Accredited training for telecommunications professionals

Accredited Training & Qualifications

UKTA has unique experience is providing both academic and practical training globally and provides an accessible and inclusive learning environment for ICT professionals around the world. Our goal is to strengthen the human, institutional and organisational capacity of developing countries by making available telecommunications and ICT learning and development opportunities at the highest possible levels of quality.Through partnerships with leading institutions, UKTA has encouraged thousands of students to develop their careers by completing UKTA accredited courses.

Academic Training

UKTA offers two Masters Degree courses. The Master of Communications Management is offered in collaboration with the International Telecommunications Union and the University of Rwanda. The Master of Laws in Information And Communications Technology is offered in collaboration with the African Advanced Level Telecommunications Institute and The Open University of Tanzania. Both degree courses are delivered primarily online and offer students a flexible approach so they can pursue a Masters degree while maintaining their professional careers.

Practical Training

To encourage continuous professional development, UKTA accredits courses from third party providers. Both the GSMA and Cable Training provide a range of high quality and well received courses which reference real-world examples to highlight best practice.

The practical courses help professionals, policymakers and regulators understand the implications of different approaches and techniques, and how they can affect the delivery of telecommunications and ICTs.

Availability of Scholarships

The UKTA is proud to have secured a significant number of sponsorships for pupils from all over the world. If you are interested in applying for a scholarship and believe you have the drive and determination to excel within telecommunications, please get in touch with our Vice Chairman


"ITU and UKTA have helped people to have the skills required to live and work in today’s digital society. Our partnership will go a long way in facilitating the achievements of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. I also want to congratulate Professor David Mellor, former Chairman of UKTA whom we have awarded a personal Achievement Award. He has touched many lives particularly for people in least developed countries where he tirelessly provided scholarships." Mr Brahima Sanou, Director Telecommunication Development Bureau, ITU