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Electronic Engineering

Polytechnic University of Catalonia

24 months
8300 EUR/year
5533 EUR/year
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The master's degree in Electronic Engineering (MEE) at the University of Catalonia caters for the needs of two types of students: those who wish to focus on a professional career and those looking to pursue a doctoral degree in Electronic Engineering.


This master’s degree in Electronic Engineering (MEE) at the University of Catalonia provides graduates with a broad profile that includes skills and expertise in power, analogue and RF electronics, instrumentation and sensors, digital systems, micro and nanotechnologies, and microelectronics. After the first, compulsory subject area, students can choose from a wide variety of subjects in order to acquire a general profile, specialise in a field, or engage in research and pursue a doctoral degree.

The aim is for the graduates to enter modern industry as benchmark professionals in a new multidisciplinary work and production scenario. To increase their employability, students can take both the master’s thesis and some of the ECTS credits for optional subjects in a company or laboratory.

MEE has a strong international character. It is taught entirely in English and attracts a large number of students from other countries. 

Professional opportunities

Given the cross-disciplinary nature of electronics, graduates of this degree may pursue careers in a broad range of sectors related to electronic technology, such as ICT systems, medical electronics, consumer electronics, control systems, robotics, automation, electromagnetic compatibility, microelectronic design, smart sensors and data acquisition systems.

Companies operating in these sectors offer high added value in terms of technology and are therefore in need of professionals trained to master's degree level. Many of these companies foster technology innovation and have a highly dynamic presence in a strongly competitive market, which they achieve through research.


Generic competencies

Generic competencies are the skills that graduates acquire regardless of the specific course or field of study. The generic competencies established by the UPC are capacity for innovation and entrepreneurship, sustainability and social commitment, knowledge of a foreign language (preferably English), teamwork and proper use of information resources.

Specific competencesOn completion of the course, students will be able to:

  • Model, design and control power electronic systems for various functions and applications.
  • Conceive and design electronic circuits for RF analogue signal processing.
  • Design, implement and integrate high-performance instrumentation systems.
  • Analyse and design micro-and nanoelectronic devices within the margins of use.
  • Analyse and design digital circuits and systems-based (multi-) processors and configurable devices.
  • Analyse and design mixed-signal integrated circuits.
  • Manage and generate innovative business projects in the field of electronic technology.

Programme Structure


  • Advanced Analog Circuit Techniques
    • Advanced Digital Systems
    • Innovation Based Service Management
    • Instrumentation and Sensors
    • Management of Telecommunications Projects
    • Micro and Nano Electronic Design
    • Micro and Nanotechnologies
    • Power Control and Processing
    • Signal Processing for Electronic Engineering

    Key information


    • Full-time
      • 24 months

    Start dates & application deadlines


    120 ECTS


    On Campus

    Academic requirements

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

    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • This 120-credit master's programme consists of four semesters: bridging, core, specialisation and thesis. The syllabus of the first two semesters is compulsory, depending on the admission level. The syllabus of the specialisation semester is optional and focuses on both professional training and research. There are four specialisations: Power Electronics, Devices and Microsystems, Integrated Circuits and Systems, and Instrumentation and Measurements.
  • Most students will have degrees in Telecommunications Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Applied Physics. Students may be admitted to different semesters of the master's programme on the basis of  the subject of their degree and their academic CV.
  • English Level B2
  • Tuition Fee

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    • International

      8300 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 8300 EUR per year during 24 months.
    • EU/EEA

      5533 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 5533 EUR per year during 24 months.

    Living costs for Barcelona

    770 - 1360 EUR /month
    Living costs

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


    Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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