Connected World Technologies, M.Sc.

Connected World Technologies, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #104 (QS) ,
Removing telecommunication technology from the modern information society is impossible. It's a dynamic area of expertise where knowledge of electrical engineering, math & IT, physics, chemistry technology and innovation sciences are combined. The Special Master program Connected World Technologies is offered by Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e).


The Connected World Technologies Master at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) has a broad program with mandatory subjects:

  • Electromagnetism
  • Physics
  • Math
  • Digital Network Techniques
  • Performance analyses
Research projects

As a student of Connected World Technologies, you can initiate research projects in these groups:

At the Electrical Engineering faculty:

  • Electro-Optical Communication
  • Opto-electronic Devices
  • Mixed-signal Microelectronics
  • Electromagnetics
  • Signal Processing Systems
  • Electronic Systems

At the Math & IT:

  • Coding & Cryptography
  • Stochastic Operations Research

At the Chemistry Technologies faculty:

  • Polymer Technology
  • Glass Ceramics

At the Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences faculty:

  • Technology, Innovation & Society

You can also graduate at one of the many companies and universities all around the world.

Alumni of Connected World Technologies work for:

  • Telecommunication companies
  • Manufacturers of materials and systems
  • Developers of applications
  • Service suppliers
  • Network installation companies
  • Exploitation companies

Alumni find a job within a year, often at university level, and with a high starting salary.


This special Master’s track is formally a track of the Master’s program Electrical Engineering. The Master’s program Electrical Engineering is accredited by NVAO (Nederlands-Vlaamse Accreditatieorganisatie), the Accreditation Organization of the Netherlands and Flanders.

Programme Structure

First year

  • Physics and math
  • Broadband Telecommunication Technology
  • Internship
  • Development activities
  • Electives

Second year

  • Electives
  • Internship
  • Closing research project

This course is taught in English.

For more information, please visit the programme website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: September entry - Deadline for students applying for the ALSP/HS scholarship: February 1.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    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 (Grade C):


    C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

Academic Requirements

You will have direct access to the Broadband Telecommunication Technologies Master (BTT) if:

  • You have finished a TU/e Bachelor Electrical Engineering
  • You have finished a TU/e Bachelor Technical Physics
  • After successfully completing a connecting Minor

Several Bachelors of Delft University of Technology and University Twente also permit direct access.

You can also choose the BTT Master with one of the following Bachelors:

  • Technical Mathematics
  • Technical IT
  • Chemistry Technologies
  • Technical Innovation Science

Contact the Electrical Engineering faculty to find out if you can enter Broadband Telecommunication Technologies halfway, or if you qualify for a BTT-Master certificate.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    15000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    2006 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2006 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Eindhoven

  • 850 - 1350 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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