Master's degree in Electronic Systems Engineering and Technology

Universitat Rovira i Virgili

Program Description

Master's degree in Electronic Systems Engineering and Technology

Universitat Rovira i Virgili

Master's degree in Electronic Systems Engineering and Technology

The overall objective of this master's degree is to enable students to find effective solutions to problems in the field of electronic engineering and, specifically, to design electronic equipment and automated production systems, perform maintenance and control in production industries, provide technical advice, or join the sales departments of companies in the electronics sector. For graduates who wish to undertake doctoral studies, this programme will also prepare them to do effective research in collaboration with national and international research groups.

Career oportunities

  • Engineering consultancy.
  • Engineering consultancy management.
  • Management of instrumentation/sensors in production plants.
  • Maintenance management.
  • Sales department management.
  • Research and development: research companies in the chemical, industrial, energy sectors, etc.
  • Research and development in technology-based companies.
  • Research and development in universities and research centres.
  • Entrepreneurship.
  • Teaching.


Classes are held in the afternoon/evening from Monday to Friday.

Language of instruction


Student Profile

This master's degree provides continuity to a first degree in the fields of engineering and technology. The typical entry profile is that of a student who has completed a bachelor's degree in electronic technology or information and communication technology. Therefore, the programme is mainly aimed at students who have bachelor's degrees in aeronautical engineering, telecommunications engineering and industrial engineering (industrial electronics and automatic control or electrical engineering) but it is also suitable for students who have a bachelor's degree in physics and computer engineering. The personal and academic characteristics that are considered appropriate for students wishing to take this master's degree are the following:

  • A technical education and a desire for a career in the ICT industry.
  • Knowledge of basic materials and industrial technologies.
  • Ability and interest in research. Interest in pursuing an academic career.
  • Ability to analyse the need for technological innovation in companies and to assess its suitability and social impact.

FIRST YEAR: Compulsory Subjects

  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Micro and Nanoelectronic Devices and Technologies
  • Advanced Digital Systems
  • Electronic Systems in Communications
  • Digital Control
  • Innovation and Engineering*
  • Integrated Laboratory
  • Final Master's Project*

*This/these subject/s make up competences required for the subject Career Counselling Citizenship


In this section you will find the list of all the optional subjects on the curriculum. Before you select the subjects you wish to register for, please make sure that they have been activated


Students can choose to take the 15 elective credits without considering the different specialities, or take one of the speciality that will appear in the name of the degree.

Specialty Industrial Electronic (15 ECTS)

  • Modeling and Control of Electrical Machines
  • Modeling and Control of Converters
  • Digital Control of Converters
  • Electrical Architecture of Energy Management Systems
  • Radioidentification and Wireless Sensors
  • Design of High Frequency Integrated Circuits with CAD Tools

Specialty Electronics Microsystems (15 ECTS)

  • Advanced Semiconductor Devices
  • Nanomaterials in Electronic Engineering
  • Radiofrequency and Optical Electronic Technology
  • Micro and Nano Sensor Systems
  • Design of Experiments and Advanced Data Analysis


  • Circuit Theory
  • Basic Electronics

(**)After checking the candidate’s transcript, the body responsible for admission can decide that the student must attend and satisfactorily complete some of the subjects that are programmed as bridging courses.

Admission qualifications

A university degree in Aeronautical Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering, Computer Engineering, Industrial Engineering (Electrical Engineering or Industrial Electronics and Automatic Control), Automatic Control and Industrial Electronics Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Physical Science, Physics Engineering, or a related field.

A university Aeronautical Engineering diploma in Aircraft Engines, Air Navigation, Aircraft, Airport Engineering or Aerospace Equipment and Materials; a university Telecommunications Engineering diploma in Electronic Systems, Telecommunication Systems, Image and Sound or Telematics; a university Computer Science engineering diploma in Computer Software Engineering or Computer Systems Engineering; a university Industrial Engineering diploma in Industrial Electronics or Electricity; or a qualification in a related field.

Specific documentation

A part from the compulsory documentarion to pre-enrole to the programme, students must do submit the following documents: documentación adicional:

  • Proof of the candidate's merits in relation to points 3 to 6 of the criteria.

Selection criteria

  1. Suitability of the admission qualification in the following order:
    a) An official bachelor's or pre-EHEA degree in aeronautical engineering, telecommunications engineering, computer engineering, industrial engineering (electricity or industrial electronics and automatic control), automatic control and industrial electronics, electronic engineering, physical science or physics engineering: up to 8 points.
    b) An official university aeronautical engineering diploma in aircraft engines, air navigation, aircraft, airport engineering or aerospace equipment and materials; a university telecommunications engineering diploma in electronic systems, telecommunication systems, image and sound or telematics; a university computer science engineering diploma in computer software engineering or computer systems engineering; or a university industrial engineering diploma in industrial electronics or electricity: up to 7 points.
    c) Other qualifications: 0 points.
  2. Evaluation of the students' academic record in the university degree that qualifies them for admission to the master's degree: up to 4 points.
  3. Official diplomas in English: up to 2 points.
  4. Other training relevant to the content of the master's degree (courses, seminars or other training activities), for which proof must be provided: up to 2 points.
  5. Extended stays in English-speaking countries (at least 12 weeks), for which proof must be provided: up to 2 points.
  6. Proven work experience in a field requiring a degree in an area related to the master's programme. 0.2 points for each full year of work experience, up to a maximum of 2 points.
This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Spanish

Last updated May 23, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
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Sept. 2017
1 year
Full time
Start date Sept. 2017
Spain Tarragona
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End date June 16, 2017
Duration 1 year
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