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

Subjects and courses

The table below summarizes the subjects and courses which composes the Master programme.

SUBJECT
COURSE  SEMESTER
STUDENT'S GUIDE
COMMUNICATION
Wireless communications
1
Access to guide
Signal processing techniques for communications
2 Access to guide
RF electronic design 
2 Access to guide
ELECTRONICS
Advanced digital architectures
1 Access to guide
Advanced virtual instrumentation systems 2 Access to guide
Embedded systems 2 Access to guide
AUDIO&VISUAL
Audio and video signal processing
1 Access to guide
Signal recognition techniques 2 Access to guide
Advanced audiovisual coding
2 Access to guide
TELEMATICS
Ubiquitous and secure networks and services 
1 Access to guide
Telematic services for the information society 2 Access to guide
Services and protocols engineering
2
Access to guide
SCIENTIFIC METHODOLOGY Data modelling and analysis in engineering
1 Access to guide

ICT AND THE

INFORMATION SOCIETY

ICT management in the organizations 1 Access to guide
ICT and the information society 1 Access to guide

INDUSTRY

INTERNSHIP
Industry internship I
1  
Industry internship II 2

ADVANCED RESEARCH

SEMINARS

Advanced research seminars I
1 Access to guide
Advanced research seminars II 2
Access to guide

Below you can find a brief description of subjects and courses contents of the program. Courses names have a link to the Students' Learining Guide.

Communications

Contents brief description

Contents

ECTS

Semester

1.    Introduction to wireless communications.

0,5

1

2.   Radiant systems.    

1

1

3.    Short range communication systems.

1

1

4.    Mobile communications.

1,5

1

5.    Wireless networks: LAN and WAN.

1

1

6.    Transmitters and receivers.

0,5

2

7.    Oscillators and frequency synthesizers.

1,5

2

8.    Frequency mixers.

0,5

2

9.    Small signal amplifiers.

1

2

10.  Power amplifiers.

1,5

2

11.  Software Defined Radio (SDR) systems.

1,5

2

12.  Multirate systems applications.

1

2

13.  Array processing.

1

2

14.  MIMO systems.

1,5

2

 

15

 

Courses

       

Name

ECTS

Semester

Character

 

Professional itineraryl

Research itinerary

 
 

Wireless communications

5

1st

Obligatory

Optional

 

RF design

5

2nd

Optional

Optional

 

Digital signal processing for communications

5

2nd

Optional

Optional

 

 

Electronics

Contents brief description

Contents

ECTS

Semester

1. Introduction to embedded systems.

0,5

1

2. High performance digital signal processors.

0,5

1

3. Peripherals and external memory access.

1

1

4.    Applications design based on DSPs.

1

1

5. Embedded general purpose processors (GPP) architectures.

1

1

6.  Applications design based on embedded GPP.

1

1

7.  Introduction to virtual instrumentation.

0,25

2

8. Technologies to implement virtual instrumentation systems.

0,75

2

9. Software development tools for instrumentation systems.

2,5

2

10.  Software development advanced technique for instrumentation systems.

1

2

11.  Instrumentation advanced architectures for data acquisition and processing.

0,5

2

12.Programmable logic devices. 

0.25

2

13.  VHDL language.

0.5

2

14.  Testbenches functional verification and design.

0.5

2

15.Segmented design fundamentals. 

0.25

2

16.  Project: Dedicated peripheral VHDL design.

1

2

17.  Embedded GPP external communication bus.

0.25

2

18.  Most used IPs description.

0.25

2

19. Project: design of an embedded system based on an FPGA.

1

2

20.  Final Project: design of an embedded system based on an FPGA executing an operating system and a VHDL designed peripheral.

