General information

Academic year: 2023/2024

Level: Master

Type: Official Master's Degree

ECTS Credits: 120

Programme orientation Professional

Length of programme (full time): 2 YEARS

Mode of delivery: Face-to-face

Level of qualification: Máster (MECES level 3 - EQF level 7)

Model of study: Full-time (42-60 ECTS per school year)

Work-based learning (Practicum): Yes

Language(s) of instruction Spanish, English

More info: programme website

Programme coordinator


Field(s) of education and training (ISCED-F)

  • Electronics and automation (0714)

Main focus

; Graduates of this master’s programme will be qualified to practice the profession of Telecommunications Engineer as stipulated in the provisions of Ministerial Order CIN/355, 9 February (BOE, 20 February 2009). Accordingly, they will be able to create projects as well as calculate and design products, processes, and installations in all contexts related to telecommunications engineering. They will also have the knowledge and skills to do the following: (i) direct the construction and installation of telecommunications systems; (ii) direct, plan, and supervise multidisciplinary teams; (iii) perform tasks involving mathematical modelling, calculation, and simulation in technological centres and engineering companies; (iv) do work involving the formulation, strategic planning, direction, coordination, and technical and economic management of projects in all spheres of telecommunications engineering, using environmental and quality control criteria; (v) direct R&D projects in businesses and technological centres at both the general and technical levels.;; implementation and management of manufacturing processes electronic and telecommunications equipment, with guaranteed security for persons and property, the final quality of the products and their approval.; ability to understand the ethical responsibility and professional ethics of the activity of the profession of Telecommunications Engineering.; ability to apply principles of economics and the management of human resources and projects, as well as legislation, regulation and standardization of telecommunications.; Knowledge, understanding and ability to implement the necessary legislation in the exercise of the profession of Telecommunications Engineering.


Students that have completed the second cycle have the following competencies: – Have demonstrated knowledge and understanding that is founded upon a basis or opportunity for originality in developing and/or applying ideas, often within a research context. – Can apply their acquired knowledge and understanding, and problem solving abilities in new or unfamiliar environments within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to their field of study. – Have the ability to integrate knowledge and handle complexity, and formulate judgments with incomplete or limited information, but that include reflecting on social and ethical responsibilities linked to the application of their knowledge and judgments. – Can communicate their conclusions, and the knowledge and rationale underpinning these, to specialist and non-specialist audiences clearly and unambiguously. – Have the learning skills to allow them to continue to study in a manner that may be largely self-directed or autonomous.

Programme qualification

Name of title awarded in original language

Máster Universitario en Ingeniería de Telecomunicación

Qualification requirements

120 minimum credits

Access to a regulated profession

Professional Status Telecommunications Engineer

Programme courses

Course NameYearPeriod
Advanced Communication Circuits and Systems 1st Year 2nd Semester
Advanced Communication Systems 1st Year 1st Semester
Advanced Network Security 2nd Year 1st Semester
Advanced Networks and Services 1st Year 2nd Semester
Advanced Signal Processing in Communication 1st Year 2nd Semester
Artificial Intelligence in Telecommunications 2nd Year 1st Semester
Computational Electromagnetics 2nd Year 1st Semester
Development of Telecommunication Applications 2nd Year 1st Semester
Electronic system complements 1st Year 1st Semester
Emergent Technologies for Electronic Communication Devices 2nd Year 1st Semester
Further Telematics 1st Year 1st Semester
High Frequency Electronics and Optoelectronics 2nd Year 1st Semester
High Performance Architectures for Telecommunications 2nd Year 1st Semester
Integrated Electronic Systems 1st Year 1st Semester
Internet and Distributed Systems Technology 1st Year 2nd Semester
Master's Dissertation 2nd Year 2nd Semester
Multidisciplinary Applications of Signal Processing 2nd Year 1st Semester
Planning and Exploitation of Networks and Services 1st Year 2nd Semester
Radiocommunication and Radionavegation Systems Design 2nd Year 1st Semester
Telecommunication system complements 1st Year 1st Semester
Telecommunications Projects 1 1st Year 1st Semester
Telecommunications Projects 2 2nd Year 1st Semester


Specialisation name

– No Specialisation

Admission information

Access to Master’s Degree programmes is granted to holders of:
A.1. A Spanish official university degree.
A.2. A degree issued by a Higher Education institution from another European Higher Education Area Member State which allows access to Master Degree’s programmes in that State.
A.3. A degree from a non-EHEA education system, upon verification by the Spanish University that the aforementioned degree accredits an equivalent education level to that of a Spanish university degree and allows access to postgraduate programmes in the issuing country.
A.4. A Spanish Bachelor in Advanced Artistic Education.
A.5. Official Spanish university degrees of Diplomado, Arquitecto Técnico, Ingeniero Técnico, Licenciado, Arquitecto, Ingeniero, Graduado or Máster Universitario.

Specific admission requirements

Access to this Master’s degree programme, which licenses graduates to practise the profession of Telecommunications Engineering, is granted to students who have previously acquired the competencies included under section 3 of Ministerial Order CIN/352/2009, 9 February (BOE, 20 February 2009), which establishes the requirements for the verification of official university degrees that license graduates to practise the profession of Telecommunication Technical Engineering, and whose training is in accordance with section 5 of the aforementioned Ministerial Order. Students with a mother tongue other than Spanish will be required to have a Spanish B2 level or higher, according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

General regulations

Grading scale
In the Spanish university system, modules/courses are graded on a scale of 0 to 10 points with the following qualitative equivalence:
0-4,9: «suspenso»; 5-6,9: «aprobado»; 7-8,9: «notable»; 9-10: «sobresaliente». A special mention, «Matrícula de Honor» may be granted to up to 5% of the students in a group provided they have got a «sobresaliente». To pass a module/course is necessary to get at least 5 points.
In cases of recognition of ECTS, professional experience, cultural or sports activities, or student representation no grading will be recorded but, where appropriate, the word «Apto».


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