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

Telecommunications Systems 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 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. TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS: design, planning, coordination, management and supervision of wire and optical fiber transmission systems, including communication media and equipment, as well as information and signal processing techniques.
  3. RADIO COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS: design, planning, deployment and supervision of radiocommunication systems (radio broadcasting, wireless networks, satellite, mobile systems and television), radar and radiodetermination.
  4. RF AND MICROWAVE CIRCUITS: design and development of radiofrequency and microwave circuits and subsystems, aerials and radiant systems

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
2019/2020 57 366 50
2018/2019 79
399 34
2017/2018 74
394 34
2016/2017 71 382 35
2015/2016 76 384 39
2014/2015 98
363 21