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Graduate Diploma of Telecommunications Network Engineering

EGI's ICT80415 - Graduate Diploma of Telecommunications Network Engineering course provides the skills and knowledge for individuals in strategic and operational leadership roles in the technology domain. The individual provides domain thought leadership; assesses best possible and commercially viable telecommunications networks and systems solutions and services; plans changes to networks and systems in line with business strategy and enterprise product and technology roadmaps; analyses potential and real network problems; and develops innovative, commercially advantageous solutions.

Course Information

  • CRICOS CODE: 096658G
  • Duration: 52 Weeks **
  • Course fee: $20,000
  • Intake: Monthly
  • Timetable Sydney:
    Mon & Tue 09:00 am - 05:00 pm *
  • Timetable Melbourne:
    Thu & Fri 09:00 am - 05:00 pm *
  • Timetable Brisbane:
    Thu & Fri 09:00 am - 05:00 pm *

Timetables are subject to change based on the number of students enrolled in EGI courses.

Career Outcome

  • Networks Engineer 
  • Networks Designer 
  • Networks Developer 
  • Network Engineering Technical Officer 
  • Telecommunications Engineer 
  • Telecommunication Networks Planner 
  • Telecommunications Technical Officer or Technologist 
  • Telecommunication Networks Analyst 
  • Telecommunication systems installation
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Academic Entry Requirement:

Applicants into the Graduate Diploma of Telecommunications Network Engineering program must have:

  • Completed a Bachelor degree in a related field of study
  • Have two (2) years equivalent full-time relevant work-place experience at a significant level of project
    • or program leadership and management responsibility and/or complexity in an enterprise.

Alternative Academic Entry Requirements:

Applicants must have completed:

  • a Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualification in a related field of study
  • Have three (3) years equivalent full-time relevant work-place experience at a significant level of project or program leadership and management responsibility and/or complexity in an enterprise.

English Language Requirements:

The applicant must have sufficient proficiency in English to be able to work successfully in a highly communicative environment.

The college may ask the domestic student to sit an English language (writing, speaking, listening and reading) test to verify their English language proficiency.

Alternative English Entry Requirements:

Students may be accepted if they have successfully completed a Vocational qualification at a Certificate IV level or above in Australia, or completed year 12 or secondary studies in applicants home country equivalent to an Australian 12 qualification. Students can otherwise demonstrate the required minimum English proficiency.
Those who do not meet the English requirements can be referred to English Language Centre to complete Intensive Courses in English prior to commencing their award courses at ECA Graduate Institute. The length of these English courses varies, typically from 4 to 20 weeks. After completion of the ELICOS course, the students may be requested to sit for an ECA Graduate Institute placement test.

Pathways from ICT80415 - Diploma of Telecommunications Network Engineering:

After successful completion of a Graduate Diploma of Telecommunications - ICT80415 Network Engineering, candidates may undertake a range of other Master's degree or pursue higher education.

Graduate Diploma of Telecommunications Network Engineering
IELTS (Academic) Overall band score of 6.0
TOEFL (Internet) Overall score of 75 with a writing section minimum of 21
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) Grades A, B, C and C1
Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE) Total score of 52 or over
English for Academic Purposes (EAP 2) Grade A or Grade B
PTE (Academic Module) Score over 51
ELS (English as a Second Language) Certificate IV
Unit Code Unit Name
ICTPMG802 Manage a telecommunications project
ICTPMG804 Evaluate and use telecommunications management networks
ICTSUS806 Lead applied research in ICT sustainability
BSBINN801 Lead innovative thinking and practice
ICTICT809 Facilitate business analysis
ICTICT815 Manage automated ICT system applications using an enterprise-wide operating system
ICTTEN809 Analyse business specifications to produce technical solutions
ICTTEN813 Produce engineering solutions using numerical computations and simulation