Master en Ingeniería de Telecomunicación / Telecommunication Engineering Master

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Website of the Master of Science (M.Sc.) Telecommunication Engineering (TE)

Universidad de Jaén – Linares School of Engineering

Welcome to the Website of the Master of Science (M.Sc.) Telecommunication Engineering (TE) in the Universidad de Jaén – Linares School of Engineering

Presentation

DURATION: 3 semesters (full-time)

Start: annually – fall semester in October.

  • Teaching process

Teaching comprises lecture modules, tutorials, and laboratory work. Throughout the first two semesters courses are fully supported by computing and laboratory work. Assessment is based on a mix of formal examinations, course work, various technical assignments and oral presentations. The assessment of the Master Thesis includes an oral examination. The maximum number of students per academic year is 25.

  • Application deadline

This process is carried out by the Andalusian government in three different phases:

  1. From 7th to the 11th of March, 2017 (RECOMMENDED for students who require visa).
  2. From 3st of July to the 25th of August, 2017.
  3. From 28th of September to the 2th of October, 2017.

More information can be found at http://www.juntadeandalucia.es/innovacioncienciayempresa/sguit/mo_calendario.php

Admission Application

  • Admission requirements 

We recommend that you download the list of Engineering Prerequisites for Telecommunications Engineering Master (questionnaire-te-prerequisites.pdf) and go through it carefully and precisely so that you can have a good idea of our requirements.

The admission to the Master programme in Telecommunications Engineering can be granted, if the following admission requirements are met:

  • A first University degree (Bachelor degree, or a comparable academic degree) of an accredited University in Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Information and Communications Engineering, Information Technology or in other related subject areas. This degree must give access to the Master studies in the country of origin. In case the Bachelor degree do not satisfy the required background on telecommunication competences (see questionnaire-te-prerequisites), additional subjects can be demanded (up to a maximum of 48 ECTS credits) in order to obtain the Master degree.
  • High School leaving certificate.
  • English: Proficient user according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (e.g. TOEFL 200 CB, 75 iBT, IELTS 5.5; Cambridge FCE).
  • Spanish: Basic Spanish language skills (Level A1). You may apply before having passed your Level A1 certificate.

 

  • Application procedure

There is an online access but only in Spanish in the following url of the regional government: http://www.juntadeandalucia.es/economiainnovacionyciencia/sguit/

For foreign students, please send your application to the following e-mail telecoepsl [arroba] ujaen [punto] es in electronic format AND to the following address:

  • Postal Address: 
    • Universidad de Jaén – E.P.S. Linares
    • Master TE- Antonio J. Yuste Delgado
    • Campus Científico Tecnológico de Linares
    • Avda. de la Universidad, s/n
    • 23700 Linares (Jaén)
    • SPAIN

We have prepared a file with all details regarding application documents: APP-DOCS (App-docs.pdf). Please read it carefully. It contains the answer to most questions you may have.

  • Application documents

Please fill the following documents. They are necessary for your application:

Fill them out and send them with your application documents.

This is a summary of the documents required for a complete application:

  1. Signed Application Form (Application form.pdf).
  2. Letter of Motivation.
  3. CV-Resume.
  4. Questionnaire for Engineering Prerequisites.
  5. University Bachelor’s Degree certificate.
  6. Complete Official Transcripts.
  7. An explanation of the grading system at your home university.
  8. Secondary Education Certificate(s).
  9. English Language Certificate.
  10. Spanish Language Form (please read the specifications regarding our requirement for Spanish) and Spanish Language Certificate.
  11.  A copy of your passport.
  12. Two passport photographs.

The following documents are optional but recommended for the review of your application:

  • Details about additional qualifications.
  • A summary of your Bachelor's Project.

After Admission

Tuition fees

The public prices per ECTS credit are established by the Andalucian Government every academic year.

This master leads to the regulated profession of Telecommunication Engineer, protected by the Spanish law, so these studies could be partially funded by the Andalusian government.

Cost of living

To have an idea of the cost of living here in Spain visit

http://www.numbeo.com/cost-of-living/country_result.jsp?country=Spain

When applying for a visa you need to prove that you have enough money per month available to you (please check the exact amount with the Spanish Consulate nearest to you). This amount gives you an idea of the average level of expenses. This amount may vary according to individual budgeting.

