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Master in Informatics Engineering

Graduate School of Engineering and Basic Sciences

Escuela de Ingeniería y Ciencias Básicas
Direction
Prof. José Daniel García Sánchez
Language
Spanish
Attendance
On-campus
Credits
90
Campus
Leganes
Applications

 Open 

☛  Places available: 40

Departments
Department of Computer Science and Engineering

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    The Master in Informatics Engineering (Computer Engineering) prepares students to practice as a Computer Engineer and is fully adapted to the recommendations for recognition of official qualifications in the Informatics Engineering Profession, General Secretariat of Universities (BOE 4 August 2009).

    The Master is appropriate for Informatics Engineering graduates or degrees with other denominations, linked to the exercise of the profession of Informatics Engineer, and whose competences are in accordance with what is established in section 5 of Annex II of the BOE N.187, (August 4, 2009).

    For this, the Master in Informatics Engineering combines advanced training in aspects of Direction and Management of IT projects with other aspects of Information Technology. It also includes an offer of electives and the possibility of external internships in companies and institutions.

    This training program aims to fulfil its objective by training professionals who are competent to practice as computer engineers.

    The Master is made up of 90 ECTS credits. A group taught in Spanish is offered, divided into three semesters and organized into the following modules: Direction and Management, Information Technology, Electives and Master's Thesis.

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    reasons to study master in Informatics Engineering

     

     

    │MASTER IN NUMBERS

    • ☛ 2nd Master in Informatics Engineering according to the Ranking of El Mundo 2021
    • ☛ 3rd Master in Informatics Technology according to the Ranking of El Mundo 2021
    • 2.38 applications per place
    • 100% job insertion
    • Double degree with Master's Degree in Computer Science and Technology (30 additional ECTS), Cybersecurity (36 additional ECTS) and Big Data (30 additional ECTS)
  • CURRICULUM
  • FACULTY

    UC3M FACULTY

    • AMESCUA SECO, ANTONIO
      Department of Computer Science and Engineering
      Full Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • BARBER CASTAÑO, RAMÓN
      Department of Systems Engineering and Automation
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • BERLANGA DE JESÚS​, ANTONIO
      Department of Computer Science and Engineering
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • CALDERON MATEOS​, ALEJANDRO
      Department of Computer Science and Engineering
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • CAÑADILLAS MEDINA, FRANCISCO JAVIER
      Department of Computer Science and Engineering
      Assistant Professor
    • CARBO RUBIERA​, JAVIER IGNACIO
      Department of Computer Science and Engineering
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • CARRASCAL DE LAS HERAS​, GINÉS
      Department of Computer Science and Engineering
      Assistant Professor
      Brief CV
    • CARRETERO PÉREZ, JESÚS
      Department of Computer Science and Engineering
      Full Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • FRAGA VÁZQUEZ, ANABEL
      Department of Computer Science and Engineering
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • FUENTETAJA PIZAN​, RAQUEL
      Department of Computer Science and Engineering
      Visiting Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • GALÁN PASCUAL, CARLOS MANUEL
      Department of Public State Law
      Assistant Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • GARCÍA BLAS, FRANCISCO JAVIER
      Department of Computer Science and Engineering
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • GARCÍA CARBALLEIRA​, FÉLIX
      Department of Computer Science and Engineering
      Full Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • GARCÍA CRESPO, ÁNGEL
      Department of Computer Science and Engineering
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • GARCÍA OLAYA​, ÁNGEL
      Department of Computer Science and Engineering
      Visiting Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • GARCÍA RUBIO, CARLOS
      Department of Telematic Engineering
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • GONZÁLEZ CARRASCO, ISRAEL
      Department of Computer Science and Engineering
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • GONZÁLEZ MANZANO, LORENA
      Department of Computer Science and Engineering
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • IGLESIAS MARTÍNEZ, JOSE ANTONIO
      Department of Computer Science and Engineering
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • LASTRA RODRÍGUEZ​, DANIEL
      Department of Telematic Engineering
      Assistant Professor
      Technical Engineer
    • LEDEZMA ESPINO, AGAPITO ISMAEL
      Department of Computer Science and Engineering
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • LINARES LÓPEZ​, CARLOS
      Department of Computer Science and Engineering
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • LÓPEZ-CORTIJO GARCÍA, ROMÁN
      Department of Computer Science and Engineering
      Assistant Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • LÓPEZ CUADRADO, JOSE LUIS
      Department of Mechanical Engineering
      Visiting Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • MARTÍNEZ FERNÁNDEZ, PALOMA
      Department of Computer Science and Engineering
      Full Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • PASTRANA PORTILLO, SERGIO
      Department of Computer Science and Engineering
      Visiting Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • TOLEDO HERAS, MARIA PAULA DE
      Department of Computer Science and Engineering
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
  • ADMISSION
    • ADMISSION

