Information and Communication Engineering (iCE)

Master of Science; tuition language: English

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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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Semesters 4
Language English. If desired: German in the second year
Start of studies Winter semester, summer semester
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Admission requirements 1. A B.Sc. Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik degree of TU Darmstadt (reference programme) with a suitable major, or an equivalent degree;

2. English at C1 (GER) level;

3. additional requirements:
Study regulations
Competences description.

4. Formal and language requirements for applicants with international qualifications.
See also: General information on applying to a master's degree programme .
Admission procedure Provided that the admission requirements (entrance examination) are met, there are no numerical admission restrictions.
Application Application deadlines and online application

Early application deadline for international applicants: The application portal TUCaN is already open for international applicants from 1st March 2024 to 31st August 2024 for an application for the winter semester 2024/25. This serves, for example, for the application for a visa or for submission to the Foreigners' Registration Office. More information can be found on our website.
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Doctoral Studies
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Alumni careers

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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