Competences imparted: MSc program in Telecommunication

Competence Profile (MSc) A graduate from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) has a research-based education at a high technological level that qualifies the graduate to take on specialized business functions and participate in scientific development. A master’s degree in Engineering also gives access to further education within research (e.g. research positions or a PhD). The graduate has: • basic understanding and knowledge of the natural sciences and technological principles. The graduate can use this knowledge for innovative purposes such as solving technological problems in business or societal contexts. • extensive technological expertise within a specific area and knowledge of current trends and opportunities within this area. • a clear professional profile which includes elements of current research at an international level. The graduate has the ability to use this knowledge in developing new ideas and solving new problems. • a thorough understanding of how elements of a technological problem interact. The graduate is able to develop relevant models, systems and processes to solve the problem in question using creative analysis and modeling. • the ability to assess and delimit complex issues, put them into a broad professional and societal context, and, on this basis, propose relevant courses of action. • the ability to combine technological expertise with knowledge of economics, management, organization and project work. The graduate is able to examine technological solutions in a business and societal perspective.

General competences (MSc)
The graduate: • is proficient in both oral and written communication, and is able to present professional results in a convincing manner • commands technical problem solving at a high level, primarily through project-related approaches. The graduate is able to handle all phases of a project, including the drafting of project timelines, design and solution proposals, and documentation • can use and assess technological solutions, while applying principles of ethics and sustainability • has experience with practical solutions through experiments or other types of verification, and is acquainted with the professional work culture.

Formal conditions (MSc)
• • Admission requirements: BSc Eng (180 ECTS points) Program duration: The master’s program covers two years of full-time study (equal to 120 ECTS). This framework ensures that all graduates acquire professional core competencies through technological specialization (minimum 30 ECTS) and a master’s thesis (minimum 30 ECTS). Program participants also acquire specialized knowledge through elective courses (minimum 30 ECTS). The program also includes 30 elective ECTS credit points. Title: Master of Science in Engineering, cand. polyt. Further education: Research, PhD (3 years) Executive order: The master’s program complies with executive order BEK 338 dated May 6, 2004 (and subsequent amendments) issued by the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation.

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This affords very broad career opportunities for graduates. through complex network structures and development of user-oriented services to the management and regulation of the sector. Applications range from traditional telephony and television to mobile communication and internet and scenarios of ubiquitous intelligent communication systems. MSc Eng. On January 2007 DTU merged with 5 sectorial research institutions becoming a broad-based technical university and center of excellence. systems.PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE OBJECTIVES (MSc) The MSc program in Telecommunication Telecommunication covers many fields. e. and settings • develop software components in communication systems. solutions and components create models of communication components. a 3-year Bachelor of Science in Engineering and a 2-year Master of Science in Engineering. DTU also offers a 2-year Master of Science and Technology (MSc Techn) for Bachelors of Scienceg and a Bachelor and Master's program in Food Science in collaboration with the University of Copenhagen. DTU educates more than 750 Masters and 300 Bachelors of Engineering and 150 PhDs a year.g. The course can cover the entire production and value chain from advanced component. DTU offers a 3½-year business-oriented Bachelor of Engineering.000 students and over 4100 employees.and system-design. for signal processing. . The graduate can: • • define the context in which a specific implementation or project has to work collaborate on all development or implementation tasks involving information and communication technology carry out a research or development project at international level in their specialization within that specialization generate a broad choice of methods for developing new communications scenarios. network components or application protocols develop hardware components in communication systems exploit the scientific literature to find and evaluate research related to a given problem analyze economic and regulatory problems in the information and communication technology sector develop business models for innovation-based projects and companies • • • • • • • Facts about DTU The Technical University of Denmark (DTU) is one of the largest Northern European research and education institutions in the engineering field. The university has more than 6.

Graduates understand the physical characteristics of the technology and its limitations. a 3-year Bachelor of Science in Engineering and a 2-year Master of Science in Engineering. On January 2007 DTU merged with 5 sectorial research institutions becoming a broad-based technical university and center of excellence. The graduate can: • use electromagnetic-field theory. This is an advanced interdisciplinary area based on the theory of electromagnetic fields. subsystems and components create models for complex optical systems taking into account disparities between model and physical system form an overview of the current state of optical communication systems technology analyze economic and regulatory problems in the sector develop business models for innovation-based projects and companies take an active part in team-projects • • • • • • • Facts about DTU The Technical University of Denmark (DTU) is one of the largest Northern European research and education institutions in the engineering field. semiconductor physics. semiconductor physics. routing and switching define the physical phenomena limiting optical communication systems and distinguish between fundamental limitations and those that may be overcome • deal knowledgeably with practical aspects of modern optical communication systems. DTU also offers a 2-year Master of Science and Technology (MSc Techn) for Bachelors of Science and a Bachelor and Master's program in Food Science in collaboration with the University of Copenhagen.PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE OBJECTIVES (MSc) The MSc program in Telecommunication – Optical Communication The Optical Communication study-line focuses on high speed communication over optical fibres from transmission and network perspectives. . DTU educates more than 750 Masters and 300 Bachelors of Engineering and 150 PhDs a year. communication theory. transmission. detection. communications theory and digital signal processing. Graduates of this study-line are well equipped to work in research and development at manufacturers of fibres and other optical components and with optical-system/network agents and operators all over the world. DTU offers a 3½-year business-oriented Bachelor of Engineering. The university has more than 6. MSc Eng. non-linear optics.000 students and over 4100 employees. and signal processing in optical communication systems analyze complex telecommunication systems decomposing them into simpler systems and functionalities: signal generation.

