Connected World Technologies, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    15000 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
    2006 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
  • English
    Language
University rank #141 (WUR) ,
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).

About

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.

Accreditation

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:

    6.5

    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.

  • Minimum required score (Grade C):

    180

    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

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

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

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

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

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

Living costs for Eindhoven

850 - 1,350 EUR/month
Living Costs

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

Funding

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.