Profile of the study programme

1.1 General information
Full official name of a higher education institution Sumy State University
Full name of a structural unit Faculty of Electronics and Information Technologies; Department of Electronics, General and Applied Physics
Higher education degree and title of qualification Master of Electronics
Official title of the study programme Computer technology and nanomaterials in electronics
Type of degree award and credit value Master’s degree, unitary, 90 credits, term of study is 1 year and 4 mouths.
Availability of programme accreditation Certificate – НД-ІV, № 1959092.



Duration – 01.07.2018.

Cycle/level of higher education Second level of higher education (Law of Ukraine “About Higher Education”), НРК – 7 level, QF-LLL – 7 level, FQ-EHEA – second cycle
Preconditions Availability of a bachelor’s degree
Language(s) of instruction Ukrainian, English
Time frames of the study programme To 01.07.2028
Internet address with the permanent location of the study programme description
1.2 Aims of the study programme
The program aims to provide students with in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge and skills, skills and other competencies in the field of electronic technology, nanomaterials, computer technology. The training of masters is based on the fundamental principles of the construction and operation of modern electronic and sensory systems, computer and information technologies, engineering and scientific research.
1.3 Description of the study programme
Subject area of the study programme Electronics and Telecommunications: Electronics, Computer Technologies and Nanomaterials
Orientation of the study programme Educational-professional program. Emphasis on the construction and programming of modern electronic micro- and nanodevices, the operation of electronic equipment and sensor systems, tools for scientific and engineering research using modern information and computer technologies.
The main focus of the study programme and its majors The programme is based on the well-known scientific positions, taking into account current state of electronics development; oriented on topical specialization within which the further professional and scientific careers are possible: computer technology and nanomaterials in electronics (general, theoretical and apllied).



Key words: electronics, sensor, nanomaterials, computer technology.

Peculiarities of the study programme Scientific and research practice of students; Науково-дослідна практика студентів; some special courses are delivered in English.
1.4 Graduate ability for employment and further education
Employability 2144 Professionals in the field of electronics and telecommunications



–         Research worker (electronics, telecommunications)-

–         Junior research worker (electronics, telecommunications);

–        Reseacher woker-consultant (electronics, telecommunications);

–        Engineer in the field of electronics and telecommunications;

–        Engeneer-electronic.

2149 Professional in the other fields of engeneering

–        Engineer and researcher

–        Engineer for adjustment and testing (from electronics)

–        Engineer for maintenance and repair(from electronics)

1222 – Heads of industrial divisions in industry

–        Directort

–        Engineering manager

–        Head of the production laboratory

–        Head of the department

–        Head of the laboratory of monitoring instruments and automatics facilities

1236 – Heads of computer services subdivisions

–    Chief specialist in electronic equipment;

1237 – Heads of scientific research units and subdivisions on scientific and technical training of production and other headers

–         Main electronics-

–        Head (supervisor) of department (scientific and researcher, engeneering, designed et al.)

–        Head of laboratory Завідувач лабораторії (scientific and researcher, preproduction)

–        Head of laboratory (scientific and researcher, researcher et al.)

1238 – Project and program managers;

2310 – Lecturers of universities and higher education institutions;

–        Assistant

–        Lecturer of institution of higher education

2320 – Teacher of secondary educational institution

–        Teacher of professional and technical education institution

2351 – Professionals in the field of teaching methods

Further education The Master in Electronics has the right to develop PhD programs in electronics, interdisciplinary programs close to electronics (Applied Physics and Nanomaterials, Physics and Astronomy, Instrumentation, Telecommunications, etc.), Engineering and Informatics Programs.
1.5 Teaching,learning and assessment
Teaching and learning  Student-centered learning, problem-oriented learning, e-learning, self-learning.
Teaching is conducted in the form of lectures, multimedia lectures, seminars, practical classes, laboratory works. It also provides for independent work with the possibility of consulting with a teacher, individual classes, the use of information and communication technologies (e-learning, online lectures, OCW, distance courses) for specific educational components.
Assessment Format – written and oral comments and tutorials instructors in the process, self-assessment skills, engagement of students to evaluate each other’s work.
Summative – written examinations in educational disciplines, assessment of the current work during the study of certain educational components (presentations, testing), protection of research work of the reports on practice, public defense of qualifying (master’s) work.
1.6 Program competencies
Integral competence Ability to solve complex problems and problems in the field of professional activity in electronics or in the process of learning that involves research and/ or innovation and is characterized by uncertainty of conditions and requirements.
General competencies GC1. Ability to think, analyze and synthesize abstract.



