Bachelor's Degree in Electronic Engineering. Department of Electronic Engineering. School of Applied Sciences. Technological Educational Institute of Crete.


Learning Outcomes
Following the completion of their studies, graduate Electrical Engineers from the Technological Educational Institute of Crete will have obtained the necessary knowledge to work as Electrical Engineers or continue their studies for a postgraduate diploma. The graduates of the Department, upon the successful completion of the programme of studies, in addition to the core knowledge of the science and technology of Electrical Engineering, and the ability to practice their occupation, will have been educated to have the following competences:
- successfully put their knowledge into practice;
- search for, analyse and synthesise data and information, by using suitable and modern technologies;
- adjust to new situations, stay up to date on developments, and take decisions;
- work autonomously or participate in groups in any national or international interdisciplinary environment;
- design and manage projects of various sizes and complexity;
- generate new ideas for research; and
- promote free and creating thinking.
Apart from the above knowledge and skills, resulting from the content and the learning outcomes of the courses of the basic cycle of the curriculum, each graduate shall acquire additional specialized knowledge and skills coming from the content and the learning outcomes of the direction courses selected, as well as from the subject of his/her dissertation and the six-month practice. These specialized knowledge and skills fall into one of the two basic specialization directions of (1) Telecommunications and (2) Automation and Informatics, which are offered by the Department, thus increasing the general competences of its graduates and securing special scientific and technological knowledge and skills in specific areas of the science and technology of the Electrical Engineer, maximizing the ability for independent and life-long learning, ensuring constant updating and the acquisition of modern knowledge.
The graduate Electronic Engineer of the Technological Educational Institute of Crete has the theoretical background and practical experience to work successfully, either on his/her own or in collaboration with other scientists and engineers on fields such as:
- analogue and digital electronic accessories, the respective modules, the systems, and the instrumentation;
- telecommunications (wired and wireless, microwave and optical, mobile and satellite) and the digital data communications;
- power electronics, industrial electronics and automations, automated control and mechatronics systems;
- audiovisual systems and the respective facilities, radio and TV, audio and image processing, multimedia;
- computer and software technology, computer networks, the internet and IT services, telematics applications;
- sensors, measurements and systems for the collection and digital processing of data;
- microelectronics, integrated circuits, and material structures;
- biomedical electronic technology and processing of biomedical signals;
- protection and fire safety systems and quality assurance systems;
- electromagnetic fields and electromagnetic compatibility, radars and defensive technologies;
- organic electronics and plasma technologies, optoelectronic technologies and laser systems;
- electronic systems of environmental technologies and of conventional and renewable energy sources.
In the above subjects and respective technology fields, the Electronic Engineer of Crete T.E.I. can undertake responsibly tasks and engage accordingly with fields such as:
- study, design, construction, fine tuning, production, and installation of the relevant electronic equipment, at module and system level;
- operation, control, supervision, maintenance and repair of the respective equipment;
- organization and supervision of production, assembly or manufacture of the respective modules and systems;
- preparation of technical and financial-technical studies, feasibility and suitability studies, as well as of expert reports;
- certification, quality control and control of electromagnetic compatibility for equipment and installations;
- establishment, organisation, and management of businesses;
- provision of technical and consulting services;
- design and implementation of programmes of basic and applied research for the progress of science and technology.
Upon completing their studies, the graduates of the Department shall have the necessary scientific and technological knowledge and skills to be able to engage with every field of their cognitive field in the private and public sector, or through self-employment.

Further Information

Department mission
The mission of the Department is to provide quality technological education to its graduates in the science and technology of electronics. The mission is achieved through the development of numerous educational and research activities, the provision of courses relevant to modern technologies and methodologies of electronics, the use of suitable infrastructures, and the provision of human resources.
Purposes of the Department's curriculum:
- Education on the cognitive subject of the curriculum using modern and scientific means, in order to ensure the competitiveness of the degree at a national and international environment.
- Provision of an integrated background of scientific and technological core knowledge, along with cutting-edge knowledge, using analysis and development techniques, including thorough experimentation.
- Offer of scientific and technological specialisation in the directions of telecommunications and of the automations - informatics developed.
- Conduct of quality applied and core research in the wider branches of electronic science and technology.
- Connection of the scientific and technological knowledge offered with society through services and products.
- Development of bonds of undergraduate and postgraduate education and research with educational and research institutions of Greece and abroad.
- Development of competences of analytical and synthesising thought, of design, development, and the best possible resolution of problems of electronics, telecommunications, and automations.
- Cultivation of skills related to communication, collaboration, behaviour, and ethics.
- Encouragement to develop proper mind-sets for studying, obtaining information and understanding, organising and making use of the time, infrastructures and competences, for self-education and self-development, offering opportunities to participate in research.
- Connection of graduates with the labour market.
- Provision of the necessary assets (knowledge, competences, skills, etc.) for the successful scientific and professional career in competitive and constantly developing scientific and technological fields in the national and international industry.
- Offer of life-long education and professional training.
The content of the Department's curriculum:
The content of the Department's studies covers the extensive cognitive subject of electronics, along with its application in the field of telecommunications, automations, IT, and the services thereof.
The subjects taught by the Department's curriculum:
The subject of the Department is the science and technology of electronics, telecommunications, automations and computers, along with the application of modern technology for the respective products and services. The studies in the Department provide core and specialised knowledge in the fields of electric - electronic circuits and structures, of power electronics, of measurements, automations, computers, IT systems, signal processing, telecommunication systems, wireless and wired communications, networks, as well as of modern technologies such as optoelectronics and laser systems, mobile and satellite communications, microwave and optical technologies, microelectronics and sensors, robotics and control systems, medical and defensive applications.
The curriculum consists of 48 courses in total, of which 32 are core courses and 16 are direction courses, attended in the 6th and 7th semester. Almost every course (42 of 48) include a laboratory part. The compulsory courses are enriched with numerous and alternating optional courses that provide specialised cutting-edge knowledge. The courses are accompanied by practical exercises that include coursework, case studies, personal and team projects, development and presentation of special subjects, literature reviews, etc. In addition, the structure of the programme is accompanied by seminars and lectures on cutting-edge issues related to the cognitive field of the Department. The programme culminates in the last semesters with the preparation of a dissertation and the guided and graded practical training. Each course refers to credits depending on the workload and each semester is equal to 30 credits. The degree is awarded following the successful accumulation of at least 240 credits, from at least 40 courses, the dissertation and the six-month practical training.

Relation To Employment

The degree of the Department is necessary in order to work as professional Electronic Engineer of Technological Education, since it includes statutory vocational rights, as per P.D. 346 (Government Gazette 158/14-6-1989).


Access to this type of qualification have those who have completed at least the secondary education (level 4).
Holders of such qualifications gain access to study programmes at the same level or at level 7 or 8.

Ways To Aquire

Qualifications of this type are acquired via formal education.