and detection use advanced mathematics in relation to the coding and encryption of information develop algorithms for coding natural signals in order to reduce the amount of data to fit the transmission capacity model and simulate the physical layer in communication systems including signal processing • • • • • • design antennas and advanced electronics for the physical layer in communication systems develop signal processing algorithms in software (incl. The university has more than 6.PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE OBJECTIVES (MSc) The MSc program in Telecommunication – Signals and Transmission Technology The Signals and Transmission Technology study-line focuses on developing and analyzing methods for signal processing in telecommunication and signal-transmission technologies. A core subject is the digital signal processing common to most modern transmission systems . DTU offers a 3½-year business-oriented Bachelor of Engineering. Graduates of this line are equipped to work in research and development in telecommunications-equipment companies. . Many graduates are employed in companies offering advanced multimedia services such as video services and equipment. MSc Eng. DTU educates more than 750 Masters and 300 Bachelors of Engineering and 150 PhDs a year. notably the in mobile telephony industries. On January 2007 DTU merged with 5 sectorial research institutions becoming a broad-based technical university and center of excellence. DTU also offers a 2-year Master of Science and Technology (MSc Techn) for Bachelors of Science and a Bachelor and Master's program in Food Science in collaboration with the University of Copenhagen. VHDL) identify the networks within which the communication should work analyze economic and regulatory problems in the sector develop business models for innovation-based projects and companies take an active part in team-projects • • • • Facts about DTU The Technical University of Denmark (DTU) is one of the largest Northern European research and education institutions in the engineering field.The subjects include physical media and transmission equipment and the digitisation of user signals (speech and video) such as to minimize capacity take-up. The latter include wired (cables and optical fibres) and wireless communication. a 3-year Bachelor of Science in Engineering and a 2-year Master of Science in Engineering. modulation. estimation.000 students and over 4100 employees. A wide variety of implementation technologies can also be studied. The graduate can: • understand the basic parts of communication systems – wired and wireless – and their possibilities and limitations in theory and practice understand fundamental signal processing operations such as filtering.

DTU also offers a 2-year Master of Science and Technology (MSc Techn) for Bachelors of Science and a Bachelor and Master's program in Food Science in collaboration with the University of Copenhagen. capacity planning for network operators. etc. DTU educates more than 750 Masters and 300 Bachelors of Engineering and 150 PhDs a year. consultancy. a 3-year Bachelor of Science in Engineering and a 2-year Master of Science in Engineering. The university has more than 6. The graduate can: • • analyze and design advanced network architectures to support future advanced services analyze the relation between services and network technologies for core and access networks including evaluating network quality-of-service parameters analyze communication protocols in order to determine if they are suited to a given application and design and implement new advanced protocols use mathematical methods for capacity planning and determination of the efficiency and performance of protocols and networks • • • • • model protocols and networks develop network components based on hardware or software analyze economic and regulatory problems in the sector develop business models for innovation-based projects and companies take an active part in team-projects • • Facts about DTU The Technical University of Denmark (DTU) is one of the largest Northern European research and education institutions in the engineering field. protocols and services. MSc Eng. It covers general principles for networks and protocols and existing and future network technologies. On January 2007 DTU merged with 5 sectorial research institutions becoming a broad-based technical university and center of excellence.PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE OBJECTIVES (MSc) The MSc program in Telecommunication – Protocols and Network Technologies The Protocols and Network Technologies study-line focuses on principles and architectures for present and future communication networks. Graduates of this line work are well equipped to work in the development of equipment and services for communication networks. DTU offers a 3½-year business-oriented Bachelor of Engineering. .000 students and over 4100 employees.

It covers the development of solutions to and analysis of specific technologyapplication problems. consultancies and public authorities in this developing sector.g. DTU also offers a 2-year Master of Science and Technology (MSc Techn) for Bachelors of Science and a Bachelor and Master's program in Food Science in collaboration with the University of Copenhagen. The university has more than 6. DTU offers a 3½-year business-oriented Bachelor of Engineering.PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE OBJECTIVES (MSc) The MSc program in Telecommunication – Services and Markets The Services and Markets study-line offers a broad and user-oriented understanding of the technology especially from a user and business perspective. internet service providers and many other companies. DTU educates more than 750 Masters and 300 Bachelors of Engineering and 150 PhDs a year.000 students and over 4100 employees. On January 2007 DTU merged with 5 sectorial research institutions becoming a broad-based technical university and center of excellence. network suppliers. a 3-year Bachelor of Science in Engineering and a 2-year Master of Science in Engineering. . The graduate can: • • • • • understand advanced network architectures for supporting future advanced services understand. radio and television. video develop applications ensuring user confidentiality and authenticity • • • • develop applications taking into account user behavior and requirements develop and manage ICT projects independently analyze economic and regulatory problems in the sector develop business models for innovation-based projects and companies Facts about DTU The Technical University of Denmark (DTU) is one of the largest Northern European research and education institutions in the engineering field. e. use and develop application protocols develop network applications based on modern theories and trends understand signal processing in modern applications. Graduates of this line work in many areas: service and application development with network operators. MSc Eng.

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