Electrical Engineering and Information Technology

Study mode:Full-time Languages: German English Duration:3 semestrs
Deadline: Jun 15, 2021
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The Master of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology provides in-depth theoretical knowledge and focuses as a major field of study either on Electronic and Telecommunication Systems or Automation and Power Engineering. Students have to choose one of the two.

Modules of joint study
  • Advanced Programming Techniques
  • Numerical Methods
  • Special Mathematical Methods
  • Three elective subjects
  • Selected topics in Business Administration and Human Resource Management
  • Foreign language
  • Master's Module: Master's thesis and Master's seminar

Modules of the focus Electronic and Telecommunication Systems
  • Selected topics in Micro and Nanoelectronics
  • Selected topics on Optoelectronics and Laser Techniques
  • Modern RF and Radio Systems
  • Special Devices and Circuits
  • Signals and Systems in Communication Technology

Modules of the focus Automation and Power Engineering
  • Advanced Modelling and Simulation
  • Selected chapters of Control Engineering
  • Special topics of Contactless Sensor Systems
  • Automotive and Industrial Drive Systems
  • Renewable Energies (Generation and Distribution)

Educational organisation

The Master's programme in Electrical Engineering comprises three theoretical semesters and ends with the Master's thesis.
For all courses, ECTS Credit Points (European Credit Transfer System) are awarded.
After they have successfully completed the programme and the Master's thesis, students will be awarded the academic degree Master of Science (MSc), which is documented with a report and a certificate. The MSc degree formally entitles students to enter PhD/Dr-Ing programmes.
The Master's programme is fully accredited by ASIIN (accreditation agency specialised in accrediting degree programmes from the fields of engineering, informatics/computer science, the natural sciences and mathematics: http://www.asiin.de).

The following modules are offered:
  • Advanced Programming Techniques: lecture, summer semester, 5 ECTS
  • Numerical Methods: lecture, summer semester, 5 ECTS
  • Special Mathematical Methods: lecture, winter semester, 5 ECTS
  • Three elective subjects: summer or winter semester, 15 ECTS
  • Selected topics in Business Administration and Human Resource Management: lecture, seminar, exercises, summer semester, 5 ECTS
  • Foreign language: lecture, summer semester, 5 ECTS
  • Master's Module: Master's thesis (24 ECTS) and Master's seminar (2 ECTS)

Modules of the focus Electronic and Telecommunication Systems
  • Selected topics in Micro and Nanoelectronics: lecture, winter semester, 5 ECTS
  • Selected topics on Optoelectronics and Laser Techniques: lecture, theoretical and practical exercises, winter semester, 5 ECTS
  • Modern RF and Radio Systems: lecture, winter semester, 5 ECTS
  • Special Devices and Circuits: lecture, winter semester, 5 ECTS
  • Signals and Systems in Communication Technology: lecture with additional exercises, winter semester, 5 ECTS

Modules of the focus Automation and Power Engineering
  • Advanced Modelling and Simulation: lecture, winter semester, 5 ECTS
  • Selected chapters of Control Engineering: lecture, winter semester, 5 ECTS
  • Special topics of Contactless Sensor Systems: lecture, practical exercises, winter semester, 5 ECTS
  • Automotive and Industrial Drive Systems: lecture, winter semester, 5 ECTS
  • Renewable Energies (Generation and Distribution): lecture, winter semester, 5 ECTS

Forms of assessment

  • Written and oral examinations, projects, presentations
  • ECTS credit points as listed above
  • Master's thesis accounting for 24 ECTS

Course objectives

The Master's programme in Electrical Engineering covers the following main areas:
  • augmenting a Bachelor's degree in terms of in-depth theoretical knowledge
  • imparting special skills for creative work in research and development
  • focusing likewise on scientific and practice-oriented methods necessary for high-tech areas
  • opening up the way for subsequent PhD studies
  • establishing a sound basis for scientific work

Language requirements

Applicants must provide proof of their German and English skills.
English: TOEFL test or equivalent is required with at least 70% of the maximum score.
German: Basic level (A2)

Academic requirements

  • A qualified Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and/or information technology or a similar field with an overall mark of "good" or better is required for admission.
  • assessment test

Enrolment fees

Enrolment fees are approx. 50 EUR per semester.

Costs of living

Food and accommodation amount to approx. 600 EUR per month.

Job opportunities

There are several opportunities for employment in and around Deggendorf.

Funding opportunities within the university

Funding opportunities include scholarships for the acquisition of books and travel expenses, or full scholarships.

Arrival support

Members of the students' club "Arbeitskreis International" (aki) and the International Office at the Deggendorf Institute of Technology assist international students and support them prior to their arrival.

Services and support for international students

Members of the students' club "Arbeitskreis International" (aki) and the International Office of the Deggendorf Institute of Technology support international students.

Accommodation

Several dormitories and many apartments are available in Deggendorf.
Please see: http://www.deggendorfer-studentenviertel.de
The International Office of the Deggendorf Institute of Technology supports all international students in finding accommodation.
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