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

Syllabus

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 Telecommunications Systems 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
Digital Signal Processing 4.5
Microprocessors 6
Science, Technology and Society 3
Wave Propagation 4.5
Analog Electronics 6
SEMESTER: 5
Course ECTS
Audiovisual Systems 4.5
Economics and Business Management 4.5
Operating Systems 4.5
Communications Electronics I 6
Signal Processing in Communications 4.5
Wave Transmission and Propagation 6
SEMESTER: 6
Course ECTS
Computer Networks 4.5
Communications Electronics II 6
High Frequency Technologies 6
Telecommunication Systems 4.5
Elective courses/Internship 9
SEMESTER: 7
Course ECTS
English For Professional And Academic Communication 6
Antennas and Electromagnetic Compatibility 4.5
Radiocommunication Systems 6
Elective courses/Internship 13.5
SEMESTER: 8
Course ECTS
Project Management 4.5
Final Degree Project 12
Microelectronic Design 4.5
Elective courses/Internship 9

Elective Courses- ACADEMIC YEAR: 2015 / 2016

Type A Elective Courses
Course Semester ECTS
Global Navigation Satellite Systems 6 4.5
Signal Processing in Communications II 6 4.5
Communication System Architecture 7 4.5
High Frequency Microelectronic Design 7 4.5
Optical Communication Systems 7 4.5
Mobile Communication 8 4.5
Radar Technology 8 4.5
Type B Elective Courses
Course Semester ECTS
Advanced Application Programming 4 6
Analog Electronics I 4 6
Sound and Image Fundamentals 4 6
Audio Engineering I 5 4.5
Digital Design I 5 4.5
Image and Video Technologies 5 6
Microprocessor-based Systems 5 6
Transmission Systems 5 6
Audio Engineering II 6 6
Networks and Services Security 6 6
Production Technologies of Electronics Systems 6 4.5
Mobile Communications Networks 7 6
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 Telecommunications Systems Engineering B. Eng.
  • Type B: these courses are mandatory in the other three B. Eng. programs
  • Type C: these courses provide general education