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It is virtually impossible to imagine a society without TV, radio, Internet, and mobile communication.
Telecommunication is not only central to addressing tasks of importance to society, such as telemedicine, banking, train signalling systems, and monitoring, but people are also highly dependent on smartphones, social media, on-demand video streaming etc. Telecommunication infrastructure—the technology that forms the basis of modern society—relies on engineers capable of maintaining existing systems and developing and designing new ones.
Study programme focus
The MSc in Communication Technologies and System Designs programme at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) covers areas ranging from advanced component and system design through complex network structures to the development of services and ICT solutions that meet user expectations. The programme courses include three central, traditional disciplines which, to some extent, share a common technical-scientific basis. These are:
- Component and software design
- System development and methods
The Communication Technologies and System Designs programme allows you to specialize in one of the four study lines:
- Optical Communication
- Protocols and Network Technologies
- Services and Software
- Signals Transmission
Telecommunication graduates typically find employment in the part of the electronics industry producing transmission and measuring equipment for communication purposes—including especially mobile and optical communication—or in the traditional telecom sector with, for instance, telecom or mobile operators.
Furthermore, an increasing number of graduates find employment in the emerging 'convergence industry' consisting of providers of new information and communication services—including television operators—and in companies with an extensive use of traditional telecommunication or the new services mentioned above.
Examples of companies in which our graduates are employed:
- Vitesse Semiconductor
- Sigma Designs
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- Graph Theory
- Design of Digital Systems
- Foundations of Distributed Systems
- Model-Based Systems Engineering
- Data Security
- User Experience Engineering
- Machine learning for signal processing
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- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , EEA/EU
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesCommunication Sciences Electronics & Embedded Technology
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Only applicants holding either a relevant Bachelor of Science in Engineering, a Bachelor in Engineering (diplomingeniøruddannelse) or a Bachelor of Natural Science degree can be admitted to a Master of Science in Engineering programme. The bachelor degree must be less than 10 years old.
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International15000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 30000 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
Living costs for Copenhagen
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.