The main objective of the Doctoral Programme in Telecommunications of the Polytechnic Univesity of Valencia is to train PhDs in the field of telecommunications. The aim is to train highly qualified researchers and professionals in the fields of knowledge related to Signal and Communication Theory and Telematics Engineering. Specifically, these areas are:
The usual access profile are candidates with a degree in telecommunications, computer science, physics or mathematics, who are in possession of a university master's degree in the field of Telecommunication Engineering. However, the Academic Committee assesses other profiles whose admission would be subject to the completion of a number of complementary training activities.
General info on the course.
The main objective of the Doctoral Programme in Telecommunications of the Polytechnic Univesity of Valencia is to train PhDs in the field of telecommunications. The aim is to train highly qualified researchers and professionals in the fields of knowledge related to Signal and Communication Theory and Telematics Engineering.
Application procedures and requirements.
The pre-enrolment is the process by which a candidate applies for the admission to a doctoral programme.
The requirements that the applicant must meet to be admitted are regulated by the Spanish Royal Decree 99/2011. Please note that the information shown here is just a summary. If you have any doubts, please contact the Doctorate School.
The pre-enrolment process is completely online. If you do not have a UPV user you will have to request one as a first step of the application. At the end of the pre-enrolment process you must upload a PDF copy of the required documentation. The originals (or certified / legalized copies) will be required later, after the official enrolment is done.
The Academic Commission of the requested doctoral program will study the application and in case of needing additional information, will contact the candidate. According to the Doctoral School’s Services Charter the deadline for resolving applications (duly submitted) is 45 days.
The enrolment is annual (by academic year) and, as in any other degree, must be renewed obligatorily during all the doctoral study period.
Access requirements for new students
Bachelor degree + masters degree, with a total of 300 ECTS (minimum) and of which at least 60 ECTS must be master level.
Degree of five years (or more) of previous plans (engineer, licensee, architect, ...) with an equivalence to master degrees.
Degrees from outside the EHEA with an equivalence to master degrees (must provide a certificate issued by the university of origin stating that the degree gives access to doctoral studies in the home country).
A PDF copy of the following documentation will be asked to complete a pre-enrolment in a doctoral programme:
The university valid recognitions.
The Doctoral Programme is organised, designed, coordinated and supervised by the Academic Committee (AC) responsible for its definition, updating and quality, as well as for its training and research activities. This Committee is comprised by 5 or 6 members, in addition to the programme coordinator, all of whom shall be professors of the UPV’s Department of Communications.
All Committee members have at least one six-year research period accredited and have also directed theses in the last five years.
The AC will ensure compliance with the admission criteria to the programme and will be responsible for its assessment, taking the following aspects into account:
Details of the accademic intitute