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Communications Engineering

RWTH Aachen University

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
Duration
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About

The study program Communications Engineering, at the RWTH Aachen University, comprises three semesters of lectures, tutorials and lab courses, along with an industrial internship of at least 18 weeks and a final master thesis in the fourth semester.

Overview

Why to study

The curriculumof the Communications Engineering programme at the RWTH Aachen University, is complemented by a broad offer of laboratories, project works and seminars. In addition, there is an area of eligible courses which comprises the full master program of the faculty, hence including courses from all study programs. Finally there is an area of free elective courses from the entire RWTH course program, including language courses, courses in economy, law or soft-skill courses and block lectures.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Signals, System and Communication

  • Information Theory and Source Coding

  • Communication Protocols

  • RF Systems

  • Forward Error Correction and Digital Modulation

  • Estimation and Detection Theory

  • Architectures and Protocols

  • Principles and Architectures of Cognitive Radios

  • Multimedia Communication Systems

  • Advanced Methods of Cryptography

  • Acoustic Virtual Reality

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Currently there is no numerus clausus (NC) for the Master's degree program "Electrical Engineering, Information Technology and Computer Engineering". However, it has limited access nevertheless, i.e., a first recognized university degree through which the necessary educational background for the Master course of study can be proven, is needed. The requirements for admission are defined in the respective examination regulations (PO). Therefore, a formal application to the Examination Board of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology is required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • There are no tuition fees at RWTH Aachen University - this applies for international students as well!

Funding

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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Communications Engineering
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RWTH Aachen University

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