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Diploma in IoT & the Connected World

A 10-month distance learning programme validated by York St John University

Starting 30th March, 2021

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Course Overview

Companies involved in the telecoms sector need high-quality people with the right knowledge and competencies to effectively build and maintain a competitive advantage. The Diploma in IoT & the Connected World has been designed with this requirement fully in mind.

This 10-month diploma, validated by York St John University, is designed to equip telecoms professionals with the knowledge and strategic skills required by organizations undergoing or looking to undergo an evolution towards the new wave of emerging technologies including LTE, LTE-A and 5G.

Early Bird Price: £1925 +VAT

Starts: 30th March, 2021

PRICE: £2145 +VAT


Why Choose This Course?

Who’s it for?

  • Technical Job Functions
  • Heads of Technical Functions
  • Employees wishing to gain experience to progress to more senior roles
  • Graduates or new employees who need to develop knowledge


Core Module:

  • The Fundamentals of Evolving Technology

Elective Modules (Select 1):

  • Networks and Radio
  • The Connected World

Module Requirements

For each module, students will deliver a 2500 word assignment based on a question linked to theme choices. 

Learning Outcomes

Benefits for Professional

  • Gain a thorough grounding of the fundamentals of existing and emerging telecoms technologies
  • Uniquely includes strategic insight, key market data from OMDIA
  • An excellent range and choice of modules to appeal to a diverse range of study levels and subject requirements
  • You decide when and where to study
  • University-level material designed to immerse students fully in the chosen topics
  • Regular live tutorials and webinars via our virtual classroom
  • The modular structure allows you to tailor your programme to suit you and your organisation’s individual learning needs
  • The award of a university-level diploma on successful completion of the programme

Benefits for Organisations

  • Unrivalled preparation for digital transformation and operation in business environments  motivated by digital strategies
  • Individuals will be able to contribute more effectively to the wider organisation as well as making critical decision on technological deployments
  • Effective onboarding of new employees through an advanced training programme
  • Gain competitive advantage in the telecoms business environment with high-quality, knowledgeable employees
  • The flexible learning systems allows employees to fit their study around work.
  • Multiple corporate licences available for group bookings

Programme Details

Module 1

The Fundamentals of Evolving Technology

Content Includes:

  • Communication and Connectivity: Supporting Fast-Changing Societies
  • The Telecoms Business Environment
  • Internet of Things
  • Core Network Technologies

Module 2

Developing World Technology – Networks and Radio Indicative Content

Content Includes:

  • IP networks and systems
  • Traffic engineering, QoS and MPLS in IP networks
  • Radio network planning
  • Maximising LTE performance and efficiency
  • Access network technologies

Module 3

The Connected World Indicative Content

Content Includes:

  • Security and fraud prevention
  • The connected technological evolution
  • Connected TV and multimedia
  • Mobile broadband Technologies

York Business School

About York St John University Business School

Our dynamic business school offers Undergraduate, MBA degree apprenticeships and Postgraduate qualifications. You can become a flexible, entrepreneurial and digitally-savvy York St John University graduate. Taught by academics and industry professionals, our courses focus on progress and innovation.

Connect with local and international businesses on project work and apprenticeships. We support you to develop the confidence and skills needed to join the next generation of business leaders. Join our vibrant learning community, built on teaching, research and enterprise. Learn more.