3 ECTS credits
75 h study time

Offer 1 with catalog number 4011261EER for all students in the 2nd semester at a (E) Master - advanced level.

Semester
2nd semester
Enrollment based on exam contract
Possible
Grading method
Grading (scale from 0 to 20)
Can retake in second session
Yes
Taught in
English
Faculty
Faculty of Engineering
Department
Electricity
Educational team
Leo VAN BIESEN (course titular)
Activities and contact hours
24 contact hours Lecture
Course Content
The content changes year by year since the selected subjects in telecommunication are chosen in function of the industrial expectations and realisations. Subjects treated in the recent years are e.g.: xDSL and ADSL and VDSL2 in particular, GSM (GPRS) networks, Wi-Fi and meshed networks, RFID, UMTS, WiMAX, SACD coding versus Dolby or DTS, GNSS, Tetra, IP-TV, UWB...
Course material
Course text (Required) : Capita selecta Telecom, The students can obtain copies of the presentations and of the articles related to the selected subjects.
Additional info

- The students can obtain copies of the presentations and of the articles related to the selected subjects.

Learning Outcomes

Algemene competenties

The students are brought in contact with the latest evolutions in the technology of telecommunication by the exchange between in the field specialists and the students. The 'Capita Selecta' are reviewed and organised each year in close cooperation with the industry. After completion of this course, the students have acquired knowledge on industrial research projects and on the processes to market and deploy new products and services.

This course contributes to the general competences of the academic degree of Master in Engineering in Electronics and Information Technology.

The main goals are:
- To give insight to the students in the evolution of telecommunications in order to gain reasonable expectations for the future;
- To gain engineering skills in telecom technology and also in related disciplines, e.g. in studying business models for Telcos.

The expected end competences are:
- Knowledge and insight:
To know and understand the organization and realizations of communication channels.
To understand the evolution of telecom technology and to be able to evaluate them.
- Judgement abilities:
Be able to make SWOT analyses for the treated subjects and to motivate the choices.
- Communication skills:
Ability to express orally and written on the treated subjects and a presentation on a subject chosen by the student must be held.
- Learning skills:
From the gained expertise in the course, be able to independently study new developments, to evaluate and use them.

Grading

The final grade is composed based on the following categories:
Oral Exam determines 100% of the final mark.

Within the Oral Exam category, the following assignments need to be completed:

  • oral exam with a relative weight of 1 which comprises 100% of the final mark.

    Note: Oral examination. Open book style.

Additional info regarding evaluation

Oral examination. Open book style.

Academic context

This offer is part of the following study plans:
Master of Electronics and Information Technology Engineering: Standaard traject (only offered in Dutch)
Master of Applied Sciences and Engineering: Applied Computer Science: Standaard traject (only offered in Dutch)
Master in Applied Sciences and Engineering: Applied Computer Science: Standaard traject
Master of Applied Sciences and Engineering: Computer Science: Profile Artificial Intelligence
Master of Applied Sciences and Engineering: Computer Science: Profile Multimedia
Master of Applied Sciences and Engineering: Computer Science: Profile Software Languages and Software Engineering
Master of Electrical Engineering: Standaard traject BRUFACE J