Competences

The general responsibilities of the graduate profile title derived from the objectives defined for the same: that students are able to analyze, design, implement, operate and manage systems, networks, services, equipment, components or processes in the field of Technology Information and Communications to meet the required specifications.

The general responsibilities of the graduate profile title derived from the objectives defined for the same: that students are able to analyze, design, implement, operate and manage systems, networks, services, equipment, components or processes in the field of Technology Information and Communications to meet the required specifications.

General Competences

• CG1: Students have demonstrated knowledge and understanding in a field of study that part of the basis of general secondary education, and is typically at a level which, although it is supported by advanced textbooks, includes also some aspects that imply knowledge of the forefront of their field of study;

• CG2: Students can apply their knowledge to their work or vocation in a professional manner and have competences typically demonstrated through devising and defending arguments and solving problems within their field of study;

• CG3: Students have the ability to gather and interpret relevant data (usually within their field of study) to inform judgments that include reflection on relevant social, scientific or ethical;

• CG4: Students can communicate information, ideas, problems and solutions to both specialist and non-specialist audiences;

• CG5: That students have developed those skills needed to undertake further studies with a high degree of autonomy.

In addition, students should acquire the skills that, in general, are set out in the documents "new degree and Master approved, and assignment to the University Centers, under RD 1393/2007 teachings management university official "and" Requirements and Recommendations for the Implementation of Curricula at the Polytechnic University of Madrid "approved by the Governing Council of the UPM and they are:

• CG6: Use of English.

• CG7: Teamwork.

• CG8: Oral and written communication.

• CG9: Use of Information Technology and Communications.

• CG10: Creativity.

• CG11: Team leadership.

• CG12: Organization and planning.

• CG13: Environmental Respect.

Specific Competences

The specific skills competences are subdivided into basic training module, common to the telecommunications industry and individuals from each of the four branches of specific technology skills competitions. The powers of basic training and common to the telecommunications industry will be guaranteed for all the students.

Specific skills for optional routes that enable graduates to practice in Telecommunications Engineer are also established in each of the four specialties.

The definition of these powers were taken into account that these are consistent with respect for fundamental rights and equality between men and women, with the principles of equal opportunity and universal accessibility for persons with disabilities, and the of a culture of peace and democratic values.

Specific skills of basic training

• CEB1: Ability to solve mathematical problems that may arise in engineering. Ability to apply knowledge of linear algebra; geometry; differential geometry; differential and integral calculus; differential equations and partial differential; numerical methods; numerical algorithms; statistics and optimization.

• CEB2: Basic knowledge of the use and programming of computers, operating systems, databases and software with applications in engineering.

• CEB3: Understanding and mastery of basic concepts of the general laws of mechanics, thermodynamics, fields and waves and electromagnetism and its application for solving problems of engineering.

• CEB4: Understanding and mastery of basic concepts of linear systems and related functions and transforms, theory of electrical circuits, electronic circuits, physical principles of semiconductors and logic families, electronic and photonic devices, materials technology and its application for solving problems of engineering.

• CEB5: Adequate knowledge of the concept of enterprise, institutional and legal framework of the company. Organization and management of companies.

Common specific competence to the telecommunications branch

• CECT1: Ability to independently learn new knowledge and techniques suitable for the design, development or operation of telecommunications systems and services.

• CECT2: Ability to use communication and computer applications (office automation, databases, advanced calculus, project management, visualization, etc.) to support the development and operation of networks, services and applications of telecommunications and electronics.

• CECT3: Ability to use search tools library resources or information related to telecommunications and electronics.

• CECT4: Ability to analyze and specify the fundamental parameters of a communications system.

• CECT5: Ability to evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of different technological alternatives for deployment or implementation of communications systems, from the point of view of signal space, and noise disturbances and systems analogue and digital modulation.

• CECT6: Ability to design, deploy, organize and manage networks, systems, services and infrastructures of telecommunication, business or institutional responsible for their implementation and continuous improvement residential settings (home, city and digital communities), as well as knowing your economic and social impact.

• CECT7: Knowledge and use of the fundamentals of programming networks, systems and telecommunication services.

• CECT8: Ability to understand the mechanisms of propagation and transmission of electromagnetic and acoustic waves, and their sending and receiving devices.

• CECT9: Capacity analysis and design of combinational and sequential circuits, synchronous and asynchronous, and use of microprocessors and integrated circuits.

• CECT10: Knowledge and application of the fundamentals of description languages hardware devices.

• CECT11: Ability to use different energy sources and especially solar photovoltaic and solar thermal, as well as the fundamentals of electrical engineering and power electronics.

• CECT12: Knowledge and use of the concepts of network architecture, communications protocols and interfaces.

• CECT13: Ability to differentiate the concepts of access networks and transport networks circuit-switched and packet, fixed and mobile networks, as well as systems and applications distributed network, voice, data, audio, video and services interactive and multimedia.

• CECT14: Knowledge of methods of networking and routing, as well as the fundamentals of planning, network dimensioning based on traffic parameters.

• CECT15: Knowledge of legislation and regulation of telecommunications at the national, European and international levels.

