The scientific domain of the Master of Science's Degree to be proposed
will cover the main area of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and
several different specialization areas will be addressed namely, Power (generation & distribution),
Control , Applied & Micro-Electronics, DSP & Telecom .
The Master of Science's Degree corresponds to the first phase of
the post-graduate degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering in
F.S.T. The second phase of this post-graduate degree will lead the student
to obtain the academic degree of Doctor of Philosophy. At this moment, the
doctoral study may require to take certain courses to strengthen candidate's
research background or simply not taken any course at all depending solely
his/her supervisor subject to the approval of FSTAC.
The Master of Science's Degree philosophy is to provide, simultaneously,
an adequate preparation (with high level of specialization) and a good
adaptation capability to a technological situation in constant evolution,
for graduate students in Electrical and Computer Engineering from F.S.T.
Additionally, the Master Program is also opened to anyone holding a Bachelor
degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering (or in an equivalent related
field) and wanting not only, to upgrade his/her technological knowledge,
but also, to facilitate his/her career development.
The Master of Science's Degree is offered to Bachelor graduates in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Faculty of Science and Technology of University
of Macau, and also to anybody holding an Electrical and Computer Engineering
(or related field) Bachelor 's degree or equivalent academic qualifications
from other recognized University.
The Degree will be offered both on a Full-Time and on a Part-Time basis. The
duration of the Full-Time Degree will be 2 years (1st year for attendance
of the Courses Component, 2nd year devoted to the Master Thesis). The duration
of the Part-Time Degree will be 3 or 4 years (First two years for attendance
of the Courses Component, 3rd or/and 4th year dedicated to the Master Thesis).
The courses would be offered every year, and any student who fails in certain
courses can try the approval in the next semester or year.
According to the above objectives the Master of Science's Degree shall
be divided into two different components, so called Courses Component and
Each student is required to complete a total of 24 credits, which can be
obtained by the approval in 8 courses (carrying each course a value of
3 credits). Among these 8 courses (listed below), 2 are mandatory to any
student - Advanced Mathematics and Introduction to Research. (Corresponding
to 6 credits), the other 6 can be chosen by the supervisor and the student.
The Thesis must report a specialized work in one of the
EEE areas developed by the student under the
supervision of one Professor (called the supervisor) from F.S.T. The work
reported in the Thesis must represent the student's own contribution, with
the appropriate degree of originality, for the solution of one very
well defined problem. Finally, the Thesis shall be presented and defended
by the candidate in front of a Jury (composed by supervisor and two other
Professors in the E.C.E. field from F.S.T. or other recognized University.
Each student must indicate (before taking the course
entitled "Introduction to Research") the name of the Professor,
who will supervise his/her Master of Science Degree. The supervisor
must approve the student's programme plan and simultaneously, must supervise
the Thesis research work.
for the Programme
The different Courses that can be offered in the Master of Science's Programme
of F.S.T. are listed below:
||Introduction to Research
ii) Chosen by the Supervisor and the
six of the following)
||Transients of Electrical Machines
||Microelectronic Circuit Design
||Digital Signal Processing
||Active Network Theory
||Advanced Topics in Control Systems
||Advanced Topics in Simulation
||Special Operation Modes of Electric Machines and Power Systems
||Microelectronics for Telecommunication and Signal Processing
||Laser and Semiconductor Physics
||Advanced Topics in Telecommunications
||Flexible Alternative Current Transmission System (FACT/DFACTS)
||Advanced Topics in Analog and Mixed-Signal Integrated Circuits
||Biomedical Transducers and Instruments
||Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage
||Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering
||Internet Security and Cryptography
||Electronic Payment Systems
||Smart Card Technology and Applications
||Computer Networks and Internet *
||Computer Communications and Networks *
|*Note: Only one of IECM002 and IMSS002 can be selected as elective course.
The Courses in (ii), Chosen by the Supervisor and the Student, may
change according to the availability of academic staff.