MSc in Electronics and Communications Engineering

University of Siena

Program Description

MSc in Electronics and Communications Engineering

University of Siena

Electronics and Communications Engineering

This is a 2-year graduate programme entirely taught in English, offered to both national and international students.

The Master's Degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering aims to form a graduate with advanced skills in processing and information-transmission systems of and to provide more specific knowledge in the design of devices and electronic systems. It provides the skills and methodological tools needed to design and develop systems for signal and image processing, antenna design, microwave systems and devices, analog and digital electronic design with applications in the fields of electronics, telecommunications.

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The program provides methodologies of advanced mathematical calculus, in particular, functional and complex analysis, in order to introduce the necessary tools to model and formalize the solutions of complex information engineering problems. The training is complemented by providing advanced knowledge on the different topics characterizing the fields of Telecommunications and Electronics by providing advanced knowledge and skills for digital transmission techniques, theoretical and practical aspects of the information theory, analysis and management of telecommunication networks, representation and protection of multimedia information, advanced knowledge on the design of sensors and microsystems, on radio-frequency components, on analog and digital circuit design. In general, along with a solid math/science/engineering education, the option is given of choosing training student-dedicated paths which meet the requirements that technological innovation demands in application fields such as security, safety, energy and environment.

ACTIVE DOUBLE DEGREE PROGRAMMES FOR THE MASTER PROGRAMME IN ELECTRONICS AND COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING

The University of Siena (UNISI) and the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) executed an agreement, to organize a Double Degree Master programme. The two Institutions will award the following degrees:

  • Master in Electronics and Communications Engineering, University of Siena
  • Master in Telecommunications Engineering, University Carlos III of Madrid

Entry Requirements

International students wishing to apply for a Laurea Magistrale (Master’s Degree) must possess a degree or a university three-year diploma, or another study qualification from overseas, recognized as suitable, and with specific curricular requisites and adequate personal preparation, verified with the modes set out in the learning regulations for each master’s degree course, that also state the specific access criteria.

Please note that some programmes may have a restricted access and the application could be subject to admission tests.

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International students wishing to enroll at a first cycle (bachelor - laurea triennale) degree programme taught in Italian or English or to the non-restricted access single cycle degree in Giurisprudenza at the University of Siena, can submit their documents in order to receive a letter of acceptance through the online platform within the deadline set by the University for each academic year.

The applications on the online platform for the assessment of entry qualifications of international students wishing to enroll on a first (undergraduate) or second (master's) cycle degree programme taught in Italian or English at the University of Siena will have different time frames according to the different courses. Students are invited to visit periodically this platform - http://enrolment.unisi.it/ - in order to see which applications are open and the relevant deadlines.

Universities and Higher Education Institutions are entitled to officially recognize international qualifications.

Please remember that this procedure does not transform a foreign secondary school diploma into an Italian qualification.

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Academic Calendar

Departments at the University of Siena have adopted a semester system.

The academic year is divided into two terms: from October to January, and from March to May. At the end of each term, a period of examination is scheduled.

However, each department has its own academic calendar, which can be found at the departments’ website (at the section “Didattica”): http://www.unisi.it/strutture/dipartimenti

2018-2019 indicative academic calendar

Autumn term (1st semester)

  • Lecture period: October 1st, 2018 - January 18th, 2019
  • Examination period: January 21st - March 1st, 2019

Spring term (2nd semester)

  • Lecture period: March 4th - June 14th, 2019
  • Examination period: June 17th - July 31st, 2019

Tuition Fees

Determination of the contribution amounts

The contribution amount due from each student enrolled in degree courses, master’s degree courses or single cycle master’s degree courses offered by the University of Siena is defined on the basis of the following elements:

a) category the degree course belongs to

b) economic status of the student’s immediate family, as this is expressed by the equivalent economic situation indicator (ISEE) for the year immediately preceding the year of enrolment

c) enrolment year

d) University credits earned (ECTS credits) in the twelve months prior to 10 August

The study course fall under one of the three categories below:

a) humanities-social studies (US)

b) technical-scientific (TS)

c) EU regulated healthcare (EU)

Note: For students who are citizens of non-EU member countries and who are not residents of Italy and for students to whom ISEE calculation is not applicable to their immediate family, an adjustment coefficient depending on the country of origin may be applied.

The University of Siena makes available a tuition fees calculation page: http://www.maprin.unisi.it/tasse18_19/index_eng.php

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This school offers programs in:
  • English
University of Siena

Last updated October 18, 2018
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2 years
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Italy - Siena, Tuscany
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