Jaen province is a place with a reduced cost of living in relation to Spanish standard. We consider that a student can spend less than EUR 600/month, for example, renting a room costs approx. EUR 200/month.

Support and services

In order to help you plan your stay and settle quickly we propose to help you in the following areas:

  • Booking of a room.
  • Providing support for the opening a bank account.
  • Supporting you regarding all official papers (e.g. Settlement Permit, Health Insurance, Enrolment).
  • Buddy program.
  • Spanish courses.
  • Organizing and coordinating sport facilities, social events and excursions.

Course Content

COURSE STRUCTURE & SYLLABUS

The course begins annually in October and lasts for 3 semesters. It consists of a taught stage (worth 60 ECTS credits) and of a project (Final thesis) stage (worth 30 ECTS credits). First semester subjects are taught in English.

The competences to be acquired by students are integrated in three modules:

  1. Telecommunication technologies module; 50 ECTS credits.
  2. Project management module; 10 ECTS credits.
  3. Master thesis module; 30 ECTS credits.

Telecommunication technologies module

50 ECTS credits

Credits

Semester

Language

Circuits for Electronic Instrumentation

6

1

English

Complex Digital Systems Design

6

1

English

Network and Service Technologies

6

1

English

Multimedia Advanced Services

6

2

English

IP Based Networks

6

2

English

Radiocommunications and Radiodetermination

6

1

English

Signal Processing for Communications

4

2

English

Communications Systems and Circuits

6

1

English

Optical Technologies

4

2

English

Telecommunication technologies module: During the first semester and part of the second semester, the students extend and deepen their knowledge in fundamental areas of Networking and Electronics as well as in Signal Processing and Communications.

Telecommunication infrastructures and project module

10 ECTS credits

Credits

Semester

Language

Advanced technologies integration

4

2

English

Telecommunication infrastructures and projects

6

2

English

Project management module: These two subjects during the second semester are intended to familiarize students with management techniques commonly used to plan, organize and control projects.

Master Thesis (30 ECTS credits): The third semester is entirely dedicated to a major individual research project which leads to a master thesis. Projects with an industrial involvement and relevance are encouraged. The Thesis may be undertaken in the University’s laboratories or in collaboration with industrial partners or other institutions.

LIST OF SUBJECTS

Please download the list of subjects (List of subjects.pdf) with a short description of all the subject of the TE Master.

Dual Degree

An international agreement is established with the ICE Master of the THM (http://www.thm.de/iem/ice/). Both TE-UJA Master and ICE-THM Master comprise 90 ECTS credits. Some competences of the TE-UJA Master are equivalents to some of the ICE-THM master but not others. The dual degree proposal for UJA students includes: 60 ECTS credits in UJA + 30 ECTS credits in THM + 30 ECTS for master thesis.

More information can be found in the dual degree (Dual Degree.pdf) presentation.

Download: BROCHURE (Brochure.pdf) of the M.Sc. course in Telecommunication Engineering

Faculty and Staff

ACADEMIC STAFF

The MSc programme is carried out by our experienced staff, all of whom have research experience (Ph. D.). The course is run jointly by the Department of Telecommunication Engineering (Linares Campus) and the department of Electronic Technology Engineering (Jaen Campus).

The list of lecturers and its areas of expertise can be found at

http://www.uja.es/departamentos/ingtel/contactos

http://www.uja.es/departamentos/ingeauto/contactos

SUPPORT STAFF

The administrative staff of the Linares School of Engineering can be found at

http://www.uja.es/conocenos/centros/epsl/servicios-administrativos-epsl

Research

All the academic staff involved in the TE Master is Ph. D. and belongs to the following research groups:

Campus

The TE Master is taught at the Linares School of Engineering (Campus Científico Tecnológico de Linares)

Contact

  • Email: telecoepsl [arroba] ujaen [punto] es
  • Phone: 0034 953648656
  • Postal Address: 
    • Universidad de Jaén – E.P.S. Linares
    • Master TE- Antonio J. Yuste Delgado
    • Campus Científico Tecnológico de Linares
    • Avda. de la Universidad, s/n
    • 23700 Linares (Jaén)
    • SPAIN

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