      Application

      The request is made electronically through our application. Before starting the admission process, please, read the following information:

      Requirements

      The following candidates may be admitted to the Master in Informatics Engineering from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid:

      • Graduates holding Bachelor's Degrees in Informatics Engineering with any specialty (Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems or Information Technology).
      • Graduates holding Bachelor's Degrees Informatics Engineering who, although they have not specialized in one of the areas mentioned above, can provide evidence to prove completion of the foundational training and modules usual for this course of study. If they still have not covered an entire block of the specific technology module, they could enter with 48 credits from those offered in the blocks for that module.
      • Graduates with university degrees in Engineering.
      • Graduates in Computer Science/ Informatics Engineering (five-year course: Licenciados).
      • Computer Science/ Informatics Engineering graduates (three-year course: Ingeniero Técnicos and Diplomados)

       

      Admission criteria

      Student selection will be based on the applicant's CV. Specifically, we will consider the following aspects:

      • The applicant's academic record.
      • Applicant's professional experience in the Computer Engineering field.
      • Any letters of support and academic or professional references vouching for the applicant's admission to the Master. (Applicant must provide two reference letters).

      In the event that the course is oversubscribed due to high demand, personal interviews with candidates may be conducted

      Language requirements

      Check the general language requirements required to study a Master’s at UC3M, depending on whether it is in Spanish, English or bilingual.

      students with foreign university degrees

      Once admitted to the Master’s, students with university degrees issued by a higher education institution belonging to an educational system outside the EHEA, must provide, for enrolment, the diploma, legalized by diplomatic procedures or by means of The Hague Apostille. They must also submit the transcript of records, with the grade point average, duly legalized.

      More information about Legalization of Foreign Documents.

      If needed, documents must be accompanied by an official sworn translation into Spanish.

    • ENROLLMENT

      fees

      2020-2021 Academic year

       

      • Reservation fee: €450 (It will be paid once the student receives notification of admission to the master’s, and deducted from the first tuition payment)

      60 ECTS in the first academic year:

      • EU students: €1,786.8 (€29.78/ECTS credit)
      • Non EU students: €9,288 (€154.80/ECTS credit)

       

      ✎│Programme’s fees

       

      • If you are a new student, you must register according to the instructions on this link
      • If you are a former student, you must register according to the instructions on this link


      NOTE: The enrolment fees do not include the cost of issuing the master’s degree certificate.

       

      Administrative procedures

      You can find information about administrative procedures in the Virtual Secretariat of your Aula Global along with the enrolled subjects.

      Additional information

      • You may enrol on the master’s degree after completing the admission process and receiving formal confirmation of your acceptance.
      • When performing the enrolment you can choose between Full-time enrolment or Part-time enrolment.
      • The email address provided upon enrolment will be used for formal communications; students are therefore kindly requested to check their mail regularly.
      • Pursuant to the regulations of the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, a student failing to pay any part of the fees will not be admitted and the enrolment process will be terminated. In cases of cancellation of enrolment due to non-payment, the University may demand the payment of the pending amounts for enrolment in previous academic courses as a prior condition of enrolment.
        No diploma or certificate will be issued if a student has any outstanding payments.

