Applied Electronics

Bachelor, part-time

Overview

From traffic light control via laptops down to Smartphones - electronics are everywhere and electronic devices pervade virtually all spheres of our lives, enhancing our quality of life. The Applied Electronics degree program will introduce you to all the technologies in which electronics are playing a role. You may specialize in environmental technology or in automation.

 

Due to the current special situation, the written assessment test is no longer necessary and the admission interviews will be held via online video conference until further notice.
Applicants will be informed about all details and the individual interview date by email. This does not affect the online application (including all documents), which serves as the basis for the following online application interview.

Contact us

Contact us!

Mag.a Andrea Winkelbauer
Favoritenstraße 226, B.3.25
1100 Vienna
T:+43 1 606 68 77-2110
F: +43 1 606 68 77-2119
elektronik@fh-campuswien.ac.at

Map main campus Favoriten (Google Maps)

Office hours during the semester
Mon and Wed, 3.00 p.m.-7.30 p.m.
Tue, 3.00 p.m.-6.00 p.m.
Fri, 2.00 p.m.-5.00 p.m.


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Duration of course
6 Semester
Final degree
Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BSc)
35Study places
180ECTS
Organisational form
part-time

Application period for academic year 2021/22

1st October 2020 to 8th August 2021

tuition fee / semester:

€ 363,361

+ ÖH premium + contribution2

 

1 Tuition fees for students from third countries € 727,- per semester

 

2 for additional study expenses
(currently up to € 83,- depending on degree program and year)

What you can offer

You have an intrinsic interest in technical systems and their functionality. You are enthusiastic about electronics in general and its many applications in everyday life. You are convinced that the potential has not been exploited by far, which is why you enjoy tinkering with innovations. Subjects such as mathematics, C programming or the course in "Electronic equipment design" stimulate you to implement your ideas and offer practical experience to assist you in your professional challenges. The specialized courses in environmental technology or automation are sure to offer something of interest to you.

What we offer you

We cooperate closely with renowned companies in commerce and industry. You may benefit from this in many ways: Our research and development laboratories set up by Phoenix Contact, an internationally operating company in the field of electrical engineering and automation, are state-of-the-art. This guarantees diversified teaching and learning in automation technology. A number of interesting companies and cooperation partners are furthermore represented at our "Firmentag Technik" (Company day Technology) at the main FH Campus Vienna. Make use of the time between your courses to socialize, to establish ties for your professional future and to enter into discussions with potential employers. You will participate in R & D projects, helping to shape the dialog between practice and science at the FH. We will also gladly support you in finding contacts for your internship or studies abroad. You will in this respect benefit from our extensive networking with international universities. We will support you towards realizing your ideas for exciting projects and offer you a stage: We showcase the best projects to a wide audience in our Campus Innovation Lab at the Open House or at the BeSt trade fair. Practical relevance is also guaranteed through our Campus Lecture evenings which are open to all and offer contributions by prominent experts.

What makes this degree program special

The degree program's strong practical orientation is a defining advantage. We have extensive projects running in our laboratories and test and measurement facilities. In our environmental technology specialization field, students are working with a photovoltaic demonstration and research system. The panels are installed on the roof of the FH Campus Wien and inject renewable power into the local network. This offers our students the opportunity of learning and researching based on a practical photovoltaic system in operation. Another benefit offered to students is the facility of using computer simulations to carry out experiments and research projects at any time, irrespective of the weather.

Our new Phoenix Contact Technology Competence Center will satisfy all your needs for learning and research in automation, the second field of specialization.

Within the framework of this degree program, we also offer the opportunity of obtaining certifications such as the LabView Certificate, PMA Project Management Austria Level D or the Process Management Certificate, all of which are in high demand in industry.

 


What you will learn in the degree program

In addition to a thorough technically training, you will also learn about decision and leadership competency, so important in our industry. You will obtain the project management qualifications you need for complex and planning activities.

  • In three semesters of basic studies you will deal with the theoretical fundamentals of mathematics, electronics and electrical engineering as well as with economics, personal development and management. Business English is part of your basic competency.
  • In the fourth semester you will select you specialization (from the fourth to the sixth semester):
    • Automation: You will learn to develop automation systems for technical processes and deal with the basics of reliability, safety and process control. In seminar projects, you will deal with concrete examples of practical automation.
    • Environmental technology: You will learn more about processes and interrelationships, cycles of materials and variables affecting eco systems and will gain comprehensive insights into environmental framework conditions for the ecological design of electronic devices. Concepts for alternative generation and storage of electrical energy and the utilization of renewable energy round off this specialization field.
  • The sixth semester comprises an internship of seven weeks. An existing career in this field may qualify you for a credit.

