Graduate Studies (M.Sc)
The graduate studies is a two year programme or four semesters, totalling 120 ECTS untis. Students graduate with a Master of Science degree in electrical and computer engineering.
- The student chooses a supervising professor from a list of full time teachers at the faculty.
- The student chooses a programme in collaboration with the supervisor. The aim is that the student attends courses in the first year and in the latter he does a research project.
- In the masters programme you have the option of going abroad and attend courses at foreign universities.
- The masters project is worked in a collaboration with the supervisor. The project is 60 ECTS units or two semesters.
- In order to recieve the job title Engineer you must have a masters degree in engineering. To recieve the title in Iceland, graduates will have to apply for it at the Ministry of Industry.
Post Graduate Studies (Ph.D)
- Doctorate studies after a masters degree is 180 ECTS units, at least three years studies as a full time job.
- The doctoral programme is an individual research programme, in collaboration with supervisors. The programme is divided into coursework and a research project. The coursework shall be at least 60 ECTS. A doctoral student shall spend a minimum of one year at the University of Iceland upon the completion of coursework.
- Applicants for the Ph.D. programme are required to find a departmental coordinator/supervisor, and have an idea for a research project before applying.