Programma in het kort

Aantal ECTS-credits: 
180 + 120
Aantal studiejaren: 
3 + 2
Stage: 
mogelijk voor 6 studiepunten
Uitwisseling: 
mogelijk voor 30 studiepunten in binnen- en buitenland via Erasmus+ en andere programma's
Opleidingstaal: 
Nederlands, Engels
Faculteit: 
Ingenieurswetenschappen
accredited by NVAO
Campus: 
Brussels Engineering, Sciences & Humanities Campus

Kies je programma voor Ingenieurswetenschappen: Elektronica en Informatietechnologie:

Master of Electrical Engineering

Standaard traject BRUFACE J
Academiejaar 2017-2018
The standard track in the Joint Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (120 ECTS) consists out of 5 modules:
1) Common compulsory courses (47 ECTS)
2) Compulsory/Elective courses in year 1 (13 ECTS)
3) One compulsory, masterspecific option package (1 set to accomplish out of 3 sets provided, 24 ECTS each)
4) Free elective courses and/or an internship (12 ECTS)
5) Master Thesis Electronics and IT-Engineering (24 ECTS)

Each of the modules should be succesfully completed to obtain the master degree. The student should respect the specified registration requirements. The educational board strongly suggests the student to follow the standard learning track. Only this model track can guarantee a timeschedule without overlaps of the compulsory course units.
In totaal, omvat dit studieplan 120 studiepunten.

Common Compulsory Courses

Students registered in the 1st year of the master programme have to complete 56 ECTS of common compulsory courses.
Uit de hieronder genoemde cursussen, moet voor ten minste 56 ECTS-credits worden geselecteerd.
Title Translation Course titular Sem CR
Analog Electronics English 1e semester 5
Communication Networks: Protocols and Architectures English 1e semester 5
Control System Design English 1e semester 5
Digital Architectures and Design English 1e semester 4
Digital Signal Processing English 1e semester 4
Signal Theory English 1e semester 4
Communication Channels English 2de semester 5
Image Processing English 2de semester 5
Measurement and Identification English 2de semester 4
Microprocessor Architecture English 2de semester 5
Modulation and Coding English 2de semester 5
Sensors and Microsystem Electronics English 2de semester 5

Elective Courses in year 1

This module must be completed in the 1st year of the master programme.
Uit de hieronder genoemde cursussen, moet voor ten minste 4 ECTS-credits worden geselecteerd.
Title Translation Course titular Sem CR
Operating Systems and Security English 1e semester 4
Operating Systems and Security English 2de semester 4
Project Electronics and Telecommunication English 1e en 2e semester 4

Compulsory Option Packages

Students registered in the 2nd year of the master programme have to select: one package of compulsory courses, a number of elective courses and/or an intership, and a master thesis.


This module includes three option packages. The students have to select one of them.

Option 1: Nano-, Opto-electronics and Embedded Systems

Students registered in the 2nd year of the master programme who select option 1, have to complete 24 ECTS of compulsory courses from option package 1.
Uit de hieronder genoemde cursussen, moet voor ten minste 24 ECTS-credits worden geselecteerd.
Title Translation Course titular Sem CR
Photonics English 1e semester 4
Semiconductor Technologies and Integrated Devices English 1e semester 5
Advanced Digital Architectures English 2de semester 5
Nano and Opto-electronic Devices English 2de semester 5
Software and Engineering for Embedded Systems English 2de semester 5

Option 2: Information and Communication Technololgy Systems

Students registered in the 2nd year of the master programme who select option 2, have to complete 24 ECTS of compulsory courses from option package 2.
Uit de hieronder genoemde cursussen, moet voor ten minste 24 ECTS-credits worden geselecteerd.
Title Translation Course titular Sem CR
Computer Vision English 1e semester 4
Image and Video Technology English 1e semester 3
Mobile and Wireless Networks English 1e semester 4
Digital Communications English 2de semester 4
Machine Learning and Big Data Processing English 2de semester 5
Wireless Communication Channels English 2de semester 4

Option 3: Measuring, Modelling and Control

Students registered in the 2nd year of the master programme who select option 3, have to complete 24 ECTS of compulsory courses from option package 3
Uit de hieronder genoemde cursussen, moet voor ten minste 24 ECTS-credits worden geselecteerd.

Elective Courses in year 2

Students registered in the 2nd year of the master programme have to select a number of elective courses. Students can also choose one of the Internships (6 or 10 ECTS) as part of their electives. The student has to complete 12 ECTS of electives from the list mentioned below.
Uit de hieronder genoemde cursussen, moet voor ten minste 12 ECTS-credits worden geselecteerd.
Title Translation Course titular Sem CR
Advanced Manufacturing Technologies and Packaging English 1e semester 3
CAE-tools for the Design of Analog Electronic Circuits English 1e semester 4
Entrepreneurship English 1e semester 3
Industrial Measurement Environments English 1e semester 4
Internship (40 days) English 1e semester 6
Internship (60 days) English 1e semester 10
Lasers English 1e semester 4
Optical Materials English 1e semester 6
Photonic Communication Systems English 1e semester 5
Physical Communication English 1e semester 6
RF/Microwave Design Techniques: from Datasheet to Product English 1e semester 4
Spectrum Estimation Methods English 1e semester 3
Telecommunication Networks English 1e semester 3
Virtual Reality English 1e semester 5
Voice, Image, Coding, Media and Systems English 1e semester 6
Advanced Control Theory English 2de semester 4
CAE-tools for the Design of Analog Electronic Circuits English 2de semester 4
Capita Selecta Multimedia English 2de semester 3
Capita selecta Telecom English 2de semester 3
Cryptography English 2de semester 3
Introduction to entrepreneurship (Chaire Berheim) English 2de semester 5
Laboratories in Photonics Research English 2de semester 6
Network Security English 2de semester 3
Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis English 2de semester 5
Project Computer Engineering English 2de semester 3
Theory of information, Coding, Computing and Complexity English 2de semester 5
Multiprocessors and Reconfigurable Architectures English 1e en 2e semester 3
Technological processes for photonics and electronics: Laboratory English 1e en 2e semester 4

Master Thesis

The Master Thesis (24 ECTS) is compulsory. Registration for the Master Thesis is allowed provided that

1. the student doesn't have a combined bachelor-master enrollment

2. the student has already successfully accomplished 45 ECTS of compulsory courses of the master program (exemptions included).
Uit de hieronder genoemde cursussen, moet voor ten minste 24 ECTS-credits worden geselecteerd.
Title Translation Course titular Sem CR
Master Thesis Electrical Engineering English 1e en 2e semester 24