Communications Electronics Engineering B.Eng.

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 maintenance 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
a An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
b An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
c An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
d An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
e An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
f An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
g An ability to communicate effectively
h The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
i A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
j A knowledge of contemporary issues
k An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice

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

Year Incoming Students Enrolled Students Number of Graduates
2017/2018 90 457 -
2016/2017 91 442 30
2015/2016 80 414 22
2014/2015 74 406 16
2013/2014 73 358 9
2012/2013 82 308 2
2011/2012 85 233 -
2010/2011 91 160 -
2009/2010 72 72 -
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