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Telecommunications Systems

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech

Bachelor's degree in Telecommunications Systems

Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunications Systems provides the cross-disciplinary training needed to conceive, design, implement and operate telecommunications systems based on generating, transmitting, receiving and processing electrical, acoustic and optical signals across the frequency spectrum, and the processing of associated information. You will learn the fundamentals and applications that will qualify you to design, implement and operate any telecommunications product, infrastructure or service based on radio systems – whether fixed or mobile, terrestrial or satellite – or on optical communications. 

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General details

4 years
Study load
240 ECTS credits (including the bachelor's thesis). One credit is equivalent to a study load of 25-30 hours.
Language of instruction

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Information on language use in the classroom and students’ language rights.

Fees and grants
Approximate fees per academic year: €1,107 (€2,553 for non-EU residents). Consult the public fees system based on income (grants and payment options).
Castelldefels School of Telecommunications and Aerospace Engineering (EETAC)
Official degree
Recorded in the Ministry of Education's degree register


80 (20 February)
Registration and enrolment
What are the requirements to enrol in a bachelor's degree course?
Legalisation of foreign documents
All documents issued in non-EU countries must be legalised and bear the corresponding apostille.

Double-degree agreements

Double-degree pathways at a single school
  • Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunications Systems Engineering / Bachelor’s degree in Network Engineering

Professional opportunities

Professional opportunities
  • Design and development of telecommunications, telematic, audiovisual and electronic systems.
  • Design and implementation of ICT systems and applications.
  • Administration and operation of telecommunications and hardware.
  • Programming and development of telecommunications applications.
  • Project supervision and management in ICT companies.
  • Freelance work: consultancy and advisory services.
  • Calculations, valuations, appraisals, assessments, studies and reports in the field of telecommunications.
  • Project supervision and management in technology companies and centres.
  • Product research, design and innovation.

Organisation: academic calendar and regulations

Academic calendar
General academic calendar for bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees courses
Academic regulations
Academic regulations for bachelor’s degree courses at the UPC
Language certification and credit recognition
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Castelldefels School of Telecommunications and Aerospace Engineering (EETAC) Castelldefels School of Telecommunications and Aerospace Engineering (EETAC)


Eighth semester

  • Bachelor's Thesis 24
  • CompulsoryECTS
  • OptionalECTS
  • ProjectECTS

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