Telecommunications and Informatics Engineering, Master | Instituto Superior Técnico | Lisbon, Portugal
Master On Campus

Telecommunications and Informatics Engineering

24 months
7000 EUR/year
1063 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Telecommunications and Informatics Engineering programme from Instituto Superior Técnico is aimed at graduates in areas related to Engineering, namely those with curricular paths in Electrotechnics, Telecommunications, Electronics, Programming, Computing and related areas.


About this Degree from Instituto Superior Técnico

Telecommunications and Informatics Engineering is dedicated to “Internet Engineering”, namely the so-called “internet of things”, which allows us to interact with various objects, such as refrigerators, heating our homes or products for sale in a supermarket. As such, a Telecommunications and Informatics Engineer works with complex, fixed or mobile communication networks and related infrastructures. It also develops services or applications, knowing the related security aspects.

Career Opportunities

Técnico MSc graduates in Telecommunications and Informatics Engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico can develop activities such as:

  • Design, implement and guarantee maintenance of communication systems, and respective terrestrial and satellite networks;
  • Design, install, configure and manage telecommunications networks, server clusters and data centers;
  • Development of computer internet applications and mobile phone applications;
  • Programming of multimedia, mobile, peer-to-peer and cloud applications, configuration and management of web servers and databases;
  • Solve problems that arise in this activity, such as attacks on computer security, latency and reliability of communications, and the need for quick recovery in case of equipment failure.
  • Marketing of products, equipment and processes;
  • Consulting and leadership, leadership and management functions;
  • Professional training and education.

Programme Structure

Main Areas:

  • Telecommunications
  • Informatics

Specialization Area:

  • Telecommunications Systems
  • Distributed Systems and Internet Applications
  • Network and Systems Management
  • internet security
  • Internet of Things
  • Data Science for the Web

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


Partially taught in English, Partially taught in Portuguese


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • hold a 1st cycle degree in Science and Technology (except in the case of the 2nd cycle in Architecture, which requires a 1st cycle degree in Architecture);
  • hold an academic, scientific or professional curriculum that certifies their ability to do the MSc programme which they apply for.

Candidates are selected according to these criteria:

  • affinity between the degree they hold and the programme they apply for;
  • type of degree they hold;
  • academic success in the programme they attended.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    7000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1063 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1063 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Lisbon

630 - 1123 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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