The Master’s degree program “Electronics and Information Technology” features a wide range of specialization areas, allowing you to select a specific field according to your personal interests. Toward the end of the program, students independently work on a thesis topic that is, for example, related to a current research project. Graduates of the program are highly skilled and able to analyze, design, and specify electronic and information technology systems in their entirety, thus resulting in having a strong academic foundation to later build a successful career on.
- Multiple opportunities for individual specialization
- Interdisciplinary degree program
- Outstanding faculty-student ratio
- Strong focus on transferring knowledge and skills to the workplace
- Excellent career prospects
Master's Degree in
Electronics and Information Technology
DI/DIin bzw. Dipl.-Ing./Dipl.-Ing.in
Program Objectives, Job Opportunities, Career Prospects
The Master’s degree program “Electronics and Information Technology” focuses on acquiring solid, base-knowledge education to either conduct academic and scientific work on an ongoing basis or pursue a technical career. The program offers a wide range of specialization fields at the graduate level, allowing students to tailor their courses and acquire a deeper understanding of their area of interest. Students conduct research independently and graduates can expect to possess:
- Comprehensive knowledge and skills in mathematical, scientific, and theoretical disciplines, and expertise to apply these skills to address real-world problems
- Advanced, internationally-recognized expertise in an academic and scientific subfield in the field of Electronics and Information Technology
- Analytical thinking skills and a technical, interdisciplinary understanding for applications in business, management, education, and society
- A strong social skill set, ability to successfully lead/be an active part of a team, and demonstrate a high degree of personal responsibility
Graduates of the Master’s program “Electronics and Information Technology” possess highly sought-after skills and are in high demand in the fields of electronics and the automotive industries, medical technology, and in the communications sector. Many graduates work in the fields of development, component production and marketing, systems, and software
Graduates are also highly qualified to pursue positions in research & development, production, and management positions to lead technical research and development teams at an international level.
ADVANCED DEGREES AT THE JKU
After completing your graduate degree, you can continue your education by pursuing an advanced degree:
Professor Huemer talks about studying Electronics and Information Technology at LIT
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Recommended Study Plan
As part of the Master’s degree program, students are required to complete courses totaling 120 ECTS credits in the following areas
|SEMESTER||S 1||S 2||S 3||S 4|
|Master's Thesis Seminar||3|
|Final Master's Degree Examination||2|
|ECTS (total: 120)||30||30||30||30|
Potential areas of specialization:
- Microelectronics and Microsystem Technologies
- Communications Engineering
- Circuit Technology
- Signal and Information Processing
- Measuring and Sensor Technology
- Automation and Drive Technology
- Medical and Bioelectronics
- Modern Physics
- Computer Science
- BA in Electronics and Information Technology (JKU) or a Diploma degree program in Technical Physics (JKU), BA or Diploma degree program in Information Technology (JKU), BA in Mechatronics (JKU), or an undergraduate degree program equivalent in content and scope.
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