The Advanced Diploma in Telecommunications and Network Engineering Technology program prepares graduates with the knowledge, skills and competencies needed for a career in the telecommunications and networking industry. After completing the advanced diploma program, graduates will be able to operate, maintain and configure telecommunications devices or components, systems and equipment, in networks and distribution centers. Students gain hands on experiential learning through the actual operation and troubleshooting of modern telecommunications devices and networks as well as Enterprise Unified Communications systems.

Graduates of the Telecommunications and Network Engineering Technology advanced diploma program (Ad. Dip. TNE) are eligible for entrance into the fourth year of the Bachelor of Science in Applied Telecommunications and Network Engineering .


Through this program of study, graduates acquire the technical knowledge and hands-on skills required to:

  1. To operate, maintain and configure telecommunications devices or components, systems and equipment, in networks and distribution centers.

Career Opportunities

  • Chemical Engineer
  • Research & Development Engineer
  • Refinery Process Engineer
  • Process Engineer
  • Chemical Operation Engineer
  • Production Engineer
  • Quality Control Engineer
  • Chemical and Process Engineer
  • Utilities Engineer
  • Process Safety Engineer
  • Process Control Engineer

Mathematics Requirement:

  1. A minimum of 60% on the University Math Placement Test; OR
  2. A valid SAT Report Form with minimum score of 480; OR
  3. Successful completion of Foundation Program requirements.

Request for more information

We are excited you are interested in joining UDST's Technician Preparatory Program! You can request for more information or contact below for general inquires:

School of Engineering Technology

+974 4495 2300

Entrance requirements

  1. AverageMinimum 60%
    High school graduation certificate 
    Minimum 60%
    plus two courses: one final year Mathematics, and one final year Science (Chemistry or Physics is preferred); OR
    1. Two-year Chemical Processing Engineering Technician Diploma from CNA-Q, or equivalent; OR

    Three-year Chemical Processing Engineering Technology Diploma from CNA-Q, or equivalent.
Additional Admission Criteria: Admission is competitive. Eligible applicants are ranked based on their overall final year (Grade 12 or equivalent) high school percentage, placement tests rankings, and Admission Priority Category.

Language proficiency Requirements

  1. An overall score of 65 or greater on the Oxford Online Placement Test (OOPT) or a passing score from another approved internationally recognized English language test, as validated by the Registrar’s Office.
  2. A valid IELTS Academic Test Report Form with an overall band of 5.0 with no individual band score (reading, writing, speaking, listening) below 4.5.
  3. Successful completion of FL1090, a language development course.