Certificate Programme in: Telecommunications Policy

University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg in Partnership with the Centre



    By the end of the course, the successful student will be able to:
  1. Discuss the structure and process of policy formulation, legislative and regulatory practice, including the relevant processes in various African countries;
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the relevant theoretical knowledge that applies to the policy and regulatory environment for the electronic communications and broadcast/digital media sectors;
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of the technological innovations in ICT and the implications for policy and regulation that arise from such innovations;
  4. Understand the essential drivers of sector reform, locally and internationally, including the impact of globalisation and convergence;/li>
  5. Critically analyse the electronic communications environment in any chosen African country with reference to theories, international models and best practice approaches.

Programme content overview

A Certificate in Telecommunications Policy, Regulation and Management at NQF Level 6 is awarded to candidates who attend all three modules and complete and pass the group and individual assignments. The syllabus outline set out below is subject to change to keep abreast of developments in the sector.

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Please note: Because this course is offered at NQF Level 6, you will be required to submit proof of your eligibility by providing a copy of your school certificate.        Download Brochure