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Learning Opportunity: Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering - Universidade da Madeira

Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering - Universidade da Madeira

Course Information

Electronics and Telecommunications Engineers are apt for the analysis, specification, project, industrialization, commercialization and use of products and services using technologies such electronics, telecommunications and computer networks as basis and information technologies as support.

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The University of Madeira, a public institution which is young, dynamic, open and attentive to the needs of the archipelago and the Euro-Atlantic area, aims at preparing its students to be full citizens of the 21st century global society and, through its entrepreneurial nature, the quality of its research and its spirit of service, to contribute to the economic, social and cultural development of Madeira, Portugal and the World.

The mission of the University of Madeira is to find appropriate solutions, within a framework of responsibility, equity and sustainability, which contribute to the development and assertion of Madeira and Portugal in a globalized and dynamic world.

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6 semesters, 3 years

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Have successfully completed secondary school or have an equivalent qualification

Have completed one of the following university entrance exams (central exams prepared by the Ministry of Education and Science): Physics and Chemistry, and Mathematics

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Applications are done through the national admission contest (concurso nacional de acesso) organized by the Directorate General of Higher Education (DGES), or through special higher education contests.

For more informations please check DGES website  (in portuguese).

Openings (Common access group): 42


Common access group for the degrees of Civil Engineering and Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering.


There are some institutions in Portugal that give scholarships to international students and it is advisable that applicants confirm every year whether these grants are available and the eligibility terms: Calouste Gulbenkian FoundationThe Ilídio Pinho Foundation.


1035 €/academic year

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180 ECTS

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Universidade da Madeira
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Qualifications Awarded

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Bachelor in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering
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Electronics and Telecommunications engineers graduated from UMa will be able to:

 - Plan and design telecommunications systems, data networks, electronic devices (analogue and digital) and signal processing;

 - Implement and maintain information systems;

 - Promote research and technological development in telecommunication systems and computer networks.

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Penteada Campus

Caminho da Penteada

9000-390 Funchal - Portugal

Tel.: +351 291 705000

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Social Services website (in portuguese)