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Double degree with Universities of Paris, Toulouse, Nice, Nantes and Grenoble

Second cycle degree course
Open access with verification of requirements
course in English
class LM-33
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Why in Parma?

The course, offered in English, prepares highly qualified professional engineers with skills on the cutting edge of the Information and Communication technology (ICT) while, at the same time, providing the needed communicative abilities in a world of global competition.

This course offers the opportunity for students to follow a study path leading to a high level of specialization, taught by professors who are widely-recognised within the international scientific community.

Students will have the chance to spend time studying, or developing their thesis, in internationally acclaimed environments.

100% of graduates, within a year of finishing their course, have found work – In fact, demand for graduates with this qualification is superior to the number of students available. Thus, finding work will not be a problem for those who successfully complete this Master’s Degree – some may even find employment before finishing their course.

What you will learn

  • Detection and estimation - 9 CFU
  • Information theory - 6 CFU
  • Antennas for wireless systems - 6 CFU
  • Communication fundamentals - 9 CFU
  • Network performance - 6 CFU
  • Elective complementary courses - 12 CFU
    • Machine learning for pattern recognition - 6 CFU
    • Deep learning and generative models - 6 CFU
    • ICT for health and well-being - 6 CFU
    • Project management - 6 CFU
    • Ricerca operativa (course offered in Italian) - 9 CFU
    • High-performance computing - 6 CFU
    • Nonlinear systems - 6 CFU
    • Model identification and data analysis - 6 CFU
    • Network security - 6 CFU
  • Elective free courses - 12 CFU
    • Network information theory - 6 CFU
    • Internet of things - 6 CFU
    • 5G wireless networks - 6 CFU
    • Satellite networks - 6 CFU
    • Optical networking - 6 CFU
    • Vehicular communications - 6 CFU

  • Photonic devices - 9 CFU
  • Digital communications - 9 CFU
  • Wireless communications - 9 CFU
  • Optical communications - 9 CFU
  • Thesis and final examination - 24 CFU

Access type

No admission test required (entry requirements to be verified). Foreign students must apply for admission through the website



After graduation

There are many job opportunities for graduates, some of which will be with the most prestigious companies within the sector, some as freelance professionals, and others within Public Administrations.

This course offers the chance to be part of a key sector for the continuing development and growth of social wellbeing.

Information and Communication Technology systems are everywhere and are constantly increasing in importance in managing the growing complexities of modern life.

You can be part of the technological revolution that’s happening around us right now knowing that the developments that will solve today’s and tomorrow’s problems will be in the hands of professionals just like you.

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