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Electronics and Communications Engineering

University of Siena
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
Siena
English
University of Siena

About this program

Electronics and Communications Engineering

The MSc in Electronics Communications Engineering aims to train graduate with advanced knowledge on current telecommunications and electronic systems and with the latest skills for their design, development and maintenance. The program provides studies in key technical areas such as digital communication techniques, information theory, electronic design and high-frequency techniques. Besides a solid math science/engineering education, students can improve their skills tailoring the course to their requirements by choosing among a number of option modules in application fields such as security, safety, energy and environment.

Objectives

This is a 2-year graduate programme taught entirely in English, offered to both national and international students.

The Master’s Degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering provides methodologies of advanced mathematical calculus, in particular functional and complex analysis, in order to introduce the necessary tools to model and formalize the solutions of complex information engineering problems.

Admission requirements

Bachelor/Undergraduate diploma (or higher)

After you have applied, an Enrolment Committee will assess your competences and skills against the requirements of the MSc Programme.

Admission criteria

Your application will be processed only if the GPA of your undergraduate degree is above the minimum values reported here: list of minimum GPA by country

The competences required to be admitted to the MSc in engineering are:

  • a background in mathematics, statistics and physics, equivalent to the one achieved in first-level (B.A.) engineering degrees;
  • basics principles of computer science, control, electronics and telecommunications;
  • basic programming skills.

Procedures at the Italian Diplomatic Representatives

Non-EU citizens

Non-EU citizens are invited to contact the Italian Diplomatic Representation of their countries as soon as possible in order to obtain all the required documents for the pre-enrollment at the University of Siena and for information regarding the VISA process.

EU citizens – Non EU citizens with regular permit to stay – Italians with degrees obtained abroad

They must contact the appropriate Italian Diplomatic Representation in order to obtain all the documents required for enrollment in the University of Siena.

Language requirements

In order to take the MSc courses, students must have an adequate knowledge of the English language, at least of level B1 as established by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). Students can demonstrate to possess the required knowledge level either through a recognized international certification (see the list) of international certifications recognized by the University of Siena), or by passing a B2 level exam at the Centro Linguistico di Ateneo (CLA).

After enrolment in Siena, students having an international certification must present it to the CLA office. The CLA is located in Piazza San Francesco 7, Siena (more details can be found in the related website).

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available, please visit the university website for information.

Program delivery

In addition to in-presence teaching, which continues to be the preferred method also in the next Academic Year, every single lesson will be simultaneously live-streamed and/or video recorded and uploaded on our digital platform for subsequent viewing. This mode is essential for students who are temporarily unable to be on premises.

Tuition

The tuition fee is calculated according to the country of origin and ranges from a minimum of € 756 to a maximum of € 2,626 (per year).

Qualification

Credits - 120 ECTS

Awards - MSc (LM-27 Second cycle degree in Telecommunications Engineering)

Career paths

Graduates in Electronics and Communications Engineering can find jobs within industries, public companies, government agencies, financial institutions and research centres, whose R&D divisions carry out activities concerning design, production and management of systems for information processing and transmission, data networking, wired and wireless transmission, design, development and management of complex electronic systems and subsystems.

In particular, main positions are in companies involved in design, production and management of telecommunication systems, as well as infrastructures for data acquisition and transportation and information technology applications for telecommunications, remote sensing and multimedia.

Graduates in Electronics and Communications Engineering from the University of Siena will acquire knowledge in the vast and complex field of smart and wireless sensor systems. Typical job opportunities for the Master’s graduates include companies producing or managing telecommunication and smart sensor systems, in the agro-food, tourism and medical areas, safety and care to elderly or disabled, preservation of cultural heritage, space and automotive industry, energy, etc. Master’s graduates in Electronics and Communications Engineering can access the Italian Professional Society of Engineers, Information Engineering section.

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University of Siena

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University of Siena

Banchi di Sotto, 55
53100 Siena
Italy

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