Bircham International University

Faculty of Engineering & Technology

Faculty of Engineering & Technology


MODULE: Telecommunication Engineering via distance learning

Program delivered by distance learning higher education up to a maximum of 39 credits. This module may be combined or completed with other online university courses from this faculty.


DESCRIPTION: Telecommunication Engineering Online

This program examines the overall function of telecommunication engineering and its constituents. It updates telecommunication professionals on the latest technologies in that industry and how it relates to other sectors. It thoroughly explains all aspects of telecommunication and clarifies the increasingly complicated and foremost interrelationships between telecommunication's components as daily novel technology and/or emerging product drastically changes the telecommunication scenery.


Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 Academic Credits):

1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credit (30 hours of study).


Computer Networks
Data Communications
Telecommunication Systems
Telecommunication Networks
Telecommunication Technologies
Electromagnetic Propagation
Signal Processing
Antennas & Wireless Systems
Photonic Communication Systems
Optical Fiber Communication
Telecommunication Innovations
Telecommunication Engineering


More information about this supervisor and instructors at Bircham University Human Network.



DISTANCE LEARNING DEGREE PROGRAMS: Telecommunication Engineering

This module is applicable to Specialist, Expert, Bachelor's, Master's and Ph.D. (Doctor) Programs. This distance learning degree program is designed at the postgraduate level – Master’s or Doctoral. This module may be easily adapted to complete the Specialist, Expert or Bachelor’s adult degree program requirements. A further option is the enrollment into the online university courses listed in this module.


Specialist - Expert Diploma via distance learning in Telecommunication Engineering
TOTAL: 21 Academic Credits required for this distance learning degree program: Specialist - Expert Diploma Online. Composition: Select 5 courses for the online diploma of Specialist or 7 courses for the Expert Diploma from the total of 13 courses from this specialization module in Telecommunication Engineering.


Bachelor's Degree via distance learning in Telecommunication Engineering
TOTAL: 130 Academic Credits required for this distance learning degree program: Bachelor's Degree Online. Composition: 39 credits for 13 Specialization Courses in Telecommunication Engineering distance learning higher education + 60 credits in General Education (may be transferred from previous education and experience for the completion of this distance learning degree) + 31 credits or 10 additional online university courses that may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Engineering & Technology from Bircham International University. This selection must to be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board.


Master's Degree via distance learning in Telecommunication Engineering
TOTAL: 35~50 Academic Credits required for this distance learning degree program: Master's Degree Online. Composition: 39 credits for 13 Specialization Courses in Telecommunication Engineering distance learning higher education + 13 credits that correspond to research methodology and the Final Project.


Doctor Ph.D. Degree via distance learning in Telecommunication Engineering
TOTAL: 45~70 Academic Credits required for this distance learning degree program: Doctor Ph.D. Degree Online. Composition: 39 credits for 13 Specialization Courses in Telecommunication Engineering distance learning higher education + 18 credits that correspond to research methodology and the Thesis.




METHOD OF INSTRUCTION: Distance Learning Higher Education

This program is delivered by traditional correspondence instruction. Bircham International University will send to your address the physical program suggested textbooks. You will be requested to write 20 to 35 pages reports about these books. You submit these reports by email or mail. The reports are the course exams. Bircham International University will evaluate your required written work. If passed, you will earn the degree from Bircham International University. Read BIU Distance Learning Higher Education Study Guide for more instructions about BIU pedagogy, tutoring and evaluation.



Book and report writing in other language than English must be requested (and approved by BIU) prior to enrollment into this distance learning degree program.



ADMISSION PROCESS: Distance Education University

Bircham International University issues an admission certificate after receiving your complete application for admission. This document will show the amount of credits transferred and validated from previous education and experience, and the amount of credits required to complete the distance learning degree program's major. Bircham University can not perform this evaluation without the complete application for admission.


Students enrolling into this distance learning degree program should be aware that:

1. Location: Bircham International University needs a functional geographical location to ship the book and materials for successful completion of this online diploma.
2. Communication: Email, courier, phone are key communication instruments with Bircham University that play an important role in the progress and support of this program of study.
3. Capacity: Any impediment, physical or psychological, to read a book and write a report must be communicated to Bircham International University prior to enrollment into this distance learning degree program.
4. Technology: No specific technology is required to complete this online university degree.
5. Language: Book reading and report writing in other language than English must be requested (and approved by BIU) prior to enrollment in any online university course.
6. Discrimination: There is no discrimination with respect to race, color, gender, beliefs or religion.
7. Age: Check the admission requirements for each distance education adult degree program.



SUBJECT COURSES: Telecommunication Engineering via distance learning

Each subject accounts for 3 credits.


Each of the following subjetcs may be studied as a continuing education course.



This course covers electronic fundamentals, diodes, transistors, electronic power supplies, amplification, power control, and basic digital logic devices and systems. It also considers the application of analog and digital circuits and electronic devices.

Instructor: Higinio Menendez Milanes


Computer Networks

This course surveys modern computer networking and data communications, emphasizing on the principles underlying the design of network language and the role of the communications system in distributed computing. Topics include routing, flow, congestion control as well as data representation and communication protocols and client-server programming.

