Master in Technology Policy in Europe

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Technology Policy

A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.

A Master of Science degree in Technology policy has the intention of teaching about the technological issues of today. Students will excel in technical fields while being able to implement strategies, understand conflicting values and develop constituencies. It integrates different fields with technology.

Europe, one of the world's seven continents, is usually known as the westernmost peninsula of Eurasia. Second smallest continent, with 10,180,000 (km2), the area regroups 50 countries.

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Master in Mobile Technologies and Smart Cities (MMTSC)

Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena
Campus Full time 15 months February 2017 Spain Murcia

MMTSC is a Master Degree that allows students acquiring the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to engage the technological challenges associated to Mobile Technologies for Smart Cities. The MMTSC includes courses on Broadband Wireless Standards and Technologies, Smart Cities Technologies & Data Management, Big & Open DATA, IoT (Internet of Things), Urban Informatics, Adaptive Cities, Intelligent Transport, Data Security, Entrepreneurship in high-risk fast-changing technology areas, mobile app development, operation and management of new digital networks, novel sensors, actuators and gadgets… and much more. The students will explore the role of technology and data in cities, and they will learn how to participate in the creation of smart cities. [+]

Masters in Technology Policy in Europe 2017. MMTSC is a Master Degree that allows students acquiring the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to engage the technological challenges associated to Mobile Technologies for Smart Cities. The MMTSC includes courses on Broadband Wireless Standards and Technologies, Smart Cities Technologies & Data Management, Big & Open DATA, IoT (Internet of Things), Urban Informatics, Adaptive Cities, Intelligent Transport, Data Security, Entrepreneurship in high-risk fast-changing technology areas, mobile app development, operation and management of new digital networks, novel sensors, actuators and gadgets… and much more. The students will explore the role of technology and data in cities, and they will learn how to participate in the creation of smart cities. UPCT University also accommodate several “Cátedras”, “spin-offs”, “Cloud Incubator HUB”, which have produced long-term stablished collaborative agreements between our University and the most prestigious companies in the field of Mobile Technologies and Smart Cities. The students of the MMCST will have the opportunity to work together with the principal companies in the national and international sector of Engineering, and take advantage of the enormous opportunities of this experience. For sure a MMCST at UPCT will provide a wonderful “springboard” to promote your career and vocation, and introduce you to Europe’s, North America’s, Latin America’s, and North Africa’s high-quality job market. The telecommunications engineering profession is characterised by its ability to adapt to this increasingly technological and dynamic society. Today, telecommunications engineering is present not only in the Information and Communication Technologies sector, but also in many other sectors such as industrial, banking, motor, agricultural, health, consultancy, etc., which means a highly promising future for its professionals. Graduates who have studied at the ETSIT of the UPCT (Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena) are adequately prepared to work in public or private, large or small service contract companies in the areas of design, installation, maintenance and operation of networks and cable and fibre optic communication systems (television, Internet, etc.) or wireless (mobile communications, WiFi, WiMAX, TDT, sensor networks, etc.). They also carry out an important function in service provision companies (mobile and cable operators) and companies dedicated to the manufacture and supply of equipment such as antennae, mobiles, digital television or radio, satellites, etc. Moreover, these engineers have a wide range of opportunity in Public Administration technical bodies and management consultancies, in entrepreneurship, R&D&I and in the independent practice of the profession. In just 10 years, 8 research groups have carried out 76 research projects, with funding of over 5.3 million euros; undertaken more than 50 R&D contracts worth over 1.5 million euros; published hundreds of articles and papers on national and international conferences; and have defended more than 40 Doctoral Theses in the field of ITCs with significant social impact. The ETSIT headquarters are located in the restored 18th-century Antigones Building, which has a total surface area of 1,800 m2 dedicated exclusively to teaching classrooms, with a capacity for 1,305 students. Classroom equipment includes interactive digital blackboards, traditional blackboards, overhead projectors, a public address system (wireless microphones and speakers), multimedia desks, and Internet access. In addition to these, the School and its departments provide teachers with other audiovisual resources such as tablet PCs, slide projectors, a television/video, laptops, and video projectors. Our facilities boast 1,500 m2 of teaching laboratories fitted out with state-of-the-art equipment, and 300 m2 dedicated to computer rooms. In addition to the teaching laboratories, 500 m2 of basement space is dedicated to R&D&I laboratories. The ETSIT currently has over 700 students distributed among the various degree courses. The percentage of male and female students is 80% and 20% respectively. Over its 10 years of existence, more than 600 students have graduated (321 in Telecommunications Engineering and 287 in Technical Telecommunications Engineering, specialising in Telematics). According to the PESIT VI report (Socio-Professional Studies on Telecommunications Engineers) of the Official College of Telecommunications Engineers, 100% of current telecommunications engineers and technical telecommunications engineers were employed within a year of completing their studies. There are over 80 teachers in 10 different departments working at the ETSIT. Of these, 80% are Doctors. The employment status of available teaching staff reflects this situation, where 50% of the teaching and research staff are career civil servants, 19.5% have an indefinite employment contract, and 30.5% have a teaching or administrative contract. Some 65% of teaching staff have more than 10 years´ teaching experience and over 70% have at least 6 years´ recognised research work. Along with teaching, research is one of the cornerstones of the University. The majority of ETSIT teachers carry out intense research activity. These teachers form part of different Research Groups related to telematics engineering, electromagnetism applied to telecommunications, signal processing, mobile communications, radio communications and astrophysics. Entry Requirements and Fee Entry Requirements Students interested in attending the Master in Mobile Technologies and Smart Cities should have a Bachelor degree with knowledge on some of the following topics: telecommunications, electrical engineering or computer sciences. Pre-selected applicants are required to pass a preliminary test. Fees for International Students Fees for international Students are €14.000,00. Eligible students may be entitled to a €2.000,00 scholarship. Enrolment process Application Process for the MMTSC at UPCT Documentation to be submitted: Valid Passport Certificate obtained in your home country in which it is stated that your completed studies allow you to access Master studies Full transcript of records in which the following data is shown: Official duration of the degree (in academic years) Subjects taken Workload of those subjects (in hours) Grades of those subjects – explain percentage Certificate from the home University (or competent authority) in which it is accredited that you have access to Master Studies Note: Please remember that all documents need to be official and need to be issued by the competent authorities. Also, they need to be legalised, so an Apostille Stamp (see below for more information) is mandatory. Documents must be submitted in Spanish OR English. Should the original documents be translated into Spanish, the translation will have to be official. [-]

