Criteria and guidelines of quality of the European higher education area (EHEA) and the Spanish legislation establishes that universities must report to society about the activities, the quality commitments it has assumed and the level of compliance.
The UPM Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Informáticos has defined quality as an essential element in its policy and training activity adopting as its first objective to meet the guidelines and criteria set out in the reference documents of the AUDIT program of the National Agency for Quality Assessment and Accreditation (ANECA).
Internal Quality Assurance System of the school is designed according to the AUDIT program guidelines and with the collaboration of the Vice Rector of Quality and Strategic Planning UPM.
Graduates’ job placement
The Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Informáticos Technical Quality Unit is starting a monitoring process through surveys where information on the graduates’ job placement is obtained as well as on their degree satisfaction level. The study is done through a survey to graduate students, and this survey is intended to make it between one and two years after the completion of their studies, in order to give a reasonable time frame to study the graduates’ employment and academic life. For this reason, there is not significant data in this regard up to date.
Master Programme Accreditation
By law, the original accreditation of official degree programmes has to be periodically renewed as of the date of their audit or the date of the latest accreditation (Royal Decree 861/2010, of 2 July, amending Royal Decree 1393/2007, of 29 October, establishing the structure of official higher education in Spain).
In september 2016, the European Master in Software Engineering obtained the accreditacion (Accreditation Report).