Computer Networks and Systems Engineering

ESTG - School of Technology and Management


The undergraduate degree in Computer Networks and Systems Engineering tries to join solid scientific skills with the necessary specialisation in recent communication and information technologies.

Course Coordinator

Pedro Pinto

Course Aims

The general objectives of this study cycle are divided into the following three components:

  • ­ Communication Networks: provides skills which allow the planning, implementation, operation and management of a communications network.
  • ­ Systems Management: provides skills that enable the design, installation and management of different types of services and systems that support them. This knowledge includes the field of hardware and software technologies that support these systems.
  • ­ Network and Systems Security: provides skills in order to apply mechanisms and techniques for the security and privacy of information in the media and systems that transport and process it.

Length and Professional Profile

The course is structured in a 3 year cycle of studies (180 ECTS), giving students a 1st degree in Computers Networks and Systems Engineering.

Career Opportunities

Systems Administrator
Security Engineer
Network Architect
Telecommunications Engineer
Systems Analyst
Other jobs related to Computer Networks, Systems and Security Engineering

General Entering requirements

Number of vacancies: 30

Contact information

Academic Services Centre
Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão
Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo [ESTG-IPVC]
Avenida do Atlântico, Apartado 574
4900-348 Viana do Castelo
Phone: +351 258 819 712
Fax: +351 258 827 636

Study programme