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GII Majors

The degree in Computer Engineering will provide you with the necessary knowledge to analyze, design, develop, maintain and manage computer systems, services, applications and architectures. In addition, it will allow you to gain experience in new methods and technologies in the field of ICT.

The Polytechnic School of the University of Alicante is among the Spanish universities that offers the 5 mentions:

Major 1. Software Engineering

You will learn to build software systems that respond to the needs of users and businesses, reliable and efficient, and to manage the people, resources and stages of the project from the definition of customer needs to the construction and deployment of the system .


  • Ability to develop, maintain and evaluate software services and systems that meet all user requirements and behave reliably and efficiently, are affordable to develop and maintain and meet quality standards, applying the theories, principles, methods and practices of the Software engineering.
  • Ability to assess customer needs and specify software requirements to meet these needs, reconciling conflicting objectives through the search for acceptable commitments within the limitations derived from cost, time, the existence of already developed systems and the organizations themselves .
  • Ability to solve integration problems based on the strategies, standards and technologies available.
  • Ability to identify and analyze problems and design, develop, implement, verify and document software solutions based on an adequate knowledge of current theories, models and techniques.
  • Ability to identify, evaluate and manage the potential associated risks that may arise.
  • Ability to design appropriate solutions in one or more application domains using software engineering methods that integrate ethical, social, legal and economic aspects.


Major 2. Computer Engineering

You will be trained in the design of computers and digital devices that integrate hardware, software and communications: supercomputers, mobile phones, mp3 players, medical equipment, robots or image processing systems.


  • Ability to design and build digital systems, including computers, microprocessor-based systems and communications systems.
  • Ability to develop specific processors and embedded systems, as well as develop and optimize the software of these systems.
  • Ability to analyze and evaluate computer architectures, including parallel and distributed platforms, as well as develop and optimize software for them.
  • Ability to design and implement system and communications software.
  • Ability to analyze, evaluate and select the most suitable hardware and software platforms for the support of embedded and real-time applications.
  • Ability to understand, apply and manage the warranty and security of computer systems.
  • Ability to analyze, evaluate, select and configure hardware platforms for the development and execution of computer applications and services.
  • Ability to design, deploy, manage and manage computer networks.


Major 3. Informatics

You will acquire the scientific and technical foundations for the design of efficient solutions to the computing challenges in artificial intelligence, bioinformatics, virtual reality and many other areas.


  • Ability to have a thorough knowledge of the fundamental principles and models of computing and know how to apply them to interpret, select, evaluate, model, and create new concepts, theories, uses and technological developments related to computer science.
  • Ability to know the theoretical foundations of programming languages %u200B%u200Band associated lexical, syntactic and semantic processing techniques, and know how to apply them for the creation, design and processing of languages.
  • Ability to evaluate the computational complexity of a problem, know algorithmic strategies that can lead to its resolution and recommend, develop and implement the one that guarantees the best performance according to the established requirements.
  •  Ability to know the fundamentals, paradigms and techniques of intelligent systems and analyze, design and build systems, services and computer applications that use these techniques in any field of application.
  • Ability to acquire, obtain, formalize and represent human knowledge in a computable way to solve problems through a computer system in any field of application, particularly those related to aspects of computing, perception and performance in intelligent environments.
  • Ability to develop and evaluate interactive systems and complex information presentation and its application to the resolution of problems of interaction design person computer.
  • Ability to know and develop computational learning techniques and design and implement applications and systems that use them, including those dedicated to automatic extraction of information and knowledge from large volumes of data.


Major 4. Information Systems

You will specialize in improving the processes of organizations with the use of information technologies to achieve their strategies and objectives, so that they are more efficient, innovative and competitive.


  • Ability to integrate Information Technology and Communications and business processes solutions to meet the information needs of organizations, allowing them to achieve their objectives effectively and efficiently, thus giving them competitive advantages.
  • Ability to determine the requirements of the information and communication systems of an organization based on security aspects and compliance with current regulations and legislation.
  • Ability to actively participate in the specification, design, implementation and maintenance of information and communication systems.
  • Ability to understand and apply the principles and practices of organizations, so that they can act as a liaison between the technical and management communities of an organization and actively participate in the training of users.
  • Ability to understand and apply the principles of risk assessment and apply them correctly in the development and execution of action plans.
  • Ability to understand and apply the principles and techniques of quality management and technological innovation in organizations.


Major 5. Information Technologies

You will be trained in the design and installation of computer networks and the applications necessary to safely meet the needs of organizations.


  • Ability to understand the environment of an organization and its needs in the field of information and communications technologies.
  • Ability to select, design, deploy, integrate, evaluate, build, manage, exploit and maintain hardware, software and network technologies, within the appropriate cost and quality parameters.
  • Ability to use methodologies centered on the user and the organization for the development, evaluation and management of applications and systems based on information technologies that ensure accessibility, ergonomics and usability of the systems.
  • Ability to select, design, deploy, integrate and manage communications networks and infrastructures in an organization.
  • Ability to select, deploy, integrate and manage information systems that meet the needs of the organization, with the cost and quality criteria identified.
  • Ability to design systems, applications and services based on network technologies, including Internet, web, electronic commerce, multimedia, interactive services and mobile computing.
  • Ability to understand, apply and manage the warranty and security of computer systems.


Degree in computer engineering

Universidad de Alicante
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03690 San Vicente del Raspeig
Alicante (Spain)

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