      ✎│Enrolment master’s programmes

      ✎│ECTS credits recognition

  • SCHOLARSHIPS

    General information on grants and scholarships

    For more information on specific grants of interest awarded by UC3M and by other agencies or organisations.

    🎓 Grants to study a University Master’s

  • PRACTICAL INFORMATION

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    MASTER’S COURSE SCHEDULE

    Check the Master’s schedule (Academic Year 2020/2021)

    Check the Master’s schedule (Academic Year 2021/2022)

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    VIRTUAL SECRETARIAT

    Access to Virtual Secretariat

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    MATERIAL RESOURCES OF THE PROGRAMME

    Material resources of Leganes Campus

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    complaints and suggestions

    General Registry Office

    Contact mailbox 

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    Employability

    Access to Employment and internships

  • INTERNSHIPS AND JOBS
    • INTERNSHIPS

      The Syllabus of the Master's Degree in Informatics Engineering includes, as an optional subject of the second year, the External Internship (12 ECTS).

      Universidad Carlos III de Madrid offers a general mechanism that allows the completion of external internships both in companies and in university departments. Remember that internships always require prior validation by the Master's program direction.

       

      EXCLUSIVE MASTER'S DEGREE OFFERS

      For the 2021/2022 academic year, in addition, the following companies offer the possibility of doing external internships and/or TFM in the following companies, including a scholarship or study grant from the company:

      These agreements are exclusive to the Master's Degree in Informatics Engineering.

      For more information, please contact the Master's program direction (master_informatica@uc3m.es).

    • CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

      After acquiring all the skills set out for the Master's Degree in Informatics Engineering, students will be able to work in any company in the sector and also carry out teaching duties and research.

      Students' training will establish them as professionals with advanced experience that will meet the expectations of the workplace, academia and research using their skills and solid training. The training students receive will prepare them to establish themselves as part of an environment as rapidly changing as the information technology environment, not only at the time they first start working for a company or administration, but also in the future.

      By the end of the program, students will have the skills to be able to:

      • Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills.
      • Employ high-level critical thinking and analytical skills.
      • Employ a combination of general and specialized computer engineering knowledge in order to optimize application of existing and emerging technologies.
      • Apply appropriate theoretical and practical methods to the analysis and solution of complex computer problems in unfamiliar or unclear situations.
      • Develop new ideas and methods in the Information Technology field with creativity.
      • Analyze and synthesize, allowing them to examine and contrast innovations, developments and technologies to establish validity, completeness and usefulness.
      • Possess the ability to search and distinguish data and information allowing them to judge the scope of research projects and related areas.
      • Systematically apply scientific methods enabling them to achieve innovative results in a rigorous, verifiable and reliable manner.
      • Meet professional principles, duties to society, the profession and the environment applicable for a graduate of this Master's Degree.
  • DOUBLE MASTER'S DEGREES

    Double Master's Degrees offered by UC3M

     Open 

     

    The UC3M offers the possibility of jointly studying the Master's Degree in Informatics Engineering, along with a second Official Master's Degree, which means you will obtain a high level of specialization and research training that will put you in prime position regarding employment and / or access to Ph.D. studies.

    Depending on the Double Master’s Degree studied, you will obtain the corresponding recognized ECTS credits, so you can receive in two academic years, two Official Master's Degrees. You can access more detailed information about each Double Master's Degree via the links above.

     

    It may interest you

    • Once you have been admitted to the master's degree in Informatics Engineering, you can apply for admission to a double master's programme (requires approval from the master's director)  [+] information
    • Once you have been admitted to a double master's programme, you can apply to drop out of the programme and stay on only the master's degree in Informatics Engineering (requires the approval of the master's director)  [+] information
    • Check out the recognition table to find out which subjects will be recognized for each master's degree