Network Engineering

Polytechnic University of Catalonia

Ph.D. On Campus
36 months
667 EUR/year
667 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Network Engineering from Polytechnic University of Catalonia main characteristic is the combination of mathematical analysis with problem-solving in the area of telecommunications and particularly communication networks.  


Network Engineering from Polytechnic University of Catalonia is designed for students who have taken master’s degrees in telecommunications or computer science and wish to examine a topic or area in greater depth to contribute knowledge. Although we could say that this is the ideal starting point, it is not the only one. Students with other educational backgrounds could also be accepted, although they may need to take bridging courses.

Students at Network Engineering from Polytechnic University of Catalonia will have acquired the following competencies, which are needed to carry out quality research:

  • A systematic understanding of the field of study and a mastery of the research skills and methods related to the field.
  • An ability to conceive, design or create, put into practice and adopt a substantial process of research or creation. 
  • An ability to contribute to pushing back the frontiers of knowledge through original research.
  • A capacity for critical analysis and an ability to assess and summarise new and complex ideas.
  • An ability to communicate with the academic and scientific community and with society in general as regards their fields of knowledge in the manner and languages that are typical of the international scientific community to which they belong.
  • An ability to foster scientific, technological, social, artistic and cultural progress in academic and professional contexts within a knowledge-based society.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Design and Evaluation of Broadband Networks and Services
  • Research Group on Cellular and Ad-hoc Networks
  • Management, Pricing and Services in Next Generation Networks
  • Telematic Services
  • Wireless Networks Group

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


Partially taught in English, Partially taught in Spanish, Partially taught in Catalan


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

  • Applicants must hold a Spanish bachelor’s degree or equivalent and a Spanish master’s degree or equivalent, provided they have completed a minimum of 300 ECTS credits on the two degrees
  • Entrance qualification.
  • Academic transcript of your previous studies.
  • If your entrance qualification was issued by a foreign institution, a letter from your home university stating that your qualification qualifies you for admission to doctoral studies in that country.
  • CV with references to your research and publications.
  • Proof of any grants or financial aid obtained.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    667 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2001 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    667 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2001 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.

Estimated fee


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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