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Wireless, Photonics and Space Engineering

Chalmers University of Technology

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
Duration
13532 EUR/year
Free
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About

The backbone of modern telecom infrastructure consists of optical fibre-based systems in combination with wireless technologies. The Wireless, Photonics and Space Engineering programme is offered at Chalmers University of Technology.

Overview

The Wireless, Photonics and Space Engineering programme is offered at Chalmers University of Technology.

This programme offers a unique opportunity to study a combination of subjects for which Chalmers has world-class facilities: Onsala Space Observatory with radio telescopes and equipment to study the Earth and its atmosphere, the Nanofabrication Laboratory with a clean-room for research and fabrication of advanced semiconductor devices and integrated circuits, and research laboratories with state-of-the-art photonics and microwave measurement equipment.

We focus on applied science and engineering, where we combine theory with hands-on practise, labs and projects. We are involved in cutting edge research and the manufacturing of components for e.g. microwave and millimetre wave electronics, instruments for radio astronomy and remote sensing, optical fibres, lasers, and microwave antennas.

Career 

As an alumni graduating from this programme you will work as a technical specialist in design, development, or production of hardware for microwave and photonic technologies.

The great mix of both small and large companies, regionally and globally located, ensures a high employability. Wireless and fibre optical communication between people as well as the emerging field of communication between machines are rapidly increasing and will need more specialists with solid knowledge in hardware for microwave, photonics and space technology. It is a global industry, and there are alumni from this program working in many countries across the globe.

Chalmers has large and internationally recognised research laboratories in photonics, microwave and millimetre wave electronics, antenna engineering, and advanced receivers for space observatories. A Master’s degree from this programme is the perfect background for pursuing PhD studies at these laboratories, as well as at other university laboratories abroad specialised in the same field.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Microwave engineering
  • Photonics and lasers
  • Antenna engineering
  • Space sciences and techniques
  • Integrated photonics 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor´s degree (or the equivalent) with a Major in Electrical Engineering, Engineering Physics, Physics or Engineering Mathematics.
  • Prerequisites: Mathematics (at least 30 credits) (including Linear algebra, Multivariable analysis and Fourier analysis) and Electromagnetic field theory.
  • Preferable course experience: High frequency electromagnetic waves.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13532 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13532 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • 140 000 SEK/ academic year;

Funding

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