1

2

 

15

 

 

Courses

           

Name

ECTS

Semester

Character

 

Professional itineraryl

Research itinerary

 
 

Advanced Digital Architectures

5

1st

Obligatory

Optional

 

Advanced Virtual Instrumentation Systems

5

2nd

Optional

Optional

 

Embedded Systems

5

2nd

Optional

Optional

 

 

 

Audiovisual

 

Contents brief description

Contents

ECTS

Semester

1.    Adaptive filtering

0,5

1

2.    Spectral estimation

1

1

3.    Multirate Processing

2

1

4.    Transforms

1

1

5.    Image improvement and restoration

0.5

1

6.    Audio coding

1,5

2

7.    Vídeo coding

3

2

8.    Coders implementation technologies

0,5

2

9.    Audio recognition: music and voice

3

2

10.  Image recognition

1,5

2

11.  Artifitial vision

0,5

2

 

15

 

 

Courses

         

Denominación

ECTS

Semestre

Carácter

 

Itinerario Profesional

Itinerario Investigador

 
 

Audio & Video Signal Processing

5

Obligatoria

Optativa

 

Advanced audiovisual coding

5

Optativa

Optativa

 

Signal recognition techniques

5

Optativa

Optativa

 

 

 

Telematics

Contents brief description

Contents

ECTS

Semester

1.    Introduction to ubiquitous systems.

0,2

1

2.    Ubiquitous applications and systems.

0,8

1

3.    Ubiquitous networks types: architectures y platformes.

0,5

1

4.    Network technologies for ubiquitous systems.

0,7

1

5.    Ubiquitous systems security.

0,8

1

6.    Project concerning the design, implementation and deployment of an ubiquitous application or service.

2

1

7.    Introduction to the Information Society and telematic services.

1

2

8.    Requirements analysis in services and scenarios of the information society.

1

2

9.    Electronic comerce services and payment means.

0,5

2

10.  e-gobierno services.

1

2

11.  e-salud systems, telemedicine and digital inclusion.

1

2

12.  e-learning services and cooperative work.

0,5

2

13.  Introduction to software architecture.

0,5

2

14.  Reference architectures in various domains.

1

2

15.  Software architecture techniques.

1

2

16.  Research open topics in services and protocols engineering.

2,5

2

 

15

 

Courses

 

Denominación

ECTS

Semestre

Carácter

 

Itinerario Profesional

Itinerario Investigador

 
 

Ubiquitous and secure networks and services

5

Obligatoria

Optativa

 

Telematic services for the Information Society

5

Optativa

Optativa

 

Services and protocols engineering

5

Optativa

Optativa

 

 

Scientific methodology

Contents brief description

 

Contents

ECTS

Part I: Experimental processes simulation methods:

3

Mathematical representation of engineering problems.

0,4

Data integration, differentiation and interpolation techniques: Basic techniques; tools.

0,6

Monte Carlo method: method basis; applications.

0,6

Finite differences methods, finite intervals and finite elements: fundamentals; method basis; applications.

1,4

Part II: Data analysis and processing

2

Experimental measurement principles: instruments, conditions y measurement; physical limitations of the measurement

0,2

Accuray and uncertainty: Accuracy and uncertainty types; experimental uncertainty sources; estimation and correction techniques.

0,6

Algebraic and graphic representation: Data adjustment to functions; simulation results analysis; systems characteization.

0,8

Data representation on scientific documents: Representation through tables; graphical representation; software tools.

0,4

 

5

 

 

   

Name

ECTS

Semester

Character

 

Professional itinerary

Research itinerary

 
 

Data modelling and analysis in engineering

5

Optative

Obligatory

 

 

ICT and the Information Society

Contents brief description

 

Contents

ECTS

Semester

1.    Information Society facts

0,4

1

2.    Information Society Ontology

0,4

1

3.    Technologies for knowledge

0,4

1

4.    Technologies for entertainment

0,4

5.    Technollogies for social relations

0,4

1

6.    Technologies for integration

0,4

7.    Government and management in the Information Society

0,6

1

8.    ICT in the organization: enterprise resources planning systems (ERP), client relations administration systems (CRM), business intelligence, data warehouse and data minering (DM, Data Mining)

0,3

1

9.    Human resources of the organization information systems

0,4

1

10.  Information systems security and informatics auditory

0,3

1

11.  Outsourcing

0,4

1

12.  Virtual organization

0,3

1

13.  Enterprise and social networks

0,3

1

 

5

 

Courses

         

Name

ECTS

Semester

Character

 

Professional Itinerary

Research itinerary

 
 

ICT management in organizations

2

1st

Obligatory

Optative

 

TIC y Sociedad de la Información

3

1st

Obligatory

Optative