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Diploma in LTE & 5G

A 10-month distance learning programme validated by York St John University (Subject to validation)

Starting 30th March 2021

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Course Overview

LTE and 5G are hugely significant as the piece of the technology jigsaw, and both operators and vendors need people with thorough knowledge. Based on this, the university certificate aims to provide participants with the latest technical knowledge surrounding LTE & 5G.

This 10-month university certificate, validated by York St John University (subject to validation), is designed to provide participants with a thorough grounding in LTE and 5G and the many supporting technologies. Over 4 core and 5 optional modules, participants are able to customise learning to their specific needs.

Earlybird price: £1,925+VAT

Starts: 30 March

PRICE: £2,145+VAT


Why Choose This Certificate?

Who is it for?

  • Engineers/Technicians
  • Non-Technical/Commercial Roles
  • Employees wishing to gain experience to progress to more senior roles
  • Graduates or new employees who need to develop knowledge


Core Modules

  • Introduction to LTE, 4G and 5G Wireless
  • The LTE Air Interface
  • Delivering Advanced Services
  • The LTE Core Network (Evolved Packet Core)

Elective Modules (5)

  • LTE Radio Network Planning
  • Maximising Performance & Efficiency
  • Managing Services, PPC & Billing
  • Traffic Engineering, QoS and MPLS in IP Networks
  • Operating Effectively in Telecoms
  • Marketing Telecoms & Digital Services
  • Technology Transformation: Virtualisation, Cloud & Convergence
  • Project Management in Telecoms
  • Connected TV – IPTV Transmission
  • Finance for Telecoms Professionals

Learning Outcomes

Benefits for Professional

  • Gain a thorough grounding in Long Term Evolution (LTE) and the many supporting technologies – with a technical focus.
  • Fully accredited by the York St John University (subject to final validation)
  • You decide when and where to study
  • 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
  • Uniquely includes strategic insight, key market data from OMDIA

Benefits for Organisations

  • Effective onboarding of new employees through an advanced training programme
  • Gain competitive advantage in the telecoms environment with knowledgeable high-quality technical and non-technical staff
  • Individuals will be able to contribute more effectively to the wider organisation.
  • The flexible learning systems allows employees to fit their study around work.
  • Multiple corporate licences available for group bookings

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Programme Details

The course is modular in format. Depending on the study option selected, students follow four core modules, and then choose five from a range of elective modules

Module 1

C1. Introduction to LTE & 4G Wireless

Module 2

C2. The LTE Air Interface

Module 3

C3. The LTE Core Network (Evolved Packet Core)

Module 4

C4. 5G

Module 5

E1. LTE Radio Network Planning

Module 6

E2. Maximising Performance & Efficiency

Module 7

E3. Managing Services, PPC & Billing

Module 8

E4. Traffic Engineering, QoS and MPLS in IP Networks

Module 9

E5. Operating Effectively in Telecoms

Module 10

E6. Marketing Telecoms & Digital Services

Module 11

E7. Technology Transformation: Virtualisation, Cloud & Convergence

Module 12

E8. Project Management in Telecoms

Module 13

E9. Internet of Things

Module 14

E10. Finance for Telecoms Professionals

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.

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