FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

Information and Communication Technology

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Computer Science, Information Engineering, Communications Engineering and Technology
M.Sc.
Degree
English
English only
Language
Winter semester: 15 Jul
Summer semester: 15 Jan
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Both semesters)
Duration
Free
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Starting
Both semesters
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
Application:
directly at the University
Study mode:
On campus

Requirements


Qualification Requirements


Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree in information and communication technology or a related subject.

Additional Qualification

The applicants must meet the following prerequisites:

  • 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 Processes (textbook, e.g., Pillai/Papoulis: Probability, Random Variables, and Stochastic Processes).
  • Digital Signal Processing: A.V. Oppenheim and R. Schafer, Discrete-Time Signal Processing, 3rdedition, Prentice Hall,  2013.
  • Software: MATLAB.
  • Knowledge in fundamentals of algorithms and data structures.
  • Knowledge in digital circuit design.
  • Basic knowledge in programming languages, e.g., C.C++, Java.

Language Requirements


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

languageEnglish
CEFR English
min B2
Cambridge
min B2 First (FCE)
IELTS
min 5.5
TOEFL CBT
min 210
TOEFL iBT
min 80
TOEFL pBT
min 547
LCCI Certificates
min Level 2 grades “Merit” and “Distinction” + Level 3 grades “Pass”
Telc English B2-C1 University
min B2
TOEIC
min 785
UNIcert
min II
PTE Academic
min 54
Specification: Minimum of 51 in all skills.
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Application & Admission


Application Deadlines


Application Procedure & Selection


Mode of Admission:
without admission restriction
Admission Test/Interview:
None
Application:
directly at the University
Application Fee:
none

Application Documents


  1. Application of admission and Control sheet - in duplicate.
  2. German language test verification certificate - if required (simple copy).
  3. School leaving certificate (certified copy).
  4. Official translation of the School Leaving Certificate (certified copy).
  5. University Degree Certificate and Diploma Supplement - if already available (certified copy).
  6. Official translation of the University Degree Certificate and Diploma Supplement (certified copy).
  7. Complete Academic Report/Transcript of Records (certified copy).
  8. Official translation of the Complete Academic Report/Transcript of Records (certified copy).
  9. Curriculum vitae.
  10. Language certificate (simple copy).
  11. Letter of application.

Please note: Foreign certificates must be handed in as officially certified copies with an officially certified translation. If your documents do not fulfill the requirements or if important certificates are missing, your application will not be processed. Documents do not have to be translated if they are issued in German, English, or French.

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Further Information


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