Master in Computer Science and Technology

Technical University of Ostrava
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Czech Republic Ostrava

The Master’s course of Computer Science and Technology provides the students with an education designed to help them find employment mainly in the field of creation and administration of various extensive and complex software products, in the creation and administration of computational systems and computer networks, in the production of computers and their components, and finally, among others, in the fields of business and education. [+]

Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Study Branch Computer Science and Technology Branch Profile The Master’s course of Computer Science and Technology provides the students with an education designed to help them find employment mainly in the field of creation and administration of various extensive and complex software products, in the creation and administration of computational systems and computer networks, in the production of computers and their components, and finally, among others, in the fields of business and education. Apart from the knowledge ensuring very good chances of employment in practice, the students are educated in relevant theoretical areas as well, which enables them to find employment in R&D as well as to continue their studies in the doctoral programme. Key Learning Outcomes - Knowledge In comparison with the Bachelor’s level, the Master’s knowledge of the preparation theoretical disciplines (e.g. mathematics, discrete mathematics, and theoretical informatics, logics) are deeper and broader. Moreover, the graduate is able to perform analyses. Also, there are more complex, theoretically demanding, or less frequent areas of informatics, such as the processing and analysis of data of various kinds, including multimedia data and very extensive data, systems implementing artificial intelligence, cognitive robots, systems of machine perception and recognition, computer modelling of various systems, designing of special (e.g. very powerful) computational systems. In the above mentioned areas, the graduate is capable of evaluation, and he/she also understands the elementary scientific methods used here. - Skills The graduates can design pieces of work of a large extent (e.g. software products, computation systems) as well as theoretically and technologically demanding pieces of work and can implement them as members or leaders of teams. They are able to choose the suitable procedure and technology for the solution. In non-standard situations they can modify the commonly used procedures appropriately. They can compare and evaluate various procedures. They can defend suggested solutions in a professional discussion. As a team member, the graduate can independently perform very demanding partial tasks. He/she can administer extensive and complex systems. The graduate can draw up extensive texts presenting complex ideas. - General competencies: When dealing with problems, the graduates can communicate with people, e.g. with other team members or with customers when specifying the tasks and handing over products. They can manage a problem-solving team, define the targets, determine strategies, choose alternative solutions, present and defend their opinions and chosen solutions, study technical literature, bear responsibility for their decisions and the work of the team, and educate themselves in the given branch as well as communicate with experts of the branch in a foreign language, especially English. Occupational Profiles of Graduates The graduates can find employment both as operating and managerial workers in various areas, such as in the creation and administration of various extensive and demanding software products, in creation and administration of extensive computational systems, in creation and administration of extensive computer networks, and in creation of software products for theoretically demanding computational procedures as well as in research, development, consulting and teaching activity within the branch. Admission Requirements Determined by Dean, may include entrance examination, specific courses taken during bachelor studies, other formal documents. Graduation requirement 120 ECTS Credits, Final state examination, Diploma thesis Course Structure Diagram with ECTS Credits 30 ECTS credit per semester. [-]