Electronic Data Communication Systems

CampusStart DateTuition/Fees
MonctonSeptember 2024 (Blended Delivery) Domestic | International

Program Overview

The Electronic Data Communications Systems graduate certificate program is designed to provide learners with the knowledge and skill to design, commission, troubleshoot, and maintain data communications systems and related equipment. The program builds on an Electrical or Electronics Engineering Technology diploma or related degree. Emphasis is on application of theoretical principles to design reliable and robust systems. It is well suited to those with a strong aptitude for, and interest in, mathematics, physics, and technology as well as those who possess strong analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills. The program can be completed in one year of full-time study, or two years of part-time study, with options for online and asynchronous study.
Throughout the program, students will learn and apply knowledge and skills in a real, practical, and simulated environment through lectures, extensive hands-on activities, and individual or team projects.


The requirements for this graduate certificate program may be achieved within one year of full-time study.

Admission Requirements

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  • Diploma in Engineering Technology (Electronics or Electrical), Degree in Engineering (Electrical or Electronics), or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

    Career Possibilities

    Graduates of the Electronic Data Communication Systems graduate certificate program gain employment as technologists supporting the design, development, installation, testing, production and operation of data communications equipment and systems.

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    Specific Considerations

    Technology Requirements
    NBCC is a connected learning environment. All programs require a minimum specification, including access to the internet and a laptop. Your computer should meet your program technology requirements to ensure the software required for your program operates effectively. Free wifi is provided on all campuses.

    Areas of Study

    • Mathematics
    • Digital signal processors
    • Enterprise, database, and network system administration, and security
    • Technical Reporting
    • Data communications and networking systems
    • RF and satellite communications
    • Transmission lines and fiber-optics
    • Data center / telecom shelter design
    • Wireless models and cell networks
    • Power supply / backup power

    Program Courses

    Course curriculum for this program is still under development. Once the courses have been finalized, they will be posted here. Courses are subject to change.

    NOC Codes

    22310 - Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians

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