This Master’s Degree provides all the attributes to practice a profession – telecommunication engineer – which, according to the INE’s 2020 survey of university graduates, has a 93.6% employability rate, a figure that is reached thanks to the fact that telecommunications technologies are essential for the operation of any business, company or institution.

The MET aims to train professionals at the forefront of technological knowledge and professional skills that support the interconnected and digitized society, such as telematic technologies, electronic systems, sound and image processing and telecommunication systems. The training offered in this Master’s Degree goes deeper into the concepts covered in the Bachelor’s Degree in Telecommunication Technologies Engineering, offering a solid and versatile training that provides graduates with a high capacity to adapt to a continuously evolving sector.

The MET qualifies for the exercise of the regulated profession of Telecommunications Engineering. These professions are those in which, in order to practice, a special condition must be met, which is generally to be in possession of a certain academic degree. Our profession has specific legal competences and has a Professional Association.

New technological applications such as Smart Cities, IoT (Internet of Things), Industry 4.0, data analysis and Big Data or artificial intelligence allow the application of techonoloxies and tecommunication services in a transversal way in all fields and areas of the commercial and business world, as well as in public administration.

The Master’s Degree in Telecommunication Engineering trains a professional person, awake in the design, analysis, implementation, exploitation and management of components and processes in the field of ICT. In addition to technological training, this program also trains students in project management and other transversal competencies. Among the latter, the use of English as a working language in multidisciplinary teams stands out, given that between 25% and 50% of the teaching and group work is done in this language.

Therefore, graduates with this Master’s Degree are in high demand in the business world and are internationally recognized. Graduates enjoy high labor market insertion, with high dedication to technical tasks adjusted to their training. 

Among the characteristics of the degree, we have:

  • an employment orientation program (OrientaTE) that facilitates access to the labor market in a degree program in which unemployment is testimonial;
  • multiple activities that allow students to develop social skills as well as technical knowledge.

This master’s degree qualifies students to exercise the profession of Telecommunication Engineer (in accordance with Order CIN/355/2009) and is a natural continuation for Telecommunication Engineers and for students of the degrees that qualify them to exercise this profession. The master is addressed to the following profiles:

  • Graduates in the area of Engineering and Architecture, especially in the fields that qualify them for the profession of Telecommunication Engineer.
  • Telecommunication engineers in any of their specialties (Telecommunication Systems, Telematic, Electronic Systems or Sound and Image).
  • Other graduates in the areas of Engineering and Architecture, such as Graduates in Industrial and Automatic Electronics, Graduates in Computer Engineering…

From the point of view of personal skills and aptitudes, students should have:

  • Ability to study and willingness to work.
  • Abstraction capacity.
  • Capacity for synthesis and analysis.
  • Ability to innovate and creative capacity.
  • Relationship and communication skills.
  • Basic social skills for teamwork
  • Curiosity and open-mindedness.
  • Ability to adapt to technological changes.
  • Interest in new information technologies.

The Master’s Degree in Telecommunication Engineering qualifies students to exercise the profession of Telecommunication Engineer, which currently has full employment quotas, being its professionals one of the most demanded in the technological field and with more future prospects.

Graduates are able to analyze, design, implement, operate and manage systems, networks, services, equipment, components or processes within the field of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). They will develop technical and managerial positions in companies in the field of electronics and telecommunications:

  • Telecommunication operators (radio, television, telephony, internet, etc.)
  • Telecommunication equipment and technology development companies.
  • Companies in the electronic engineering sector.
  • Companies in the data communication engineering sector.
  • Companies in the audiovisual engineering sector.
  • Design of communication networks.
  • Consultancy of ICT companies.
  • Design of software and multimedia applications.
  • Companies in related sectors:
    • Energy
    • Health.
    • Security and defense.
    • Automotive.
    • Land, aerospace and maritime transportation.
    • Banking and financial sector.
    • Automation and robotics.
    • Smart cities.
    • IoT (Internet of Things).
    • Home and building automation.
    • Blockchain.
    • Industry 4.0.
    • Macrodata (big data).
    • Bioengineering.
    • Space applications and satellites.
    • Free exercise

It should be remembered that information systems are present in ALL areas of activity.

The four professional specialities that lead to the professional attributes of Telecommunication Engineering are taught:

  • Signal processing for communication
  • Radiocommunication
  • Telematics and
  • Electronics

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