GC2. Ability to apply knowledge in practical situations.

GC3. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing in the state language.

GC4. Ability to search, process and analyze information from various sources.

GC5. Ability to generate new ideas (creativity).

GC6. Ability to communicate in a foreign language and work in an international context.

Subject specific competences Professional competencies in specialty:



PC1. Ability to ensure compliance with the norms of Ukrainian legislation, to organize the protection of the rights and economic interests of the collective (enterprise) in the field of intellectual property in market conditions.

PC2. Ability to assess the level of existing technology in the field of professional activity, the effectiveness of technical solutions and the possibility of emergence of intellectual property objects, to find ways and means of implementing scientific ideas in profitable business projects and startups.

PC3..Facilities for system thinking, solving problems of development, optimization and updating of structural blocks of electronic and information systems.

PC4. Ability to use a foreign language for translation, generalization and use of foreign specialized scientific and technical and reference literature.

PC5. Ability to formulate the novelty and urgency of research work, conduct scientific discussion and present the results of research on a given topic in the field of development and functioning of electronic power and information systems.

PC6. Ability to use information technology, methods of intellectualization and visualization, artificial intelligence, cloud computing and supercomputer computing for the study and analysis of processes in electronic systems.

PC7. Ability to demonstrate and use fundamental knowledge of the principles of construction of modern electronic systems, control and control systems, systems of transformation and conservation of electric energy, perspective directions of development of their elemental base.

PC8. Ability to apply knowledge of methods of processing and displaying information in modern electronic systems and demonstrate the ability to design, calculate and program microcontroller electronic devices and systems.

PC9. Ability to analyze, develop and improve scientific, design, technological, metrological and organizational-management documentation.

Additional professional competencies determined

by the educational program:

PC10. Ability to apply complex knowledge of modern methods of formation and research of properties of nanomaterials in the design, programming and maintenance of modern electronic and sensory devices and systems, computer networks, fiber optic communication lines.

PC11. Ability to create, adjust and maintain software with the use of modern computer technologies and tools for developing programs for electronics and sensor technology.

PC12. Ability to use psycho-pedagogical and fundamental knowledge in the process of teaching specialty disciplines in higher education institutions and in communication in professional relations.

1.7 Program learning results (PLR)
Program results of study  in the specialty:



PRS1. To organize the acquired knowledge for the formulation and solution of engineering and scientific problems, the choice and use of appropriate analytical methods of calculation.

PRS2. To determine the directions of modernization of technological aspects of production, introduction of the latest electronic, computer and information and communication technologies.

PRS3. To build a system for organization of electronic document circulation, preparation of technical, design, technological, metrological and organizational-management documentation, reporting, verification of compliance with current norms and standards of record keeping, implementation of a quality management system at the enterprise.

PRS4. To choose the best methods of research, to modify, adapt and develop new methods and to formulate the method of processing the results.

PRS5. Apply design and modeling methods to design and implement projects and engineering solutions according to the requirements.

PRS6. To analyze technical and economic indicators, reliability, ergonomics, patent purity, market needs, investment climate and the conformity of design decisions, scientific and research developments with the norms of Ukrainian legislation regarding intellectual property.

PRS7. To argue and protect developed design and scientific and technical solutions before the customer, conduct reasoned professional and scientific discussion.

PRS8. Evaluate the quality of production with the use of modern methods of control, conduct testing, certification and examination of production equipment, parts, components and finished electronic products and devices.

