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Master's degree in Geotechnical Engineering

Barcelona School of Civil Engineering (ETSECCPB)

The master's degree in Geotechnical Engineering (master's degree website) provides students with the training to pursue professional and academic careers in the fields of geotechnical engineering, hydrogeology, geophysics and earthquake engineering. Students develop specialist knowledge of geophysics and earthquake engineering and acquire the skills to predict, evaluate and reduce seismic hazards.


  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Groundwater Hydrology
  • Earthquake Engineering and Geophysics
Duration and start date
2 academic years, 120 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, €3,320 (€8,300 for non-EU residents).
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Barcelona School of Civil Engineering (ETSECCPB)
Official degree
Recorded in the Ministry of Education's degree register
General requirements
Academic requirements for admission to master's degrees
Pre-enrolment period open.
Expected deadline:  03/07/2023.

How to pre-enrol
How to enrol
Legalisation of foreign documents
All documents issued in non-EU countries must be legalised and bear the corresponding apostille.
Double-degree pathways with others UPC schools
Master's degree in Geotechnical Engineering + Master's degree in Mining Engineering (EPSEM)
AQU acreditacio favorable

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