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									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)                                     Formal conditions (MSc)

The graduate:                                                 •   Admission requirements: BSc Eng (180 ECTS
• is proficient in both oral and written                          points)
  communication, and is able to present                       •   Program duration: The master’s program covers
  professional results in a convincing manner                     two years of full-time study (equal to 120 ECTS).
• commands technical problem solving at a high                    This framework ensures that all graduates acquire
  level, primarily through project-related                        professional core competencies through
  approaches. The graduate is able to handle all                  technological specialization (minimum 30 ECTS)
  phases of a project, including the drafting of                  and a master’s thesis (minimum 30 ECTS).
  project timelines, design and solution proposals,               Program participants also acquire specialized
  and documentation                                               knowledge through elective courses (minimum 30
• can use and assess technological solutions, while               ECTS). The program also includes 30 elective
  applying principles of ethics and sustainability                ECTS credit points.
• has experience with practical solutions through             •   Title: Master of Science in Engineering, cand.
  experiments or other types of verification, and is              polyt.
  acquainted with the professional work culture.              •   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.
PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE OBJECTIVES (MSc)
The MSc program in Telecommunication

Telecommunication covers many fields. Applications range from traditional telephony and television to mobile
communication and internet and scenarios of ubiquitous intelligent communication systems. The course can cover
the entire production and value chain from advanced component- and system-design, through complex network
structures and development of user-oriented services to the management and regulation of the sector. This affords
very broad career opportunities for graduates.




The graduate can:
•    define the context in which a specific implementation        •   develop software components in communication
     or project has to work                                           systems, e.g. for signal processing, network
•    collaborate on all development or implementation                 components or application protocols
     tasks involving information and communication                •   develop hardware components in communication
     technology                                                       systems
•    carry out a research or development project at               •   exploit the scientific literature to find and evaluate
     international level in their specialization                      research related to a given problem
•    within that specialization generate a broad choice of        •   analyze economic and regulatory problems in the
     methods for developing new communications                        information and communication technology sector
     scenarios, solutions and components                          •   develop business models for innovation-based
•    create models of communication components,                       projects and companies
     systems, and settings




    Facts about DTU

    The Technical University of Denmark (DTU) is one of the largest Northern European research and
    education institutions in the engineering field. DTU educates more than 750 Masters and 300
    Bachelors of Engineering and 150 PhDs a year. On January 2007 DTU merged with 5 sectorial
    research institutions becoming a broad-based technical university and center of excellence. The
    university has more than 6,000 students and over 4100 employees.

    DTU offers a 3½-year business-oriented Bachelor of Engineering, a 3-year Bachelor of Science in
    Engineering and a 2-year Master of Science in Engineering, MSc Eng. 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.
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. Graduates understand the physical characteristics of the technology and its limitations.
This is an advanced interdisciplinary area based on the theory of electromagnetic fields, semiconductor physics,
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.




The graduate can:
•    use electromagnetic-field theory, semiconductor              •   deal knowledgeably with practical aspects of modern
     physics, non-linear optics, communication theory,                optical communication systems, subsystems and
     and signal processing in optical communication                   components
     systems                                                      •   create models for complex optical systems taking
•    analyze complex telecommunication systems                        into account disparities between model and physical
     decomposing them into simpler systems and                        system
     functionalities: signal generation, transmission,            •   form an overview of the current state of optical
     detection, routing and switching                                 communication systems technology
•    define the physical phenomena limiting optical               •   analyze economic and regulatory problems in the
     communication systems and distinguish between                    sector
     fundamental limitations and those that may be                •   develop business models for innovation-based
     overcome                                                         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. DTU educates more than 750 Masters and 300
    Bachelors of Engineering and 150 PhDs a year. On January 2007 DTU merged with 5 sectorial
    research institutions becoming a broad-based technical university and center of excellence. The
    university has more than 6,000 students and over 4100 employees.

    DTU offers a 3½-year business-oriented Bachelor of Engineering, a 3-year Bachelor of Science in
    Engineering and a 2-year Master of Science in Engineering, MSc Eng. 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 – 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. The latter include wired (cables and optical
fibres) and wireless communication. A core subject is the digital signal processing common to most modern
transmission systems .The subjects include physical media and transmission equipment and the digitisation of user
signals (speech and video) such as to minimize capacity take-up. A wide variety of implementation technologies
can also be studied.

