The study plan of the Doctorate in Electrical Engineering program consists of a sequence that includes compliance with curricular activities set by the Academic Committee: Qualification exam, preparation of a thesis and degree exam.
The study plan of the Doctorate in Electrical Engineering program is made up of general and specific training courses that are broken down as follows:
- The approval of 120 TUs (Teaching Units) or 72 credits in courses in total.
- General training courses 50 TUs or 30 credits and specific training 70 TUs or 42 credits.
- The general and specific training courses will be set individually for each student by the Academic Committee. The courses, both general and specific, will be established from a list of courses that will be considered valid for this Program and that the Academic Committee will keep updated. The Academic Committee may authorize general and/or specific training courses from other academic units.
- The qualifying exam will be taken before a commission proposed by the Academic Committee and appointed by the Director of the Graduate School. Passing the qualifying exam will entitle the student to continue his PhD studies by presenting his Thesis Project.
- In order to take the undergraduate exam, the student must be the first author of at least one publication in a mainstream indexed journal (ISI) generated during the period of their PhD and closely related to the topic of their PhD thesis, discarding for this purpose the publications made in journals belonging to the fourth quartile (Q4) of their respective associated discipline. The ISI article must be written in English. Said article must, at least, be accepted for publication at the time of taking the Degree Exam.
- The development of the PhD thesis, whose duration is estimated to be at least 4 semesters of exclusive dedication, must translate into an original and creative contribution on a specific topic in the area of Electrical Engineering.
The specialization can be done in the areas of Control Systems, Information and Communication Technologies, Astronomical Instrumentation, Energy Systems, Computational Intelligence and Robotics.
GENERAL TRAINING (Required Courses)
The 50 units or 30 credits of general training required by this program will be selected from a list that may be updated annually. General training courses from other Departments or Universities may be recognized with prior authorization from the academic committee. SPECIFIC TRAINING (Elective Courses)
The 70 units or 42 credits of specific training courses required by this program will be selected from a list that may be updated annually. In addition, specific training courses from other Departments or Universities may be recognized with prior authorization from the academic committee.
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