Communication Systems, masterprogram, 120 hp

Communication Systems, Master's Programme, 120 credits







Master of Science (120 credits) with a major in Electrical Engineering



Undervisnings- och arbetsformer

The program is two years long (120 ECTS).

  • The first 3 semesters consist of coursework
  • The final (4th) semester is dedicated to the master thesis project. The thesis project can be carried out either in the university, at a company, or abroad (the academic requirements are the same).

Programme Contents

  • The first year comprises a set of compulsory courses in communication systems engineering, for example: digital communications, wireless systems, information networks, and image and audio coding.
  • The second year consists of elective courses from the general area of electrical and computer engineering, mathematics and physics, and ends with a master4s thesis.
  • In addition, the second year includes a compulsory project course that teaches the students project management skills and gives them the opportunity to apply their knowledge in practice in a team environment. 


  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or equivalent
  • 30 ECTS credits in mathematics/applied mathematics relevant to the programme including courses in linear algebra, probability theory and signals and systems
  • English corresponding to the level of English in Swedish upper secondary education (English 6/B)

    Examensbenämning på svenska

    Master of Science (120 credits) with a major in Electrical Engineering

    Examensbenämning på engelska

    Master of Science (two years) with a major in Electrical Engineering

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    Övriga föreskrifter

    See also common rules

    Termin 1 HT 2017

    Termin 2 VT 2018

    Termin 3 HT 2018

    Termin 4 VT 2019