Edition 2011/2012

The first year of the 2011/2012 edition is running at the University of Minho.

Theme: Broadband Multimedia Communications

The first year of studies is organised as follows:

Semester 1.

  • Digital Communication Systems (7 ECTS)
  • Communication Networks (7 ECTS)
  • Signal Processing: Principles and Applications (7 ECTS) (1)
  • Seminar (9 ECTS) (2)

(1) - The Thematic Learning Unit course covers a main topic directly related to the theme of each edition of the program. For 2011/2012, the theme is Broadband Multimedia Communications, and the learning unit for this edition is Signal Processing; Principles and Applications.

(2) -  A set of modules on the theme for the current year, lectured by MAP research teams and renowned international scholars. The Seminar course also includes a module on Research Methods in Engineering. 

Semester 2.

The second semester includes a set of 3 Optional learning units and the Thesis Workplan:

  • Thesis Workplan (12 ECTS)
  • Optional learning units (6 ECTS each)  (3)
(3) - See the section "Optional Learning Units" for more detail.