Curriculum

LectureSWSECTS
Basics of Business English UE

Basics of Business English UE

Lector: Dr.in Christa Blecha, Mag. Susanne Malacek

1SWS
2ECTS

Lecture contents

TOPICS
Organisation: Talking about your company
Cultures
Presentation techniques: Peer Presentations
Social English
Telephoning

Assessment methods

Written exam
Peer-presentation
Classroom participation
Distance Learning

Teaching methods

UE

Language

English

12
Digital Technology ILV

Digital Technology ILV

Lector: Hubert Wimmer, MSc

2.5SWS
5ECTS

Language

German

2.55
Electronics Laboratory I UE

Electronics Laboratory I UE

Lector: FH-Prof. DI Rudolf Oberpertinger, MBA, FH-Prof. Ing. Dipl.-Ing. Andreas Petz

3SWS
5ECTS

Language

German

35
Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering ILV

Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering ILV

Lector: FH-Prof. DI Christian Halter

4SWS
6ECTS

Language

German

46
Mathematics I ILV

Mathematics I ILV

Lector: Ao.Univ.Prof. Dr. Günther Karigl, DI Dr. Gabriel Maresch

4SWS
6ECTS

Lecture contents

* Handling of natural, rational, real and complex numbers
* Definition of functions, elementary functions
* Convergence of sequences and series, continuity, differentiability, interpretations in natural sciences and technology
* Applications of differential calculus: curve analysis, l'Hospital's rule, Newton's approximation
* Integral calculus: indefinite and definite integrals, improper integrals

Assessment methods

Sample exercises are to be prepared and presented, a written exam at the end of the semester will serve as the assessment of choice.

Teaching methods

Presentation with whiteboard, demonstrations with a laptop and video projector, a script accompanying the lecture can be found on the portal. Moreover, exercises are to be prepared and presented by the students.

Language

German

46
Programming in C ILV

Programming in C ILV

Lector: FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Herbert Paulis, Eveline Prochaska, BSc MSc

3.5SWS
6ECTS

Lecture contents

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Assessment methods

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Teaching methods

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3.56

LectureSWSECTS
Components of Electronics ILV

Components of Electronics ILV

Lector: FH-Prof. DI Christian Halter

4SWS
6ECTS
46
Digital Systems ILV

Digital Systems ILV

Lector: FH-Prof. DI Gerhard Engelmann, Eveline Prochaska, BSc MSc

2.5SWS
5ECTS
2.55
Electronics Laboratory 2 UE

Electronics Laboratory 2 UE

Lector: FH-Prof. DI Rudolf Oberpertinger, MBA, FH-Prof. Ing. Dipl.-Ing. Andreas Petz

3SWS
5ECTS
35
Advanced C-Programming VO

Advanced C-Programming VO

Lector: FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Herbert Paulis

1SWS
1ECTS
11
Advanced C-Programming UE

Advanced C-Programming UE

Lector: FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Herbert Paulis, Eveline Prochaska, BSc MSc

1.5SWS
3ECTS
1.53
Intermediate Business English UE 12
Mathematics 1 ILV 2.54
Physics and Sensor Technology I ILV

Physics and Sensor Technology I ILV

Lector: FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Markus Wellenzohn

2.5SWS
4ECTS
2.54

LectureSWSECTS
Programming of Microprocessors VO

Programming of Microprocessors VO

Lector: FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Herbert Paulis

1.5SWS
2ECTS

Lecture contents

Computer architectures focusing on microcontrollers. Pipeline, Interrupt and other developments since the Von Neumann architecture. Atmel, Cortex-M4 are introduced as well as specialized controllers like Arduino and STM32. Components of an actual microcontroller (timer, NVIC, ADC,..).

Assessment methods

Written exam at the end of the course.
At least 60% are required for passing the exam.

Teaching methods

Lecture combined with distance learning

Language

German

1.52
Applied Electronic Circuit Design ILV

Applied Electronic Circuit Design ILV

Lector: FH-Prof. DI Gerhard Engelmann

3SWS
4ECTS

Lecture contents

Applications of selected components
Linear voltage regulator
DC-DC Converter
Circuits with operational amplifiers
Signal theory of amplifiers
Non-ideal properties of operational amplifiers and counter measures
Stability of operational amplifiers
Power amplifier

Assessment methods

Written exam at the end of the course

Teaching methods

Lecture with laptop, beamer and explanations on whiteboard, simulations with LTspice

