Communication and Media Engineering (CME), M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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The Communication and Media Engineering programme is offered at the Offenburg University of Applied Sciences.Information at your fingertips, mobile computing, internet of things, multimedia networks – many trends accelerate today's life. They are the driving force behind the global markets of telecommunication, computer science and media technology.

About

The Communication and Media Engineering programme is offered at the Offenburg University of Applied Sciences.

The international Master's degree program in Communication and Media Engineering (CME) is tailored to meet the challenges of the multimedia age. Developed in 1998 by the departments of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology and Media and Information Engineering, it combines essential elements of communication engineering with innovative multimedia issues. The curriculum has been continuously updated to modern needs and continues to successfully combine these two fields.

Offenburg University of Applied Sciences enjoys an excellent reputation and is regularly rated "very good" in nationwide rankings. Offenburg is a smaller university and students benefit from the advantages of a manageable educational facility with personal attention from instructors. Offenburg University of Applied Science also offers comprehensive services and a close integration with the regional economy. 

The CME study program enjoys an excellent reputation. In fact, the Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft and the Deutsche Akademische Austausch Dienst (DAAD) voted it one of Germany's top 10 master's programs.

Accreditation

The study program is accredited by ASIIN.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Telecommunication Networks
  • Computer Networks
  • Guided Waves
  • Photonics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • 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

    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.

    Take IELTS test
  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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

Above-average Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, Telecommunication, Computer Science or related field, good knowledge in electrical engineering, IT, telecommunication or media engineering and solid knowledge in software programming.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1500 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Living costs for Offenburg

630 - 1,000 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.