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Bachelor's degree in Geoinformation and Geomatics Engineering

Barcelona School of Building Construction (EPSEB)

The extensive application of ICTs in the field of geoinformation (or georeferenced spatial data) has created the need for professionals in this area of knowledge. The bachelor’s degree in Geoinformation and Geomatics Engineering intends to respond to this need. It will train you for a career in fields such as geographic information systems, the use of geoinformation for mobile applications and big data processing, global positioning and navigation systems, smart cities, fleet management, photogrammetry (including the use of drones and UAVs), remote sensing, geodesy and surveying.

4 years
Study load
240 ECTS credits (including the bachelor's thesis). One credit is equivalent to a study load of 25-30 hours.
Language of instruction

Check the language of instruction for each subject (and timetable) in the course guide in the curriculum.

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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).
Barcelona School of Building Construction (EPSEB)
Official degree
Recorded in the Ministry of Education's degree register
Registration and enrolment
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Legalisation of foreign documents
All documents issued in non-EU countries must be legalised and bear the corresponding apostille.
Professional opportunities
  • Companies providing terrestrial, aerial and satellite geoinformation solutions and value-added solutions based on big geodata and for mobile applications.
  • Companies that design, deploy and manage geographic information systems (GISs).
  • Construction and civil engineering companies and surveyors.
  • Public bodies: cartographic and geographic institutes, city councils, technical departments of ministries, etc.
  • The study of environmental variables and measurement of land and maritime resources for urban, rural and regional development planning.
  • Data acquisition in the form of land, architectural and archaeological surveys, as well as layouts and measurements related to civil works and building construction.
  • Management, planning, valuation, administration and assessment of urban and rural property.

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