Language

German

34
Electrical Metrology ILV

Electrical Metrology ILV

Lector: Dipl.-Ing. Gerald Renner

2SWS
3ECTS

Language

German

23
Mathematical Methods of Electrical Engineering ILV

Mathematical Methods of Electrical Engineering ILV

Lector: FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Herbert Paulis, FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Markus Wellenzohn

2.5SWS
5ECTS

Language

German

2.55
Measurement Engineering Laboratory UE

Measurement Engineering Laboratory UE

Lector: FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Andreas Posch, Dipl.-Ing. Gerald Renner

1SWS
2ECTS

Language

German

12
Physics and Sensor Technology I ILV

Physics and Sensor Technology I ILV

Lector: FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Markus Wellenzohn

2.5SWS
4ECTS

Language

German

2.54
Programming of Microprocessors UE

Programming of Microprocessors UE

Lector: FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Herbert Paulis, Eveline Prochaska, BSc MSc

2SWS
3ECTS

Lecture contents

Solve exercises with given Hardware (STM32 - ARM Cortex M4) by programming the controller in C. Fundamentals of microcontrollers, components of an actual microcontroller
(timer, NVIC, ADC, UART,..) and LCD display.

Assessment methods

Continuous assessments throughout the course
At least 60% are required for passing the exam.

Teaching methods

Hands on examples

Language

German

23
Control Engineeering ILV

Control Engineeering ILV

Lector: FH-Prof. DI Gerhard Engelmann

2.5SWS
5ECTS

Lecture contents

- Structure of control systems
- Transfer function
- Stability
- Frequency response
- Controller design

Assessment methods

Immanent examination character with final written exam.

Teaching methods

- Lecture notes
- Presentation with beamer
- Solving problems using MATLAB
- Discussion
- Step-by-step explanation of complex contents on the whiteboard

Language

German-English

2.55
Control Engineeering Laboratory UE

Control Engineeering Laboratory UE

Lector: FH-Prof. DI Gerhard Engelmann

1SWS
2ECTS

Lecture contents

Practical application of the theory from related lectures.
Documentation and interpretation of measurement results.

Assessment methods

Immanent examination character

Teaching methods

Lab exercises

Language

German

12

LectureSWSECTS
Applied Microcontroller Programming UE

Applied Microcontroller Programming UE

Lector: FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Herbert Paulis, Eveline Prochaska, BSc MSc, Silvia Schmidt, MSc BSc

2.5SWS
5ECTS
2.55
Design of Elelectronic Apparatuses I ILV

Design of Elelectronic Apparatuses I ILV

Lector: FH-Prof. DI Christian Halter, Dipl.-Ing. Gerald Renner

2.5SWS
5ECTS
2.55
Scientific Research for Graduation Candidates VO

Scientific Research for Graduation Candidates VO

Lector: FH-Hon.Prof. Priv.-Doz. Mag. DI. DI. Dr.techn. Karl Michael Göschka

1SWS
1ECTS
11
Photonics and Optoelectronics VO

Photonics and Optoelectronics VO

Lector: FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Markus Wellenzohn

2SWS
3ECTS
23
Circuit and System Design UE 2.54
Circuit Design Laboratory UE

Circuit Design Laboratory UE

Lector: FH-Prof. DI Gerhard Engelmann, FH-Prof. DI Christian Halter, FH-Prof. DI Rudolf Oberpertinger, MBA, FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Andreas Posch, Dipl.-Ing. Gerald Renner, Hubert Wimmer, MSc

2SWS
4ECTS
24
Technical English I UE

Technical English I UE

Lector: Dr.in Christa Blecha, FH-Prof. DI Rudolf Oberpertinger, MBA

1SWS
1ECTS
11

Specialization Automation Engineering

LectureSWSECTS
Automation of Technical Processes I ILV 2.54
Programmable Logic Control Systems VO 23

Specialization Environmental Engineering

LectureSWSECTS
Fundamentals of Renewable Energy Sources ILV 23
Eco Design VO 12
Environmental Protection in Production ILV 1.52

LectureSWSECTS
Actuators VO

Actuators VO

Lector: FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Markus Wellenzohn

1SWS
1ECTS

Language

German

11
Selected Chapters of Electronics I SE

Selected Chapters of Electronics I SE

Lector: FH-Prof. DI Christian Halter

3SWS
4ECTS

Language

German

34
Bachelor Thesis I SE

Bachelor Thesis I SE

Lector: FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Andreas Posch

1SWS
3ECTS

Language

German

13
Design of Elelectronic Apparatuses II UE

Design of Elelectronic Apparatuses II UE

Lector: FH-Prof. DI Christian Halter, FH-Prof. DI Rudolf Oberpertinger, MBA, FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Herbert Paulis, FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Andreas Posch, Eveline Prochaska, BSc MSc, Dipl.-Ing. Gerald Renner, FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Markus Wellenzohn

