FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

Advanced Signal Processing and Communications Engineering

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Electrical Engineering, Information Engineering
M.Sc.
Degree
English
English only
Language
Winter semester:  15 Jul/15 Mar
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Duration
Free
Tuition fees (per semester)
Starting
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
Application:
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus

Requirements


Qualification Requirements


Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree.

GPA Rate 2.00
GPA Comment

Outstanding bachelor’s degree: at least 80% or 2.0 (straight B) in the German grading system.

Additional Qualification
<p>Applicants must have knowledge in the following areas:</p> <ul> <li>Engineering math: linear algebra, complex analysis, linear differential equations, Fourier transform, Laplace transform, z-transform.</li> <li>Signals and Systems (textbook, e.g., Oppenheim/Willsky, Signals, and Systems).</li> <li>Communications (textbook, e.g., Haykin, Communication Systems).</li> <li>Stochastic Signals (textbook, e.g., Pillai/Papoulis: Probability, Random Variables, a.nd Stochastic Processes).</li> <li>Minimum knowledge in Digital Signal Processing: A.V. Oppenheim and R. Schafer, Discrete-Time Signal Processing, 3rd&nbsp;edition, Prentice Hall, &nbsp;2013.</li> <li>Software: MATLAB or Python.</li> </ul>

Applicants must have knowledge in the following areas:

  • Engineering math: linear algebra, complex analysis, linear differential equations, Fourier transform, Laplace transform, z-transform.
  • Signals and Systems (textbook, e.g., Oppenheim/Willsky, Signals, and Systems).
  • Communications (textbook, e.g., Haykin, Communication Systems).
  • Stochastic Signals (textbook, e.g., Pillai/Papoulis: Probability, Random Variables, a.nd Stochastic Processes).
  • Minimum knowledge in Digital Signal Processing: A.V. Oppenheim and R. Schafer, Discrete-Time Signal Processing, 3rd edition, Prentice Hall,  2013.
  • Software: MATLAB or Python.

Language Requirements


The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

languageEnglish
TOEFL iBT
min 80
TOEFL pBT
min 547
TOEFL CBT
min 210
IELTS
min 5.5
CERF English
min B2
UNIcert
min II
TOEIC
min 785
Cambridge
min B2 First (FCE)
Cambridge
min C1 Business Higher (BEC Higher)
LCCI Certificates
min Level 2 grades “Merit” and “Distinction” + Level 3 grades “Pass”
Telc English B2-C1 University
min B2
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
GMAT with a score of 540 can also be provided as proof of English proficiency. German language knowledge is not required.

Application & Admission


Application Deadlines



Special Deadline Case:
Winter semester: Deadline for FAU students is July 15th. Applicants who have to apply for a visa must apply by March 15th.
Summer semester:

Application Procedure & Selection


Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
Admission test/interview:
interview
Application:
directly at University
Application Fee:
none

Application Documents


You have to add the following documents as scanned copies per email:

  1. Your curriculum vitae (CV) including a passport picture.
  2. Your secondary school’s leaving certificate and university entrance certificate (certified English or German version).
  3. Bachelor’s degree and academic transcripts (certified English or German version).
  4. English language proficiency (see language requirements).
  5. APS certificate (China).
  6. GRE test results (if any).
  7. Certificates for German language courses or tests (optional).
  8. Recommendation letters of two of your academic teachers that have known you well (optional).

Please send this form and the documents by email to:

asc-admission@fau.de

Please submit all the requested information - incomplete forms will not be handled.

Bachelor students who will graduate before the start of the semester can apply using their transcript of records. These students will be asked to provide their final certificates if they are admitted.

Further Information


For more information please check the

Course Website