|Application deadline:||May 1 for non-EU citizens / June 1 for EU-citizens|
|Tuition fee:|| |
|Start date:||October 2015|
|Credits (ECTS):||120 ECTS|
|Duration full-time:||24 months|
|Delivery mode:||On Campus|
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The Master of Science in Microsystems Engineering is taught in English and was offered for the first time in the Winter Semester of 2007/08. It was designed for students from Germany and abroad with a bachelor degree in microsystems engineering or a related discipline (electrical and mechanical engineering, mechatronics).
The MSc in Microsystems Engineering complies with the Bologna Declaration for European education. It provides students with an excellent education in Microsystems Engineering and qualifies them for an industrial career in research and development or further studies in a PhD programme. The programmes highly interdisciplinary curriculum offers a wide variety of electives, ensuring that students acquire a broad spectrum of the skills needed to keep abreast with this dynamic and rapidly evolving field.
The curriculum comprises courses in Assembly and packaging technology, Microelectronics, Micro-mechanics, MST design, Optical microsystems, Sensors, Signal processing, Dynamics of MEMS, Micro-actuators, biomedical microsystems, Micro-fluidics, MST design as well as Probability and statistics.
Concentrations are offered in the areas of
* Circuits and systems
* Design and simulation
* Life sciences: Biomedical engineering
* Life sciences: Lab-on-a-chip
* Process engineering
* Sensors and actuators
In the second year, students are required to write a one-year Master's thesis, based on project work performed directly in a professor's research group, thus giving the graduate extensive, hands-on experience using state-of-the-art microsystems infrastructure.
The Faculty of Engineering offers performance based part scholarships of 2400 Euro per year to the best 5 applicants (
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