INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES (ICT)
The programme lasts for 3.5 years
(7 semesters). The total number of course hours is 2535 per person
- 1095 of lectures for all students in the same year
- 195 hours of classes (for groups of 32)
- 1035 hours of laboratory and project related classes (for groups of 16)
- 210 hours of project related classes (for groups of 8)
Students complete 6 months of practical training after the fifth semester of study, in IT, ICT and marine electronics companies. After the third semester, they can choose one of two specialisations:
- Operation of Communication Systems
- Designing Communication Systems
ICT deals with information transmission technology and the logical tools to control the flow and transmission of data through various media. As the name suggests, it is a branch that includes computer science and telecommunications. Therefore, by choosing this programme, you will acquire knowledge in both of these areas, as well as the competences to work in IT and telecommunications-related companies.
Elements distinguishing the ICT major at the Maritime University of Szczecin from other similar majors offered in Poland and abroad:
- Studying at our university, you will have the opportunity to practically master the skills necessary for work during classes in a number of modern, specialized laboratories, and during project related classes.
- We offer a curriculum extended with subjects related to navigation and navigational equipment used not only in maritime technology but also in all other land and air transport systems. Thus, after completing this programme, you will acquire specialist knowledge and skills that enable you to operate and design ICT systems in the transport sector.
Uwzględnienie w programie kształcenia wspomnianych zagadnień powiązanych z problemami nawigacji jest unikalne w skali kraju a także w skali światowej.
– The semester is dominated by general and core subjects. Students have a choice of one of two subjects in two elective modules of general subjects. They also choose the language they will continue to study for the next three semesters. Basic subjects (mathematical analysis, physics, electrical engineering) are also thought. You will also study core subjects (the basics of programming; programming technology).Semester 2
– General subjects in two elective modules and basic subjects (linear algebra, discrete mathematics, electronics) are continued in the semester. The programme subjects are also thought (digital technology; microprocessor system architecture). Physical education begins and continues for the next 4 semesters.Semester 3
– During the semester, the major subjects (automation systems, basics of telecommunication, object-oriented programming, computer networks, operating systems, systems theory) are realised. The last basic subjects (engineering application of probability and statistics; engineering software) are taken. During the semester, students choose one of two specialties: operation of communication systems or designing communication systems.Semester 4
– In this semester subjects included in the major and specialization subjects are mostly taught. Two specialist subjects are taught regardless of the choice of specialisation (diploma seminar; navigation of mobile objects). In this semester, students choose the topic of their diploma thesis.Semester 5
– As in semester 4, mainly subjects related to the programme and specialisation are taught. One subject (navigational equipment) is taught regardless of the choice of specialisation.Semester 6
– This semester is devoted to practical training.Semester 7
– In this semester the last subjects related to the programme and specialisation are taught. Individual and team projects are completed, and students finish writing their diploma thesis.
By becoming an Information and Communication Technologies graduate you will gain the following competencies
- you will acquire basic knowledge of engineering and technical sciences;
- you will acquire general knowledge in subjects related to mathematics and physics, basic electronics and economics and humanities;
- you will acquire modern knowledge and skills in IT and telecommunications;
- you will acquire knowledge and technical skills in the field of ICT systems;
- you will acquire information management skills (ability to obtain and analyse information from different sources);
- you will attain a good understanding of the principles of operation and construction of computer hardware and tele transmission devices;
- you will learn about the functioning of the Internet of Things (IoT)
- you will acquire skills in computer programming, computer networks and mobile networks;
- you will acquire knowledge and skills necessary to design, implement and operate ICT systems, including both hardware and software;
- you will learn about security mechanisms used in ICT systems;
- you will acquire basic knowledge of operating systems, especially real time systems;
- you will learn the principles of software engineering allowing you to carry out IT projects;
- you will learn the basics of mobile object navigation and how to use it in the operation of electronic navigation devices;
- you will acquire the ability to use specialist language in the fields of computer science, telecommunications and electronics;
- you will acquire language skills in accordance with the requirements of level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages - you will be fluent in a foreign language as far as professional vocabulary is concerned;
- you will be prepared to work in IT and telecommunications companies or in other companies and organizations developing, implementing or maintaining ICT tools and systems.
After graduating in Information and Communication Technology, you will find employment in IT and ICT companies dealing with the construction, implementation or maintenance of tools and systems for data and information transfer, especially in project teams and teams administering the operation of information and communication systems. You will easily find your place in organisations and companies using modern management, control and knowledge engineering systems. Thanks to the fact that during your studies you will get to know the ICT technologies used in the most advanced systems and the ways they are produced, you will be able to take up a job in companies from various sectors of the economy with a high degree of specialization, including the maritime economy. The skills you acquire at university will also make it easier for you to run your own business. It is worth remembering that during their studies graduates acquire a broader knowledge of English, also specialised in the field of knowledge they are dealing with. This enables them to find their place not only on the Polish but also on the global job market.