Escuela Técnica Superior de
Ingeniería y Sistemas de Telecomunicación
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

Communications Electronics Engineering B.Eng.

  • This program is accredited by EUR-ACE® (European Accreditation of Engineering Programmes), ABET ( and Fundación para el conocimiento madri+d.

    Program Educational Objectives

    Graduates, upon completion of the studies, will have the capabilities and skills to
    1. Will be carrying out professional practice in the field of Communication Electronics / Telecommunications Engineering applying acquired knowledge and competences to the design, management and maintainance of products, processes and systems.
    2. Will implement solutions to engineering problems, using professional arguments based on critical thinking and considering scientific, technical, social, and ethical aspects with professional responsibility.
    3. Will be valuable members and/or leaders of multidisciplinary teams, communicating oral and written information, conveying ideas and solutions effectively in a national and international environment.
    4. Will engage in lifelong learning with a high degree of autonomy to attain additional qualifications, to achieve professional growth and to master emerging technologies, tools and methods.

    Career Opportunities

    1. TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS: project devising, development and management for the design, conception, deployment and operation of Telecommunications networks, services and applications.
    2. ELECTRONIC DEVICES AND CIRCUITS: characterization and use of electronic components (transistors, diodes, integrated circuits, microprocessors) and circuit design and production with the latest technologies for applications in consumer and professional electronics.
    3. ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS AND PRODUCTS: design, programming and verification of electronic systems and products for multiple applications and particularly for Information and Communication Technologies (mobile phones, digital terrestrial television, computers ...).
    4. MEASURING AND CONTROL SYSTEMS: design and operation of automated measuring systems, signal analysis and control of facilities and equipment. Integration of hardware and software solutions.

    Student Outcomes

    ABET Student Outcomes

    Code Outcome
    1 An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
    2 An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors.
    3 An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
    4 An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.
    5 An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.
    6 An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.
    7 An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

    General Student Outcomes

    The UPM and Spanish legislation define a series of requirements in order to design an engineering program which are represented as a series of general student outcomes:
    Code Outcome
    CG_02 Ability to search and select information, develop critical thinking and produce and defend arguments within the area
    CG_03 Ability to express oneself in oral and written form, and to convey information through documents and public presentations
    CG_04 Ability to abstract, analyze, and synthesize, and to solve problems
    CG_05 Ability for teamwork in multidisciplinary environments
    CG_06 Ability for adaptability, negotiation, conflict resolution and leadership
    CG_07 Ability to design, manage, and direct projects
    CG_08 Ability to organize, plan and make decisions
    CG_09 Ability to analyze and assess the social and environmental impact of technical solutions
    CG_10 Ability to handle specifications, rules and regulations and to apply them in the practice of the profession.
    CG_11 Skills for the use of Information and Communication Technologies
    CG_12 Skills for interpersonal relations and work in a national and international context, with the ability to express in oral and written English
    CG_13 Learning skills with a high degree of autonomy
    CG_14 An attitude of Ethics and professional responsibility, as well as respect for human rights and cultural diversity

    Specific Student Outcomes

    Specific student outcomes stated by Ministerial Order CIN/352/2009 which must be accomplished by university programs to be compliant with the professional qualifications stated by law for a Technical Telecommunication Engineer (Bachelor).

    Student Data

    + Doble Diploma Program

    Year Incoming Students Enrolled Students Number of Graduates
    2021/2022 85+23 524+105 33+2
    2020/2021 89+24 538+90 55+1
    2019/2020 68+28 538+62 40
    2018/2019 86+25 523+32 45
    2017/2018 79
    2016/2017 85
    450 30