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Wireless Telecommunications


Ontario Graduate Certificate


Program Code: 20331

Campus: North

Length: 2 semesters starting in September

The Wireless Telecommunications graduate certificate program prepares you to be 5G ready. The 5G communications platform will support future innovations in the area of the Internet of Things, augumented reality, industrial automation and automated vehicles including drones.

You will learn to build and maintain the infrastructure of communication systems and become successful in the communications industry. Our program focuses on three main outcomes: RF and Optical test and measurement; IP addressing and networking; and troubleshooting of a number of wireless protocols and systems.

You will learn about the engineering tools and equipment for the testing of systems including drive test tools, RF and Optical test equipment, protocol analyzers, and virtualization and virtualized tools.

Students will have access to learn on some of the best and latest equipment available. The curriculum is kept current with the collaboration of our industry partners in the wireless field. Students utilize the latest technologies and attend small classes taught by experienced faculty and industry leaders.

In the final semester, learners participate in a capstone industry project supervised by one of Humber’s industrial partners. Additionally, through a range of capstone showcasing events and employer engagement workshops, learners will have a chance to showcase their portfolios and capstone project to employers.

Learners have access to job search assistance including a course on developing career goals, resumes, cover letters and a LinkedIn profile, preparing for interviews, and developing practical strategies to find career-related employment. Students can access job leads in Humber’s online job board.  

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet all the requirements below in order to meet minimum program eligibility. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee an offer of admission. Admission decisions will be available via MyHumber, or by email and mail. Admission decisions will not be released by phone.

Admission selection is based on the following 3 requirements:

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    Academic

    To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:

    • A bachelor’s degree, advanced diploma or diploma in Physics, Mathematics, Electrical or Computer Engineering, Electronics, Telecommunications, or an Engineering-related field

    Mature Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or other postsecondary school, and will be 19 or older as of the first day of classes. Humber will invite you for testing to demonstrate that you meet all listed course requirements.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or attended postsecondary studies, and will be 21 or older as of the first day of classes. Mature applicants for degree programs will be required to meet course requirements at the U/M level or equivalent.

    College Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants must have an overall minimum grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent in the program. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

    University Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

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    English Language Proficiency

    All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

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    International Credit Evaluation

    Canadian citizens or permanent residents with international education are required to provide a WES or ICAS evaluation.

How to Apply

Applications are made through ontariocolleges.ca. See program page for details.

International Academic Equivalency

Admission equivalencies for Humber depend on your country of study. Please see admission requirements on the program page to enter your location.

Fees

The 2022-2023 fee for two semesters was:

  • domestic: $5,931.40
  • international: $19,615.00

Fees are subject to change.

Domestic Fees by Semester

Semester 1 2021-22 Fees
Tuition $2,397.08
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $340.39
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00
IGNITE Health and Dental Insurance Fee $104.23
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $20.00
Program Ancillary Fee $80.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00
Total $3,005.70
Semester 2 2021-22 Fees
Tuition $2,397.08
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $340.39
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00
IGNITE Health and Dental Insurance Fee $104.23
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $20.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00
Total $2,925.70

International Fees by Semester

Semester 1 2021-22 Fees
Tuition $9,198.88
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $340.39
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00
IGNITE Health and Dental Insurance Fee $104.23
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $20.00
Program Ancillary Fee $80.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00
Total $9,807.50
Semester 2 2021-22 Fees
Tuition $9,168.88
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $340.39
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00
IGNITE Health and Dental Insurance Fee $104.23
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $20.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00
Co-op/Placement $110.00
Total $9,807.50

*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $420 Winter start - $280 Summer start - $140

Equipment & Device Requirements

Details and Specifications Minimum Specifications Recommended Specifications
Processor Intel i7 (Quad 4) Intel i7 (Quad 4 or higher)
OS Windows 10 (PC)
OS 10.15 (Mac)
Windows 10 (PC)
OS 10.15 (Mac)
Memory 16GB of RAM Expandable to 32GB (required for 2nd and 3rd semester NEST students)
Storage 250GB storage space Solid State Drive (SSD) preferable
Network Wireless 802.11 b/g/n/ac Built-in Ethernet port (strongly recommended), Long battery life (strongly recommended)

Pathways

Humber offers a number of transfer options and pathway opportunities. Visit humber.ca/transferoptions or refer to the program page.

Contact Information

Kevin Ramdas, program co-ordinator
Faculty of Applied Sciences & Technology
416.675.6622 ext. 5323
kevin.ramdas@humber.ca


Jonathan Kim, Associate Dean
416.675.6622 ext. 5985
Jonathan.kim@humber.ca

Admissions Questions

Domestic Students

416-675-5000
enquiry@humber.ca

International Students

Contact the International Centre

international.humber.ca/contact

1-416-675-5067

Every attempt is made to ensure that information contained on this website is current and accurate. Humber reserves the right to correct any error or omission, modify or cancel any course, program, fee, timetable or campus location at any time without prior notice or liability to users or any other Person.

On October 21, 2019, the Provincial Government of Ontario announced the renaming of the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) to the Ministry of Colleges and Universities (MCU). Both names may appear on this website.

Select information only is included in this printable PDF. For complete program details, refer to humber.ca/programs.

Print/Download Date: February 2, 2023