It is possible to start the programme either in winter or summer. All courses are taught in English. In addition to the scientific education, students learn German and become accustomed to the German way of life. A service package is offered to assist and support students from outside Germany with administrative matters, accommodation etc.
The programme comprises three semesters (one and a half years), where the first two semesters are devoted to courses, seminars and lab training organised in modules. The third semester is used exclusively for the final thesis module. In each semester, modules totalling 30 credit points must be completed. On successful completion of the thesis module, the student is awarded the MSc degree. Please see our website at http://www.ece.uni-kassel.de
for more information.
On receiving the MSc degree, students interested in academic research and teaching careers can pursue a Doctor of Philosophy degree (PhD) in the aforementioned areas of communications.
Study abroad unit(s)
Forms of assessment
Depending on the course type, there are written and oral exams (lectures), presentations (seminars, projects), solution of exercises/programming (lab courses), presentations and reports (Master's thesis). For each module, either six or twelve ECTS credits are granted.
The objective of the programme is to enable the student to work in different fields of communications, both in academia and industry. This comprises jobs in research and development departments, consulting, operation and maintenance, patent issues, acquisition of projects, etc. The objectives of the modules in the programme including the targeted skills as well as alumni careers can be found at http://www.ece.uni-kassel.de