MSc. Telecommunications Management

It is a two (2) year collaborative programme between Ghana Technology University College and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana.
The program is a high level modular course which provides intensive preparation for professional practice in management of telecommunications concerns. It provides opportunities for individuals with both technical and non-technical degrees who are seeking graduate education to help them advance into managerial and leadership roles in the dynamic telecommunications environment.

It gives students the needed skills in integrated global business management techniques to support high level decision making.
It equips students with the agility to develop and apply strategy in response to the external environment. Emphasis is given to quality processes that enhance value and reduce waste in the operations in the telecommunications industry.

Students are given solid financial analysis background to determine return on investments and to evaluate the sustainability of projects. Our graduates in telecommunications management are adept in influencing policy and applying their skills to plan, acquire, operate and evaluate telecommunications systems.

Degree -First degree with a minimum grade point average of 2.2 in mathematics, Computer Science, Information Technology or Information and Communication Technology related programmes from an accredited university or college. Candidates who qualify for Telecommunications Engineering can also apply for this programme.

Career Prospects


After successful completion of the programme, a graduate should be able to perform in career fields such as:

  • Managerial roles in Telecom/IT organizations
  • Teaching and Research at a University
  • Consultancy Services
  • Policy Advisor on Telecommunications
  • An executive Office in a Telecommunications concern.
  • Provide leadership in a regulatory environment

To apply for admission to our Masters programmes, applicant must possess:

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A first degree not below second class lower division from an accredited university. Applicants with third class or pass degrees are required to attend a one month mandatory refresher course and pass an interview to qualify for a programme.
A minimum of 2 years’ relevant working / professional experience is required for applicants to MBA programmes.
Be proficient in Microsoft word, Excel and Power Point
Checklist for application

Please provide the following information:

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A completed post graduate Admission form
Original or Certified True Copies of certificates, academic transcripts and any other academic record from an accredited and degree-granting university.
Research and professional experience.
Two (2) recent passport size photographs, one of which should be affixed to the form.
Three (3) letters of recommendation with at least one (1) from educational institution attended.

Application forms are available at GTUC Information Centre, Accra campus and regional campuses/ learning centers. Forms can be downloaded here. The application fee is GH150.00, payable by banker’s draft from any bank. Please note that applications submitted online will not be processed until the application fee is settled.

Completed application forms with appropriately certified copies of certificates and transcripts should be submitted to the Graduate Admissions Office, GTUC, Tesano campus or regional campuses/learning centers.

Admission dates

IntakeAdmission start dateClosing date
JanuarySeptemberNovember
MayJanuaryMarch
SeptemberMayJuly

GTUC has a one year rolling admission policy. Students have the privilege to buy and submit application forms any time within an academic year. The forms would be processed for the intake selected by applicants. There are however, strict admission deadlines.

Why should I choose this programme?

After successful completion of this programme, students will

  • have high level strategic management skills for very technical environments
  • have the ability to protect the financial assets of an organization by expertly appraising projects before implementation.
  • be well equipped for leading positions in globally operating companies in Ghana and worldwide.

Course duration

1 year (full time) or 2-3 years (part-time). Evening and weekend options are available.

 

Programme Modules
Communication Networks
Data Communications and Networks
Internet Technology and E- Commerce
Project Management
Strategic Management of Technology and innovation
Organizational Leadership and Decision Making
Economics and Financial Analysis
Introduction to Wireless Communication
Internet and Information Security
Research Methodology and Seminar Presentation
Managing People in Technology Based Organization
Telecommunication Policy, Legal and Regulatory issues
Master thesis
ProgrammeGhanaianInternational Students
MSc. Telecommunications ManagementUS $8,000.00UK £10,000.00
Graduate admissions office-Telephone:Location:
Accra campus+233 (0)302-917152, 0202698352/3Tesano Accra
Kumasi campus:+233(0)3221-92373, 0202698214Apino Plaza, at Ahodwo roundabout, opposite Alliance Francaise.
Koforidua Learning Centre:0202625760, 02026257612nd Floor of the Vodafone Regional Office Building, at Charley Junction.
Takoradi Learning Centre:0202625794
Ho Learning Centre:0505663496Vodafone Regional Office Building,

Email: graduateadmissions@gtuc.edu.gh
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Office Hours:

Monday-Friday: 8.00am-5.00pm
Saturdays: 9.00am-2.00pm