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Engineering & Aviation

Electrical Engineering - MSc

Full program details & costs, with admission requirements. Discover your dream program.

Program facts

  • Program type
    Master's
  • Duration
    2 years
  • Tuition fees per year
    7,000 EUR
  • Language taught in
    English
  • Start date
    February, September

Program Overview

What Budapest University of Technology and Economics says about their program:
"The MSc Program in Electrical Engineering is designed to give students a thorough understanding of the tools, methods, applications and practice of Electrical Engineering. It is both focused and practical in its orientation, with the goal to provide an education that is directly applicable to positions in industry. It is an integrated curriculum consisting of courses developed for the deeper theoretical understanding of the foundations of electrical engineering, as well as for obtaining practical knowledge and skills required by industrial applications.
The major specializations in Electrical Engineering are Electric Power Systems, Multimedia Systems and Services, and Embedded Systems. The track Electric Power Systems covers a wide range of theoretical and practical knowledge including the design and safe operation of electrical energy transmission and distribution systems, the design and operation of electric machines, and operational principles and applications of low and high voltage switching devices. Multimedia Systems and Services is concerned with telecommunication and computer network based applications (voice, data, image, video, multimedia and composite social information systems). Embedded Systems focuses on computer-based and application-oriented systems that operate autonomously and have intensive information exchange with their physical-technological environment.
Each main specialization contains five courses focusing on the field of interest, two laboratory courses, and two project laboratory courses. In these laboratories equipped with up-to-date devices, students gain hands-on experiences, which prepare them for various industrial challenges."

Admissions requirements

If you want to study at Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME) please see the entry requirements below to see if you are eligible.

TOEFL - 90 / IELTS - 5.0, and these may be higher for postgraduate students. If a student has studied in English a language certification may be waived.

Students will need to also take an online entry test.

Undergraduate

Applicants need a secondary school leaving certificate with a minimum score of 70%. Students will also have to take an electronic e-admission test, and achieve a minimum result of 50%.

Students may also need:

  • A motivation letter
  • A recommendation letter
  • Proof of extra-curricular activities

Postgraduate

Applicants need a BA / BSc in the relevant field, to take an admission test, and proof of min 60 ECTS equivalent in specific fields.

Students may also need:

  • A motivation letter
  • A recommendation letter
  • Proof of extra-curricular activities
  • An admission interview

Fall semester (September) application: April 1 - July 1 Spring semester (January) application: October 1 - Dec 1

Fees and funding

Please find below the costs of our programs for international students

Undergraduate tuition: €6,400 per year Postgraduate tuition: €7,000 per year PhD tuition: €9,000 per year Application fee: €100

Stipendium Hungaricum is a scholarship program for foreign students, founded by the Hungarian Government in 2013. The program aims to promote cultural understanding, economic and cultural relations between Hungary and other countries. Successful tudents benefit from:

  • No tuition fee
  • Monthly stipend for BA/BSc, MA/MSc and one-tier master level programs

    €130 per month contribution to the living expenses in Hungary, for 12 months a year, until the completion of studies. For doctoral programs

  • Dormitory place or additional contribution to accommodation costs
  • Health care services

Visa requirements for Budapest University of Technology and Economics

Many international students will require a visa to study in Hungary, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.