 Specific technology competences of Telecommunication Systems

• CE-ST1: Ability to construct, operate and manage networks, services, processes and telecom applications, understood these as systems of recruitment, transportation, representation, processing, storage, management and presentation of multimedia information, from the point of view of transmission systems.

• CE-ST2: Ability to apply the techniques in networks, services and telecommunications applications in both fixed and mobile environments, personal, local or long distance, with different bandwidths, including telephony, radio, television and data are based , from the standpoint of transmission systems.

• EC-ST3: Ability to analyze components and systems specifications for guided and unguided communications.

• CE-ST4: Capacity for selection of circuits, subsystems and systems radio frequency, microwave, broadcasting, radio and radio-determination.

• EC-ST5: Capacity for the selection of antennas, transmission equipment and systems, propagation of guided and unguided waves by electromagnetic means, RF or optical and related management and allocation of radio frequency space.

• EC-ST6: Ability to analyze, encode, process and transmit multimedia information using techniques of analog and digital signal processing.

Specific technology competences of Telematics

• CE-TL1: Ability to build, operate and manage networks, services, processes and telecom applications, understood these as systems of recruitment, transportation, representation, processing, storage, management and presentation of multimedia information, from the point of view of telematic services.

• CE-TL2: Ability to apply the techniques in networks, services and data communications, such as management systems, signaling and switching, routing and routing, security (cryptographic protocols, tunneling, firewall, collection mechanisms, applications are based authentication and content protection), traffic engineering (graph theory, queuing theory and teletraffic) pricing and reliability and quality of service, both in fixed, mobile, personal, local or long distance environments with different bandwidths, including telephony and data.

• CE-TL3: Ability to build, operate and manage telematic services using analytical tools for planning, sizing and analysis.

• CE-TL4: Ability to describe, program, validate and optimize communication protocols and interfaces at different levels of network architecture.

• CE-TL5: Ability to follow the technological progress of transmission, switching and process to improve networks and telematic services.

• CE-TL6: Ability to design architectures networks and telematic services.

• CE-TL7: Capacity of programming services and telematics applications networked and distributed.

Specific technology competences of Electronic Systems

• CE-SE1: Ability to build, operate and manage systems recruitment, transportation, representation, processing, storage, management and presentation of multimedia information, from the point of view of electronic systems.

• CE-SE2: Ability to select specialized electronic circuits and devices for transmission, routing or routing and terminals, both fixed and mobile environments.

• CE-SE3: Ability to perform the specification, implementation, documentation and development of equipment and systems, electronics, instrumentation and control, considering both technical aspects and the relevant regulatory requirements.

• CE-SE4: Ability to apply electronic as support technology in other fields and activities, not only in the field of Information Technology and Communications.

• CE-SE5: Ability to design circuits analog and digital electronics, analog-digital and digital-analog conversion, radio frequency, power and power conversion for telecommunications and computer applications.

• CE-SE6: Ability to understand and use the feedback theory and electronic control systems.

• CE-SE7: Ability to design interface devices, data capture and storage, and terminals for telecommunications systems and services.

• CE-SE8: Ability to specify and use electronic instrumentation and measurement systems.

• CE-SE9: Ability to analyze and solve the problems of interference and electromagnetic compatibility.

Specific technology competences of Image and Sound

• CE-SI1: Ability to build, operate and manage services and telecom applications, understood these as systems capture, analog and digital processing, coding, transport, representation, processing, storage, reproduction, management and presentation of audiovisual services and information multimedia.

• CE-SI2: Ability to analyze, specify, implement and maintain systems, equipment, heads and facilities of television, audio and video, both fixed and mobile environments.

• CE-SI3: Ability to realize local projects and installations for the production and recording audio and video signals.

• CE-SI4: Ability to perform projects of acoustic engineering on: insulation and acoustic conditioning of premises; public address systems; specification, analysis and selection of electro acoustic transducers; systems of measurement, analysis and control noise and vibration; environmental acoustics; underwater acoustic systems.

• CE-SI5: Ability to create, encode, manage, disseminate and distribute multimedia content, according to criteria of usability and accessibility of audiovisual services, broadcast and interactive.

Competences associated with the final Year  

• CE-TFG: Ability to present and defend before a university tribunal, work done individually consisting of a project in the field of specific technologies of Telecommunications Engineering with a professional nature in which synthesize and integrate the skills acquired in the teachings of degree.

ABET : Student Outcomes since 2019-2020

After finishing his studies, graduates in Engineering in Telecommunication Technologies and Services will

1. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics

2. an ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors

3. an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences

4. an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts

5. an ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives

6. an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions

7. an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies

ABET Competences until 2018-2019

Specific Competences

The specific skills competences are subdivided into basic training module, common to the telecommunications industry and individuals from each of the four branches of specific technology skills competitions. The powers of basic training and common to the telecommunications industry will be guaranteed for all the students.

Specific skills for optional routes that enable graduates to practice in Telecommunications Engineer are also established in each of the four specialties.

The definition of these powers were taken into account that these are consistent with respect for fundamental rights and equality between men and women, with the principles of equal opportunity and universal accessibility for persons with disabilities, and the of a culture of peace and democratic values.