Instructor: Wang, Tien-Chin


Data Communications

This course covers the main concepts and components of data communications particularly modern communication standards, protocol systems and their implementation, and transmission technology. It also examines the principles of complex networks: Open System Interconnection (OSI), Wide Area Networks (WANs), and Local Area Networks (LANs).

Instructor: Alba Garcia Seco de Herrera


Telecommunication Systems

This course concentrates on the analysis and verification of telecommunication systems and protocols. It begins with analog communication systems such AM and FM and follows with digital communications. In addition, it studies the effects of different transmission technologies on telecommunications.

Instructor: Jose A. Cordova


Telecommunication Networks

This course examines ordinary, single user, point-to-point communication systems and their juxtaposition to those involved in multi-user systems, satellite systems, radio networks, and computer networks. It presents architectures and protocols for telecommunication networks.

Instructor: Alvaro Venegas Zamorano


Telecommunication Technologies

This course examines digital telecommunication technologies with emphasis on their application in the business environment. Some topics covered include telecommunication hardware, software, terminology, and network architectures. It describes the use of telecommunication components and devices.

Instructor: Alvaro Venegas Zamorano


Electromagnetic Propagation

This course explains the transmission, reception, and propagation of electromagnetic waves. It considers wave polarization, radio transmission, antenna concepts and design, and radiowave propagation in the presence of the earth and its atmosphere.

Instructor: Higinio Menendez Milanes


Signal Processing

This course explains the techniques, physical concepts, and algorithms for signal processing of data communications. It studies the nature of signals, their classification, manipulations, properties, and signal transmission. It provides solutions for the different problems associated with signal processing.

Instructor: Jose A. Cordova


Antennas & Wireless Systems

This course explores the theoretical underpinnings and tools for the analysis of antennas, wireless systems, and radiowave links. It presents the analysis and design of several communication systems and the latest technological trends in satellite application and alternative radiant structures.

Instructor: Jose A. Cordova


Photonic Communication Systems

This course addresses the physical principles and circuit models for important optical devices and modules as well as their application in photonic circuits and systems. It mainly focuses on optical fiber communication systems and networks.

Instructor: Higinio Menendez Milanes


Optical Fiber Communication

This course presents the components and systems design of optical fiber communication. It includes the different types of optical fibers, transmitting and receiving devices, analog and digital transmission methods, the different fiber optic networks architectures, and the problems, costs and technologies associated to the different communication systems.

Instructor: Jose A. Cordova


Telecommunication Innovations

This course is based on the premise that the competitive, organizational, technical, and managerial aspects of telecommunications have become so intertwined that they can no longer be treated as separate issues. Topics covered include telecommunication and new organizational forms, the role of telecommunication in the globalization of business, reengineering business processes through telecommunication, and global networks and electrical commerce (Internet).

Instructor: Jose A. Cordova


Telecommunication Engineering

This course covers all the aspects necessary for a complete understanding of telecommunication networks' design, whether they are meant to carry voice, data, facsimile, telemetry, video, and/or any combination of these. It explores the implementation of current telecommunications technologies including transmission technologies, switching technologies, signaling, synchronization, control systems, and communication standards.

Instructor: Jose A. Cordova



Recommended Professional References

Telecommunication Engineering via distance learning


Bircham International University graduates may join many professional associations. Membership requirements for each association may vary depending on the degree program, specialization and graduate resume on each occasion. BIU can not guarantee membership in all instances. BIU does not intermediate in these procedures. Bircham International University provides this list of recommended memberships and professional references because we consider that joining the proper association(s) is the best way to become an updated professional. Contact directly the ones you select.


AAEE - Australasian Association for Engineering Education

ACE - Association of Communication Engineers

AET - Associação dos Engenheiros de Telecomunicações

AITER - Asociación Española de Ingenieros de Telecomunicación

AMETIC - Asociación de Empresas de Electrónica, Tecnologías de la Información, Telecomunicaciones y Contenidos Digitales

ASEE - American Society for Engineering Education

ASTI - Association des Sciences et Technologies de l'Information et de la Communication

BRASSCOM - Associação Brasileira das Empresas de Tecnologia da Informação e Comunicação

ENGC - Engineering Council (UK)

FEBRAE - Federação Brasileira de Associações de Engenheiros

FEBRATEL - Federação Brasileira de Telecomunicações

IACEE - International Association for Continuing Engineering Education

IAENG - International Association of Engineers

IEICE - Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers

IESF - Ingénieurs et Scientifiques de France

IET - Institution of Engineering and Technology

IETE - Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (India)

IFEES - International Federation of Engineering Education Societies

LACCEI - Latin American and Caribbean Consortium of Engineering Institutions

NAAAEA - National Arab American Association of Engineers and Architects

NSBE - National Society of Black Engineers

SBRT - Sociedade Brasileira de Telecomunicações

SCTE - Association of Communication Engineers

SEFI - Societé Européene pour la Formation des Enginieurs

SHPE - Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers 

SWE - Society of Women Engineers

WFEO - World Federation of Engineering Organizations


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BIRCHAM UNIVERSITY - Faculty of Engineering & Technology

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Accredited (Non USA CHEA). International legalization available.

Non formal and independent education.