Communications technology

Introduction

This is one of the most widely used in technology by virtually everyone today without even recognizing its importance as well as how it is influencing our daily lives. Without communication it is impossible for modern banking to exist, receive data or enjoy a good television program. The technology is widespread and very diverse. Our course has been designed to provide the student with the knowledge and equips him to work in one of the most rapidly developing technologies in the world.

Entrance Level

The program starts from first principles and it is required that persons with a mathematical background will have an added advantage to study the program. At least some exposure to high school level education is required to be able to successfully complete the program.

Enrollment requirements

The usual application procedures must be observed. There are no other needs except that students should have access to a computer and they will be required to be computer literate at least capable to use a computer to be able to send and receive mail and to open attachment as well as using application software to open textbooks, prepare assignments. Where they do not have any Internet facilities, the usage of a computer is till compulsory but they can mail assignments or contact there agent to be able to study the program.

Credits and exemptions

Credits are indicated with an (*) for each tertiary level subject as well as exemptions appropriately marked where applicable for each subject.

Program format

Part A:

Technical Mathematics

Mathematics I *

Physics *

Electrical Materials *

Basic Electronics *

Electronic Design *

Electrotechnics *

Electromagnectics *

Signals and Systems *

Digital Electronics *

Part B: select any four courses from -

Communication Electronics *

Optical Fiber Communication Systems *

Radio Waves Communication *

Microwave Engineering *

Antenna Engineering *

Outcomes and program level

The program starts at the senior high school level and advances to the first year beyond high school diploma. It is equivalent to a High School + three years tertiary study in the appropriate field.

Award

FACULTY Diploma and Transcript

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