Electronics and ICT Engineering Technology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • English (schedule IELTS)
    Language
This Electronics and ICT Engineering Technology master’s programme at KU Leuven prepares you for correctly assessing the workings and impact of various technologies. You learn to analyse, design, and implement analogue and digital electronic systems as well as complex information and communication systems

About

You learn to analyse, design, and implement analogue and digital electronic systems as well as complex information and communication systems. Upon completion of the programme, you are an engineer with a broad foundation of general skills and technical knowledge. The Electronics and ICT Engineering Technology program is delivered by KU Leuven.

What is the Master in Electronics and ICT Engineering Technology all about?

In this master's programme you learn to correctly assess the workings and impact of various electronic technologies. You learn to design and implement existing analogue and digital electronic systems and leverage this knowledge to complex information and communication systems.

Intelligent Electronics option

Intelligent Electronics refers to the combination of hardware and software used to develop and implement so-called embedded systems (cell phones, MP3 players, digital cameras, etc.). You learn to take into consideration limitations in the areas of I/O possibilities, memory, speed and energy consumption.

Internet Computing option

Internet Computing follows the trend of a more broadly distributed approach to developing computer applications. The advantages to this are high reliability, scalability, high performance, easy maintenance, low cost price, etc. Examples of applications based on this approach include web-based and internet applications like search robots and voice-over IP, as well as e-commerce, enterprise resource management.

Career paths

On completion of the programme, you will be an industrial engineer with a broad foundation of general skills and technical knowledge. At the same time, you will be familiar with the fascinating world of information processing, which plays a crucial role in many social sectors. Often, you will also play a key role in the development of a variety of digital media applications ranging from modern consumer products (positioning and navigation systems; smartphones; digital audio and video) to custom stand-alone or networked applications.

Programme Structure

Common Courses:

  • Multimedia
  • Wireless Communication
  • Management and Communication
  • Pathways to Sustainability: Core Issues and Challenges
  • Master's Thesis

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

Applicants with the following can be granted admission subject to successful completion of a preparatory programme (possibly already including some master courses): 
  • Bachelor of Science/Engineering in Electronics Engineering 
  • Bachelor of Engineering Technology with a different specialisation 
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering with a different specialisation 
  • Bachelor of Science in a related field 

      Tuition Fee

      • International Applies to you

        6000 EUR/year
        Tuition Fee
        Based on the original amount of 6000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
      • EU/EEA Applies to you

        6000 EUR/year
        Tuition Fee
        Based on the original amount of 6000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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      Living costs for Leuven

      • 810 - 1280 EUR/month
        Living Costs

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