Graduates of this line are equipped to work in research and development in telecommunications-equipment
companies, notably the in mobile telephony industries. Many graduates are employed in companies offering
advanced multimedia services such as video services and equipment.




The graduate can:
•    understand the basic parts of communication                  •   design antennas and advanced electronics for the
     systems – wired and wireless – and their possibilities           physical layer in communication systems
     and limitations in theory and practice                       •   develop signal processing algorithms in software
•    understand fundamental signal processing                         (incl. VHDL)
     operations such as filtering, modulation, estimation,        •   identify the networks within which the communication
     and detection                                                    should work
•    use advanced mathematics in relation to the coding           •   analyze economic and regulatory problems in the
     and encryption of information                                    sector
•    develop algorithms for coding natural signals in order       •   develop business models for innovation-based
     to reduce the amount of data to fit the transmission             projects and companies
     capacity                                                     •   take an active part in team-projects
•    model and simulate the physical layer in
     communication systems including signal processing




    Facts about DTU

    The Technical University of Denmark (DTU) is one of the largest Northern European research and
    education institutions in the engineering field. DTU educates more than 750 Masters and 300
    Bachelors of Engineering and 150 PhDs a year. On January 2007 DTU merged with 5 sectorial
    research institutions becoming a broad-based technical university and center of excellence. The
    university has more than 6,000 students and over 4100 employees.

    DTU offers a 3½-year business-oriented Bachelor of Engineering, a 3-year Bachelor of Science in
    Engineering and a 2-year Master of Science in Engineering, MSc Eng. 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 – Protocols and Network Technologies


The Protocols and Network Technologies study-line focuses on principles and architectures for present and future
communication networks. It covers general principles for networks and protocols and existing and future network
technologies, protocols and services.

Graduates of this line work are well equipped to work in the development of equipment and services for
communication networks, capacity planning for network operators, consultancy, etc.




The graduate can:
•    analyze and design advanced network architectures            •   model protocols and networks
     to support future advanced services                          •   develop network components based on hardware or
•    analyze the relation between services and network                software
     technologies for core and access networks including          •   analyze economic and regulatory problems in the
     evaluating network quality-of-service parameters                 sector
•    analyze communication protocols in order to                  •   develop business models for innovation-based
     determine if they are suited to a given application              projects and companies
     and design and implement new advanced protocols
                                                                  •   take an active part in team-projects
•    use mathematical methods for capacity planning and
     determination of the efficiency and performance of
     protocols and networks




    Facts about DTU

    The Technical University of Denmark (DTU) is one of the largest Northern European research and
    education institutions in the engineering field. DTU educates more than 750 Masters and 300
    Bachelors of Engineering and 150 PhDs a year. On January 2007 DTU merged with 5 sectorial
    research institutions becoming a broad-based technical university and center of excellence. The
    university has more than 6,000 students and over 4100 employees.

    DTU offers a 3½-year business-oriented Bachelor of Engineering, a 3-year Bachelor of Science in
    Engineering and a 2-year Master of Science in Engineering, MSc Eng. 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 – 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. It covers the development of solutions to and analysis of specific technology-
application problems.

Graduates of this line work in many areas: service and application development with network operators, network
suppliers, radio and television, internet service providers and many other companies, consultancies and public
authorities in this developing sector.




The graduate can:
•    understand advanced network architectures for                •   develop applications taking into account user
     supporting future advanced services                              behavior and requirements
•    understand, use and develop application protocols            •   develop and manage ICT projects
•    develop network applications based on modern                 •   independently analyze economic and regulatory
     theories and trends                                              problems in the sector
•    understand signal processing in modern                       •   develop business models for innovation-based
     applications, e.g. video                                         projects and companies
•    develop applications ensuring user confidentiality
     and authenticity




    Facts about DTU

    The Technical University of Denmark (DTU) is one of the largest Northern European research and
    education institutions in the engineering field. DTU educates more than 750 Masters and 300
    Bachelors of Engineering and 150 PhDs a year. On January 2007 DTU merged with 5 sectorial
    research institutions becoming a broad-based technical university and center of excellence. The
    university has more than 6,000 students and over 4100 employees.

    DTU offers a 3½-year business-oriented Bachelor of Engineering, a 3-year Bachelor of Science in
    Engineering and a 2-year Master of Science in Engineering, MSc Eng. 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.

								
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