1.5SWS
5ECTS

Language

German

1.55
Power Electronics ILV

Power Electronics ILV

Lector: FH-Prof. DI Rudolf Oberpertinger, MBA

2SWS
3ECTS

Language

German

23
Project Management ILV

Project Management ILV

Lector: Dipl.-Ing. Walter Forsthuber

1.5SWS
2ECTS

Language

German

1.52
Technical English 2 UE

Technical English 2 UE

Lector: Dr.in Christa Blecha, FH-Prof. DI Rudolf Oberpertinger, MBA

1SWS
1ECTS

Lecture contents

Students learn how to present professional articles from different areas of Electronics in English. Thereby students learn the relevant professional vocabulary and get to know specific technical content.

Assessment methods

presentations
class participation
final exam

Teaching methods

presentations, discussions, q+a

Language

English

11
Economy ILV

Economy ILV

Lector: Mag. Alexander Friedrich Meixner, MMag. Helmut Pscheidl

2SWS
3ECTS

Language

German

23

Specialization Automation Engineering

LectureSWSECTS
Automation of Technical Processes II ILV

Automation of Technical Processes II ILV

Lector: DI Irene Schrutek

3SWS
5ECTS

Lecture contents

teaching the operations in an automation project, calculation of hard- and software cost as well as engineering and project management
modelling of automation tasks, project management especially for automation-projects, special automation topics: weighing ...
kpi and benchmarking, engineering tasks in an automation projects
practical exercises

Assessment methods

LV Immanenter Prüfungscharakter

Teaching methods

ILV

Language

German

35
Control Systems VO

Control Systems VO

Lector: Ing. Gernot Korak, BSc MSc

2SWS
3ECTS

Language

German

23

Specialization Environmental Engineering

LectureSWSECTS
Recycling Technologies and Waste Management ILV

Recycling Technologies and Waste Management ILV

Lector: Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Peter Hodecek, MBA

1.5SWS
2ECTS

Lecture contents

oncepts of a sustainable circular economy, recycling technologies, ecological and economic consideration of recycling processes, characterization of waste, prevention of waste, collection and transport of waste, pretreatment of waste, thermal treatment of waste, landfill of waste, waste management Austria, principles of the waste management law, disposal management

Assessment methods

Language

German

1.52
Technologies for the Utilization of Renewable Energy Sources VO

Technologies for the Utilization of Renewable Energy Sources VO

Lector: Dr. Claude Klöckl, Mag. Julian Schmid

2SWS
3ECTS

Lecture contents

The Course covers the Production and Consequences of renewable Energy.

The Course is tructured broadly into 2 Parts: Solarpower and Windpower.

Excursions into the Topics of Energy Economics, Applications of Inverters and Energy Storage will also be discussed.

Assessment methods

Aside of the final exam we will conduct blackboard calculations, one practical lab course (Solarcells) and one presentation.

Teaching methods

see Assessment methods

Language

German-English

23
Technologies for the Utilization of Renewable Energy Sources SE

Technologies for the Utilization of Renewable Energy Sources SE

Lector: Dr. Claude Klöckl, Mag. Julian Schmid

1.5SWS
3ECTS

Language

German

1.53

LectureSWSECTS
Selected Chapters of Electronics II SE 23
Bachelor Thesis II SE

Bachelor Thesis II SE

Lector: FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Andreas Posch, Eveline Prochaska, BSc MSc

1SWS
7ECTS
17
Professional Practical Training PR 111
Civil and Patent Law VO

Civil and Patent Law VO

Lector: Mag. Bernhard Mlynek, Mag. iur. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Michael Stadler

1SWS
1ECTS
11
Product Life Cycle Management VO

Product Life Cycle Management VO

Lector: Dipl.-Ing. Wolfram Irsa, CIRM, CFPIM

1SWS
2ECTS
12

Specialization Automation Engineering

LectureSWSECTS
Human Machine Interfaces ILV 1.52
Process Control Systems and Field Bus Technology ILV 2.54

Specialization Environmental Engineering

LectureSWSECTS
Electro-Mobility VO 12
Energy Savings and Climate Policies ILV 1.52
Environmental Metrology ILV 1.52

Number of teaching weeks
18 per semester

Times
Mon, Tue, Wed und Fri from 5.30 p.m.-8.45 p.m. and on certain Saturdays from 8.30 a.m.-5.00 p.m

Electives
Selection and participation according to available places. There may be separate admission procedures.


