Why Quantum Technologies in Electrical and Computer Engineering?
In the interdisciplinary English-language Master's programme "Quantum Technologies in Electrical and Computer Engineering" (QTEC), local and global players from science and industry join forces to bring quantum technologies into application. Through its diverse activities, Quantum Valley Lower Saxony (QVLS) aims to act as a catalyst to strengthen the existing local ecosystem of research institutions, companies, start-ups and political decision-makers. Thus, for the new QTEC Master's degree programme, direct contact is established for the students both with top international research and with national and international companies active in the field of quantum technologies.
Due to the close cooperation between the TU Braunschweig, the Leibniz Universität Hannover (LUH) and the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB), the study programme is closely interlinked with the LUH and the natural science-oriented study programme "Quantum Engineering" there. The modules of the Master's programme QTEC are primarily provided by the teaching units Electrical Engineering and Physics as well as Computer Science/Mathematics at TU Braunschweig. Additional modules from the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics at Leibniz Universität Hannover are also integrated into the programme as a fixed component.
The Technische Universität Braunschweig and Leibniz Universität Hannover are cooperating in the implementation of their new Master's degree programmes in Quantum Technologies. Students can take and contribute previously defined modules from the other location without additional applications.
The modules are offered in such a way that online participation is also possible. Practical courses and examinations must be completed on site. The degree programme is offered entirely in English.
QTEC forms the basis of a scientifically and technically sound education that combines engineering issues with quantum technology methods in close relation to electrical engineering and information technology. The Master's programme qualifies students for independent scientific work, especially in the context of a doctorate. On the other hand, it enables entry into professional life (professional qualification). The qualification profile is characterised by the following attributes:
Graduates are able to ...
select and apply methods of quantum technologies in combination with classical methods of electrical engineering and information technology in order to analyse and, if necessary, solve problems.
apply acquired comprehensive knowledge of advanced quantum technology concepts and methods in the analysis, design, modelling and simulation of competence field-oriented problems.
independently carry out experiments on a laboratory scale and assess the results.
work on subject-specific problems, discuss and illustrate alternative solutions.
select and apply methods and materials for the development of quantum structure-based devices.
select and apply methods of quantum information processing and quantum computing for problem solving or simulation purposes.
be able to evaluate basic concepts of quantum mechanics in relation to technological application.
to communicate the meaning of quantum technology concepts to a non-specialist public in an understandable way.
to work in teams organised on the basis of division of labour.
to organise themselves independently in their learning process.
to react flexibly to changing framework conditions and uncertainties.
If you obtained your Bachelor's degree at a German university, you will find further information on how to apply here. The regulations on access and admission to the Master's programme "Quantum Technologies in Electrical and Computer Engineering" can be found here.