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

The program consists of 4 academic years (8 semesters). During these 8 semesters, the student must complete a total of 240 ECTS credits, which are divided into:
  • Required credits: 196.5 ECTS (131 credit hours)
  • Elective credits: 31.5 ECTS (21 credit hours)
  • Final Degree Project: 12 ECTS (8 credit hours)
Nearly 60% of credit hours are common to the four Bachelor of Engineering programs offered at the ETSIST.

Eight-semester structure of the program

The structure of the program is shown below. Courses in colour are common to the four Bachelor of Engineering programs, courses in white are specific for the Telematics Engineering B. Eng. program.
SEMESTER: 1
Course ECTS
Calculus I 6
Circuit Analysis I 6
Introduction to Telecommunications 3
Introductory Workshop on Engineering 3
Linear Algebra 6
Programming I 6
SEMESTER: 2
Course ECTS
Calculus II 6
Circuit Analysis II 6
Electronics I 6
Professional Communication 3
Programming II 6
Search Techniques and Information Systems 3
SEMESTER: 3
Course ECTS
Electromagnetism and Waves 6
Electronics II 6
Signals and Systems 6
Statistics and Stochastics Processes 6
Telecommunication Networks and Services 6
SEMESTER: 4
Course ECTS
Communication Theory 6
Computer Networks 4.5
Microprocessors 6
Science, Technology and Society 3
Wave Propagation 4.5
Advanced Application Programming 6
SEMESTER: 5
Course ECTS
Audiovisual Systems 4.5
Economics and Business Management 4.5
Operating Systems 4.5
Modeling Languages 4.5
Signaling and Switching 6
Transmission Systems 6
SEMESTER: 6
Course ECTS
Digital Signal Processing 4.5
Advanced Networks and Services 6
Information Processing in Telematic Applications 4.5
Networks and Services Security 6
Elective courses/Internship 9
SEMESTER: 7
Course ECTS
English For Professional And Academic Communication 6
Communications Software 4.5
Mobile Communications Networks 6
Elective courses/Internship 13.5
SEMESTER: 8
Course ECTS
Project Management 4.5
Final Degree Project 12
Telematics Applications 4.5
Elective courses/Internship 9

Elective Courses- ACADEMIC YEAR: 2015 / 2016

Type A Elective Courses
Course Semester ECTS
Access Networks Technologies 6 4.5
Network and System Administration 6 4.5
Applications for Raspberry Pi 7 4.5
Mobile Applications Development 7 4.5
Systems Engineering 7 4.5
Distributed Systems Development 8 4.5
Web Based Telematic Applications 8 4.5
Type B Elective Courses
Course Semester ECTS
Analog Electronics 4 6
Analog Electronics I 4 6
Sound and Image Fundamentals 4 6
Audio Engineering I 5 4.5
Communications Electronics I 5 4.5
Digital Design I 5 4.5
Image and Video Technologies 5 6
Microprocessor-based Systems 5 6
Wave Transmission and Propagation 5 6
Audio Engineering II 6 6
Communications Electronics II 6 6
Production Technologies of Electronics Systems 6 4.5
Type C Elective Courses
Course Semester ECTS
Introduction to Professional and Academic Communication I 5/6 3
Discrete Mathematics 6 3
Dynamical Systems 6 3
Management of Technological Innovation 6 3
Introduction to Professional and Academic Communication II 7/8 3
ICT in Defense Applications 7 3
Renewable Energy 7 3
Smart Home 7 3
Telecommunications Common Infrastructures 7 3
Internship and Mobility
Course Semester ECTS
Internship 6, 7, 8 3, 4.5, 6, 9, 12
Mobility 6, 7, 8 3, 4.5, 6
  • Type A: these courses provide a deeper focusing on Telematics Engineering B. Eng.
  • Type B: these courses are mandatory in the other three B. Eng. programs
  • Type C: these courses provide general education