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Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech

Master's degree in Structural and Construction Engineering

Barcelona School of Civil Engineering (ETSECCPB)

This master’s degree provides a solid education in the field of structural and construction engineering (master's degree website). Students learn about topics such as the resistance mechanisms of structures; construction materials and processes; materials-related durability and technology; construction processes and organisational methods; effective management of construction projects; the environmental and socioeconomic impact of construction work; safety; quality; and sustainability.

Duration and start date
1,5 academic year, 90 ECTS credits. Starting September and February
Timetable and delivery
Mornings and afternoons. Face-to-face
Fees and grants
Approximate fees for the master’s degree, excluding other costs (does not include non-teaching academic fees and issuing of the degree certificate):
€2,490 (€9,496 for non-EU residents).
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Location

School of Civil Engineering of Barcelona

Official degree
Recorded in the Ministry of Education's degree register
General requirements
Academic requirements for admission to master's degrees
Specific requirements

For guaranteed access to this master’s degree, applicants must have prior academic training in basic sciences (Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Drawing) and in subjects directly related to civil engineering, structural engineering and the construction of public works or buildings. These subject areas include, to a greater or lesser extent: Mechanics, Materials Resistance, Structural Calculation, Reinforced Concrete, Metal Structures, Construction Materials, Construction Procedures and Machinery.

Admission criteria
  • Accredited academic degree or course of study in the field of Structural and Construction Engineering: university and date of completion
  • Other studies or courses followed
  • Curriculum vitae 
  • Academic and/or professional experience
  • Personal interview, where applicable
Places
45
Pre-enrolment
Pre-enrolment closed (consult the new pre-enrolment periods in the academic calendar).



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All documents issued in non-EU countries must be legalised and bear the corresponding apostille.

Third semester

  • CompulsoryECTS
  • OptionalECTS
  • ProjectECTS
Double-degree pathways at the UPC

  • Master's degree in Structural and Construction Engineering + Master's degree in Civil Engineering

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