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Information for prospective students of Information Technology (M.Eng.)

Communication and information technologies are shaping our global society and have a lasting impact on our daily lives. Our international Master of Engineering degree program in Information Technology aims to qualify both technical specialists and managers in the information technology industry to develop and help shape infrastructures and devices of the future, where wireless and wired networks will become even faster and even more ubiquitous. Career opportunities are available in the area of research anddevelopment of technical systems and the management of such projects.

The program is open to you in a 3-semester and in a 4-semester program, depending on whether you have completed a first professional degree in Electrical and Information Engineering with a major in Information and Communication Technology or a comparable field.

International students are advised to enrol in the 4-semester Master's program Information Technology.

Why choose this Master's program?

  • Acquire specific technological knowledge in order to find innovative solutions for complex and unpredictable problems
  • Learn to efficiently design processes, to master change management and to create new strategic approaches
  • Apply your knowledge in a variety of situations in laboratories and during project work
  • Study at a vibrant campus in the heart of Frankfurt

Summary

Program Information Technology
Master of Engineering (M. Eng.)
Terms 4 or 3 semesters, full-time
ECTS-Credit Points 120 or 90
Program start Winter semester (4-semester program) oder summer semester (3-semester program)
Application deadlines applicants with German credentials: Sept 15 for the winter semester/Mar 15 for the summer semester
  applicants with international credentials: Apr 15 for the winter semester/Oct for the summer semester
Language English

This degree course was accredited by the German Accreditation Council until September 30, 2027.

 

About your studies

During your studies, you will acquire in-depth knowledge of advanced mathematics, information and communication technology, and IT security. Your knowledge in advanced theoretical methods of engineering will be improved and extended and your applied engineering knowledge in hardware and software of communication systems will be specialized, which serves as a basis for further innovative approaches. On graduating, you will have gained a proven level of knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of Information Technology which builds on the Bachelor’s level and significantly consolidates and extends it.

Students of multicultural origins will not only familiarize themselves with the German university and business environment, but also reflect cultural aspects and ethics standards.

1st semester:

  • Methods, Systems and Networks for Digital Communication
  • Circuit Design for Communication Systems
  • Software Engineering
  • Image Processing and Identification of Dynamic Systems
  • IT-Security
  • Cultural Diversity and Business Ethics

2nd semester:

  • Vector Analysis
  • Stochastic Signals and Systems
  • Digital Baseband Transmission and Modulation Methods
  • Cloud Computing
  • Digital Switching and Routing
  • Computational Intelligence

3rd semester:

  • Machine Learning
  • Mobile Computing
  • Field Theory for Optical and Microwave Communication Systems
  • Autonomous Intelligent Systems
  • Optional Technical Subject
  • Project

4th semester:

  • Master Thesis and Colloquium

1st semester:

  • Vector Analysis
  • Stochastic Signals and Systems
  • Digital Baseband Transmission and Modulation Methods
  • Cloud Computing
  • Digital Switching and Routing
  • Computational Intelligence

2nd semester:

  • Machine Learning
  • Mobile Computing
  • Field Theory for Optical and Microwave Communication Systems
  • Autonomous Intelligent Systems
  • Optional Technical Subject
  • Project

3rd semester:

  • Master Thesis and Colloquium

At Frankfurt UAS, you will study in the heart of Frankfurt's lively Nordend district: Our compact, open campus on Nibelungenallee is surrounded by restaurants and cafés, stores and parks. You can reach us in just a few minutes by streetcar or by bus from the city center. The campus itself offers you plenty of space to meet and exchange ideas – and is a good starting point for experiencing the Main metropolis Frankfurt.

Over 15,000 students from more than 100 nations study at our university. We offer a broad range of sports and language courses, cultural events as well as advice and support. Our university is a place of diversity. Come and take a look!

With a Master’s degree in Information Technology, you will be qualified for positions in academia, public administration and industry – e.g. as technical specialists or technical managers. Having acquired and applied different technological methods during your studies, you can work in research and development of integrated product and service concepts in the area of information technology. The degree also enables you to pursue a PhD.

Admission requirements

 

Foreign university entrance qualifications are checked via www.uni-assist.de.

 

Admission to the program is restricted:

  • The academic prerequisite for the degree is a Bachelor's degree (or an equivalent academic degree) in Electrical Engineering or a comparable subject with the final grade 2,0 or above, comprising at least 180 Credit Points (ECTS)
  • Proficient English language skills are a prerequisite for admission to the program and we require
    • a TOEFL score of a minimum of 80 OR
    • IELTS 6 OR
    • Cambridge First Certificate (A) OR
    • at least satisfactory grades in the advanced course English in your graduation diploma (Abiturzeugnis).
    • Other language certificates (acquired within the past two years), which prove a proficiency level of at least B2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, may also be accepted.
  • If English is your mother tongue OR you acquired your university entrance qualification in an English-speaking country/at a bilingual school OR if you are a graduate of our Bachelor program Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, you do not have to provide proof of your English language skills.

Admission to the program is restricted:

  • The academic prerequisite for the degree is a Bachelor's degree (or an equivalent academic degree) in Electrical Engineering or a comparable subject with the final grade 2,0 or above, comprising at least 210 Credit Points (ECTS)
  • Proficient English language skills are a prerequisite for admission to the program and we require
    • a TOEFL score of a minimum of 80 OR
    • IELTS 6 OR
    • Cambridge First Certificate (A) OR
    • at least satisfactory grades in the advanced course English in your graduation diploma (Abiturzeugnis).
    • Other language certificates (acquired within the past two years), which prove a proficiency level of at least B2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, may also be accepted.
  • If English is your mother tongue OR you acquired your university entrance qualification in an English-speaking country/at a bilingual school OR if you are a graduate of our Bachelor program Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, you do not have to provide proof of your English language skills.

4-semester study program (start: winter semester)

Students with an international university entrance qualification:

  • Application deadline: April 15
  • Application via the platform uni-assist

Students with a German university entrance qualification:

3-semester study program (start: summer semester)

International students are advised to enrol in the 4-semester Master's program Information Technology.

Students with a German university entrance qualification:

Further Information for international students:

International Office (IO)

Contact

Application with international degrees

Counseling

Rieke JürgensenProjektkoordination Hessen-Technikum
Building BCN, Room 810

Application & enrollment with German degrees

Head of degree course

Prof. Dr.
Armin Lehmann
Information Technology (IT) Master Study Programme
Building 8, Room 06

Additional information concerning Frankfurt UAS

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last updated on: 02.01.2023