Science - Telecommunications from University of New South Wales is a two-year degree that allows you to acquire advanced modern knowledge of the telecommunications industry.  


Engineering Science - Telecommunications from University of New South Wales offers you a collection of facilities and labs that support research to enhance your learning experience.

You can expand your career opportunities in this booming industry by gaining a competitive edge with this in-depth postgraduate degree. As the largest electrical engineering school in Australia, with over 1800 students and 43 academic staff, our degree provides advanced telecommunications training in the latest industry theory and application.

This degree focuses on recent advanced aspects of telecommunications engineering, including protocols used in networks such as the internet, the operation and control of networks and the design and operation of switches and routers. It also covers aspects of advanced wireless communications, such as modulation and coding techniques, and information theory.


With the rapid technology evolution occurring across the telecommunications industry, you’ll be poised to secure a role working with the newest and upcoming telecommunications systems upon completion of this highly specialised degree. The requirement for skilled graduates is growing as technology advances and its uses become broader. Demand for skilled graduates has been boosted in Australia by huge infrastructure projects like the National Broadband Network (NBN).

When you complete your degree, you could work for telecommunications service providers such as iiNet or Skype or major equipment and device manufacturers such as Cisco, Apple or Huawei. You could also work for a wide range of start-up companies such as Airhop Communications, Cloudscaling, Devicescape or UNSW's own Zedelef.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Renewable energy systems
  • Signal processing
  • Mobile communication
  • Communication networks
  • Silica optical fibre fabrication facility
  • Polymer optical fibre fabrication facility
  • Optical waveguide fabrication facility
  • Industrial and process control
  • Systems neuroscience & Biomedical Engineering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • We encourage you to submit your completed application as early as possible to ensure it will be processed in time for your preferred term. 


96 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS Code 084282A
  • A recognised 4-year Bachelor degree in an appropriate area of engineering with a minimum 65% average; or
  • Completion of the 5341 UNSW Graduate Diploma in Engineering Science with a minimum 65% average; or
  • Completion of the 7320 UNSW Graduate Certificate in Engineering Science with a minimum 65% average. 
  • English language requirements​

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    49205 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 49205 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    36330 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36330 AUD per year during 24 months.


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