Degree in Telematics Engineering

240 credits - Higher Polytechnic School
  This degree has been given the EUR-ACE seal, the international engineering accreditation granted by the ENAEE.
Title
Official
Start Year
2010-11
Minimum number of credits to be taken in the first year
  • 48 first-year subject credits for full-time students.
  • 24 credits for part-time students.
  • After the first year of registration, there is no minimum number of credits to take.
Public tuition prices per credit . Academic Year 2019-20
  • 1st registration : 18,50¤
  • 2nd registration : 41,12¤
  • 3rd registration : 89,02¤
  • 4th registration : 123,35¤

  Skills

General Skills

  1. Critical reasoning: the ability to analyse and assess different alternatives.
  2. Problem solving: the ability to find optimum solutions for complex problems and projects.
  3. Creativity, innovation and a future outlook: the ability to create and innovate products and services.
  4. The ability to adapt to the rapid development in ICT and markets.
  5. Writing skills: drafting projects and technical documentation.
  6. Oral skills: clarity and fluency in presenting results, products and services to specialised and general audiences.
  7. Knowledge of software and IT support tools to create and present documentation.
  8. Knowledge of English: the ability to understand, speak and write in English to an intermediate level.
  9. The ability for multidisciplinary and multilingual teamwork.
  10. Leadership ability.
  11. The ability to manage resources and projects.
  12. The ability to continue independent lifelong learning (continuous vocational training).
  13. The ability to analyse social, environmental, ethical, economic and commercial dimensions to engineering work.
  14. The ability to analyse and assess the impact of technological solutions on occupational health, safety and hazards.
  15. The ability to ensure technical solutions do not discriminate on the grounds of gender or disability.

Core Skills

  1. The ability to solve mathematical problems that may arise in engineering.
  2. An aptitude for applying knowledge on: linear algebra; geometry; differential geometry; differential and integral calculus; differential equations and partial derivatives; numerical methods; numerical algorithms, and statistics and optimisation.
  3. Basic knowledge on the use and programming of computers, operating systems, databases and computer programs with engineering applications.
  4. Understanding and mastery of basic concepts of the general laws of motion, thermodynamics, fields and waves, and electromagnetism, and their application to solve inherent engineering problems.
  5. Understanding and mastery of the basic concepts of linear systems and their related functions and transforms, the theory of electric circuits, electronic circuits, the physical principle of semiconductors and logic families, electronic and photonic devices, materials technology and their application to solve inherent engineering problems.
  6. Appropriate knowledge on corporate concepts, and corporate institutional and legal frameworks. Business organisation and management.

Cross-cutting Skills

  1. The ability to construct, operate and manage telecommunications networks, services, processes and applications, understood as capture, transport, representation, processing, storage, management and presentation systems for multimedia information, from the standpoint of telematic services.
  2. The ability to apply techniques based on telematic networks, services and applications, such as management, signalling and switching, routing, security (cryptology protocols, tunnelling, firewalls, payment mechanisms, authentication and content protection), traffic engineering (graph theory, queueing theory and teletraffic), service pricing, reliability and quality systems, in fixed-line and mobile, personal, local and long distance environments, with different bandwidths, including telephony and data.
  3. The ability to construct, operate and manage telematic services using planning analysis tools, dimensioning and analysis.
  4. The ability to describe, program, validate and optimise communication protocols and interfaces at different levels of network architecture.
  5. The ability to follow the technological progress of transmission, switching and processing to improve telematic networks and services.
  6. The ability to design network architectures and telematic services.
  7. The ability to program telematic services and applications in networking and distributed networking.

Common Telecommunications Skills

  1. The ability to acquire new knowledge and suitable techniques independently to design, develop or operate telecommunications systems and services.
  2. The ability to use information and communication applications (office automation, databases, advanced spreadsheets, project management, visualisation, etc.) to provide support to telecommunications and electronic network, service and application development and operation.
  3. The ability to use IT tools to research bibliographic or information resources linked to telecommunications and electronics.
  4. The ability to analyse and specify the fundamental parameters of a communication system.
  5. The ability to assess the advantages and disadvantages of different technology alternatives for rolling out and implementing communication systems, from the standpoint of signal space, interference and noise, and analogue and digital modulation systems.
  6. The ability to design, roll out, organise and manage telecommunications networks, systems, services and infrastructures in residential (home, city and digital communities), business or institutional contexts, taking charge of commissioning and continuous improvement, as well as being aware of their economic and social impact.
  7. Knowing and using programming fundaments for telecommunications networks, systems and services.
  8. The ability to understand electromagnetic and sound wave propagation and transmission, and their corresponding emitters and receivers. The ability to analyse and design combinational and sequential, synchronous and asynchronous circuits, and using microprocessors and integrated circuits.
  9. Knowing and applying hardware description languages.
  10. The ability to use different energy sources, especially solar and thermal, as well as the fundaments of electrical and electronic power engineering.
  11. Knowing and using the concepts of network architecture, protocols and communication interfaces.
  12. The ability to distinguish the concepts of access and transport networks, circuit and packet switching networks, wired and mobile networks, as well as the systems and applications of distributed networking, voice services, data, audio, video, and interactive and multimedia services.
  13. Knowing network and routing interconnection methods, as well as the fundaments of planning and dimensioning networks based on traffic parameters.
  14. Knowledge of standards and regulations on telecommunications nationally, in Europe and internationally.

Specific Telematics Skills

  1. The ability to construct, operate and manage telecommunications networks, services, processes and applications, understood as capture, transport, representation, processing, storage, management and presentation systems for multimedia information, from the standpoint of telematic services.
  2. The ability to apply techniques based on telematic networks, services and applications, such as management, signalling and switching, routing, security (cryptology protocols, tunnelling, firewalls, payment mechanisms, authentication and content protection), traffic engineering (graph theory, queueing theory and teletraffic), service pricing, reliability and quality systems, in fixed-line and mobile, personal, local and long distance environments, with different bandwidths, including telephony and data.
  3. The ability to construct, operate and manage telematic services using planning analysis tools, dimensioning and analysis.
  4. The ability to describe, program, validate and optimise communication protocols and interfaces at different levels of network architecture.
  5. The ability to follow the technological progress of transmission, switching and processing to improve telematic networks and services.
  6. The ability to design network architectures and telematic services.
  7. The ability to program telematic services and applications in networking and distributed networking.

Skills regarding the Final Degree Project

  1. An original project to be done individually, and presented and defended before a university panel, comprising a project in the field of specific professional Telecommunications Engineering technologies, where the skills acquired throughout the course are integrated and summarised.