Information and Communication Engineering (iCE)

Master of Science


The research-oriented study programme Master of Science Information and Communication Engineering is focused on the theoretical basics, models and applications of information transmission and processing. This includes communication techniques and algorithms, methods for their microelectronic integration in hardware/software solutions with applications in mobile and multimedia communication, coding, data compression, security, image processing, medical systems etc. The interdisciplinary study programme is tailored to German as well as foreign students intending to pursue a degree with an international focus and courses held in English.

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Degree, duration Master of Science, 4 semesters
Language English. If desired: German in the second year
Admission Applying with international qualifications (language requirements, application deadlines): International Admission .
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Requirements for admission to the Master’s degree programme are comprised of a Bachelor of Science degree in the same programme or an equivalent degree.
An Online Test must be taken and passed as proof of sufficient knowledge of the field. The Online Test is mandatory for all applicants.
Specific degree entrance requirements may be found here and in the competences description.
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Upon successful completion of a Master of Science degree, there is the opportunity to begin working towards a Ph.D. either at the Technical University of Darmstadt or at another national or international university: Ph.D. at Technical University of Darmstadt

There is a wide range of career perspectives for electrical engineers since electrical engineering is a key technology in numerous fields of engineering, e.g. mechanical and process engineering, aerospace, the automotive industry as well as medical engineering. Also, companies within the scope of information and communication technology, energy engineering and automation engineering belong to the potential employers of electrical engineers.

Also, a considerable number of graduates choses the Ph.D. as an entry into the workforce and begins working towards a Ph.D. at a university or research institute.

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