How you benefit

The fields of electronics, electrical and environmental technology are booming. The need for new products, services and applications is driving the creation of many jobs for well-qualified experts. The current demand of companies for FH degree program graduates exceeds supply by far. This will naturally facilitate your entry into this professional niche. The degree program is also a solid basis for the assumption of managerial responsibilities after your professional experience and continuing education.

Your future career
From equipment design to finished product, from concept to simulation - national and international project planning and handling in the field of electronics, electrical and information technology will characterize your future career. You will in future find yourself in the following fields of industry:

  • Communications technology
  • Telecommunications technology
  • Computers and system technology
  • Medical technology
  • Energy and environmental technology
  • Automation

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Admission

Admission requirements

  • Higher education entrance qualification:
    • School leaving certificate from a secondary school or a secondary technical school
    • Secondary school vocational certificate (Berufsreifeprüfung)
    • Equivalent certificate from abroad

Equivalence is determined by international agreements, validation or in individual cases a decision by the head of the academic section.

  • University entrance qualification exam for Electrical Engineering or Information Technology.

Please refer to Erwachsenenbildung.at of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research for information and institutes offering preparatory courses for the university entrance qualification exam.

You obtained your professional qualification in the field of teaching electrical disciplines, in technical colleges or as a part-time graduate of the first phase of an HTL (Federal College of Engineering).

Application

To apply you will require the following documents:

  • Birth certificate
  • Proof of citizenship
  • School leaving certificate / university entrance qualification examination (Studienberechtigungsprüfung) / verification of professional qualifications
  • An abridged CV with photograph

Please note:
It is not possible to save incomplete online applications. You must complete your application in one session. Your application will be valid as soon as you upload all of the required documents and certificates. In the event that some documents (e.g. references) are not available at the time you apply, you may submit these later via e-mail, mail or in person by no later than the start of the degree program.

Admission procedure

The admission procedure consists of a written test and an interview with the admission committee. 

  • Aim
    The aim is to ensure places are offered to those persons who complete the multi-level admission procedure with the best results. The tests are designed to assess the skills needed for an applicant's chosen profession.
  • Procedure
    The written admission test comprises a number of tests to assess your logical thinking faculties and your basic scientific knowledge. (Duration of the written test: approx. 60 minutes) All applicants will then be invited to an admission interview for feedback on the results of their written test. You will also be queried about your personal circumstances, including your motivation for your choice of degree program. (Duration: approx. 15 minutes per candidate) Should you fail to meet the entry level requirements for the degree program, you will after admission be advised on how to best prepare yourself for the specific subject.
  • Criteria
    The criteria for acceptance are based solely on performance. Points are awarded for the written test results and the admission interview. The applicants will be ranked correspondingly. The geographical origin of the applicant has no influence on the admission decision. The admission requirements must be met in all cases. The process as a whole and all test and assessment results from the admission procedure are documented in a verifiable manner and archived.

Studying with disabilities

You want to apply for the course and require support due to a disability, chronic illness or restriction?
Please contact:
Mag.a Ursula Weilenmann

Gender & Diversity Management
barrierefrei@fh-campuswien.ac.at

Getting started

Buddy network

Experience shows that many questions arise during the application phase and start of the degree program. We therefore propose that interested persons and applicants should network with higher semester students in the same degree program as yours. Personal and individual contact with your buddy will facilitate your entry into the degree program.

To the Buddy network

Bridging Courses

First semester students in technical or structural engineering degree programs have the opportunity of attending special refresher and preparatory courses pertinent to their degree program in subjects such as mathematics, physics, English, electronics, C programming etc. This will facilitate entry into the FH degree program and ensure your success in important degree program subjects.

Dates and registration


Secretary's office

Mag.a Andrea Winkelbauer
Favoritenstraße 226, B.3.25
1100 Vienna
T:+43 1 606 68 77-2110
F: +43 1 606 68 77-2119
elektronik@fh-campuswien.ac.at

Map main campus Favoriten (Google Maps)

Office hours during the semester
Mon and Wed, 3.00 p.m.-7.30 p.m.
Tue, 3.00 p.m.-6.00 p.m.
Fri, 2.00 p.m.-5.00 p.m.

Teaching staff and research staff


Cooperations and Campusnetzwerk

We work closely with renowned companies in commerce and industry, with universities, institutions and schools. This guarantees you contacts for internships, employment or participation in research and development. In the course of exciting school cooperations, students may contribute to firing up pupils on topics such as our Bionics Project with the Festo company. You can find information about our cooperation activities and much more at Campusnetzwerk. It's well worth visiting the site as it may direct you to a new job or interesting event held by our cooperation partners.

Campusnetzwerk