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Admission criteria

All admission applications are numerically evaluated using four criteria:

  • A - Suitability of the competencies obtained in the master degree (up to 3 points)
  • B - Academic records (up to 3 points)
  • C - Knowledge of English language ( up to 1 point)
  • D - Assessment by the candidate's tutor (up to 3 points)

In order to be accepted, the total points must be at least 6, according to the following scales:

A - Suitability of the master degree competencies

The candidate's records show sufficient research training in the area of electronic technology and does not require training complements. 3
The candidate's records do not show sufficient research training in the area of electronic technology and  training complement credits are required. 1.5 to 2.5
Master degree is out of the scientific or technical fields. 0

 

B - Academic records

The assessment is based on the master's degree grades average weighted by the credits of each subject in a scale 0 through 10.

Weighted average grade above 9.5 3
Weighted average between 9 and 9.5 2.5
Weighted average between 7 and 9 2
Weighted average between 6 and 7 1
Weighted average between 5 and 6 0

 

C - Knowledge of English language

The candidate presents an English language certificate or has studied in an English speaking language 1
The candidate does not provide documentation about English knowledge. 0

 

D - Assessment by the candidate's tutor

Positive assessment with possible inclusion in a funded research project. 3
Positive assessment but no inclusion in a funded research project. 2
Neutral or negative assessment. 0