PRS9. To generalize modern scientific knowledge and apply it for solving scientific and technical problems, assessing the possibility of bringing the solutions to the level of competitive development, and implementing results in business projects.

PRS10. Organize and manage research, innovation and investment activities, business projects and production processes, taking into account technical, technological and economic factors.

PRS11. Practice informational and scientific searches, use databases and knowledge, critically interpret and interpret the results, draw conclusions and formulate research directions taking into account domestic and foreign experience.

PRS12. To resolve and coordinate the development, selection and use of the necessary equipment, tools and methods when organizing the production process taking into account technical and technological capabilities.


Program results of study identified by the educational program:

PRS13. To study physical processes in materials of micro and nanoelectronics using modern software tools for modeling and automation of engineering calculations, carrying out scientific experiments with computer processing and analysis of results.

PRS14. To be able to design, evaluate, debug and introduce electronic and sensory devices and systems in production, ensuring their schematic and constructive realization, taking into account the requirements of reliability, economy, environmental friendliness and energy saving.

PRS15. Be able to develop, modify and debug the software of programmable electronic and sensory systems, develop new research methods in accordance with the existing technical means and formulate a methodology for processing research results.




1.8 Resources available for the study programme implementation
Human resources  The main structure of the teaching staff of the educational program consists of the teaching staff of the Department of Electronics, General and Applied Physics, Faculty of Electronics and Information Technology. Also, the teaching staff of the Faculty of Foreign Philology and Social Communications is involved in the teaching of certain courses in accordance with their competence and experience.



Lecturers taught within the framework of the program are active and recognized scholars who publish works in domestic and foreign scientific press, have the appropriate professional competence and experience in the field of teaching, research and pedagogical activities.

The practice-oriented nature of the educational program involves the broad participation of practitioners who are relevant to the program’s direction, as well as the involvement of high-level competent experts in teaching, which enhances the synergy of theoretical and practical training.

The head of the project team and the teaching staff that ensures its implementation complies with the requirements defined by the Licensing Conditions for conducting educational activities of educational institutions.

Material and technical support he educational process for the educational program takes place in classrooms and laboratories equipped with audiovisual equipment and necessary technical equipment. In educational work for the educational program, 27 technical means are used, including 15 laboratory stands, 2 high-resolution translucent electronic microscopes, 2 mass spectrometers, 4 vacuum units and 2 automated complexes for studying the properties of film materials of electronics.
Training sessions are held in 2 computer classes equipped with licensed operating systems from Microsoft and application software packages from Microsoft, Autodesk, Intel, Delcam, Siemens, etc.
Information, learning and methodic provisions Students studying in this educational program and teachers can use library and information complex, interuniversity scientific library, separate libraries and library points at the university’s educational and research departments, virtual electronic reading rooms. Information resources of the SSU Library for the educational program are formed in accordance with the subject area and current trends of scientific research in this field. Students have access to printed publications in various languages, including scientific journals, monographs, tutorials, textbooks, dictionaries, etc., reading literature using traditional library search tools, or using Internet access and databases. Access to all library databases is provided on the University’s internal network. Students use teaching materials prepared by teachers: textbooks, lecture presentations, lecture notes, methodical instructions for practical, laboratory, seminars, individual tasks and independent work, etc. Methodical material can be provided both in printed form and in electronic form.



The e-learning system provides access to materials in Ukrainian, English and Russian on disciplines of the educational program, 10 virtual laboratory works and interactive demonstrations, 30 video materials and other components of e-learning. For remote access to teaching materials, the OCW platform of the SSU has been developed (the platform allows you to combine materials from distance courses, the Lectur`ED designer with the possibility of teamwork on electronic learning resources, materials of the library’s electronic catalog, repository and links to external educational resources).

Methodological material is periodically updated and adapts to the objectives of the educational program.

1.9 Academic mobility
Internal academic mobility On the basis of bilateral agreements between Sumy State University and Ukrainian universities.
International academic mobility It is possible to receive a double diploma on the basis of bilateral agreements between Sumy State University and higher educational institutions-partners of foreign countries.