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Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering

Terrassa School of Industrial, Aerospace and Audiovisual Engineering (ESEIAAT)

The bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering covers the technological fundamentals of the generation and distribution of electrical energy and the control and protection of electrical systems. You will acquire the skills needed to supervise and manage engineering projects related to electrical systems, high-, medium- and low-power installations, machine and industrial production line automation, and the generation and distribution of electrical energy. You will also become familiar with emerging fields such as electric traction and the development of renewable energies.

4 years
Study load
240 ECTS credits (including the bachelor's thesis). One credit is equivalent to a study load of 25-30 hours.
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Fees and grants
Approximate fees per academic year: €1,107 (€2,553 for non-EU residents). Consult the public fees system based on income (grants and payment options).
Terrassa School of Industrial, Aerospace and Audiovisual Engineering (ESEIAAT)
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Sixth semester

  • CompulsoryECTS
  • OptionalECTS
  • ProjectECTS
Professional opportunities
  • Supervision and management of engineering projects related to the design, analysis, construction, verification and maintenance of systems and equipment for generating, transporting and distributing electrical energy.
  • Analysis, design, testing and control of domestic and industrial electrical installations.
  • Management of electrical power systems, installations and drives.
  • Design, installation and maintenance of electromechanics, automation and industrial production lines.
  • Energy and environmental management.
  • Energy generation in wind and photovoltaic power systems.
  • Drafting of technical, advisory and feasibility reports.
  • Management, organisation, planning and quality control.
  • Teaching and research.
Double-degree pathways at a single school
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering / Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering / Bachelor's degree in Industrial Electronics and Automatic Control Engineering
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