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Master’s Programme Information and Communication Technology

The Hochschule für Telekommunikation Leipzig(HfTL) starts with an international research and project oriented master's degree program in summer semester 2016 .  Information and Communication Technology Master´s degree programme is a full time Master course.

Information and Communication Technology

The Information and Communication Technology programme completes the HfTL’s set of full time study options. This programme allows you to gain further qualifications and to receive training for special jobs in the ICT sector and management skills.
The full time Master course offered is based on the HfTL Bachelor courses Information and Communication Technology and Computer Science and Telecommunication or similar courses at other universities. It is designed as a continuation and improvement of the skills and knowledge acquired in these undergraduate courses.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates will be able to assess future developments in communication and computer networks. They will be able to apply the latest developments in these subjects. They will gain expertise and skills for signal description, analysis and the most common methods for generation, transmission and reception in optical transmission systems with highest data rates. Graduates of the study program will be able to evaluate the complexity and performance of modern transmission methods.

They will know the basics of calculation of the mobile multipath channel for wireless communication and various communication protocols. They will have knowledge and skills to evaluate and apply IT-security systems. They will be able to plan and implement it-security systems. Project management and scientific methods will reinforce at this study program.

The knowledge, skills and competencies in communication technology area focus on the areas of optical transmission, electromagnetic compatibility, encoding and simultaneous transmission of information in various data streams on one frequency range in various media.

In the specialization of information technology students will attain knowledge, skills and competences in the areas of distributed systems and applications, web programming, databases and networks. In both specializations students will acquire specific management, sales and project expertise.

Modul manual

In the module manual of the master course of studies information technology and communication technology you find all relevant information about the contents of the single modules, qualification objectives and quantitative and qualitative demands.

Degree Master of Engineering
Course Language English
Duration The standard period of study, including the time required to complete the Master’s thesis, is 2.0 years. Depending on individual circumstances an extension may be granted. 
Credits 120 credits
Application deadline no matriculation for 2018/2019 entry. more information
Beginning of  lectures  
Admission requirements First university degree (Bachelor or equivalent) in a relevant program minimum 180 ECTS-Credits (Telecommunications, telecommunications computer science or equivalent). Very good knowledge of English language with a CEFR score of B 2.2 with edition of further language courses. Native speakers do not have to prove their English skills.
Minimum B2 of “The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages - CEFR.
Accepted proofs are:
TOEFL PBT 550 points, TOEFL CBT 213 points, TOEFL IBT 72 points TOEFL, IELTS band 6.0 or better (academic), TOEIC ( 400 Listening, 385 Reading, 160 Speaking, 150 Writing), First Certificate in English (FCE) or equivalent tests.
If the undergraduate studies have been held in English language, it is sufficient to provide a certification from the university.                                 
Semester contribution At the beginning of every semester the semester contribution usual for Leipzig colleges results to the student union (including full ticket MDV).
Certification Subject to accreditation.
The third-party certification of HfTL’s Master degree programme Information and Communication Technology verifies the quality of teaching and compliance with regulations of the Bologna process.
Curriculum Compulsory modules: 
 Applied Mathematics 
 ICT Consulting 
 Project Management 
 ICT lab courses 
 Project work 

Specialisation 10 modules for specialisation in communication technology or information technology
Please refer to the curriculum to find courses currently available.
Programme structure full time course, seminars and tutorials for which you must be present at the university.