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Master's degree in Industrial Engineering

Barcelona School of Industrial Engineering (ETSEIB)

This master’s degree, which qualifies graduates to practise the regulated profession of industrial engineer, aims to provide multidisciplinary scientific and technical training based on an overview of industrial engineering combined with specialisation in a particular branch of industry.

At the UPC, the master’s degree in Industrial Engineering and the bachelor’s degree in Industrial Technology Engineering form an integrated programme.

More information on the web page of this master's degree.


  • Automatic Control
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Construction and Structures
  • Electrical Engineering / Electronic Engineering 
  • Energy 
  • Materials
  • Mechanics
  • Industrial Scheduling
  • Chemistry
Duration and start date
Two academic years, 120 ECTS credits. Starting September and February
Timetable and delivery
Mornings | Afternoons. Face-to-face
Fees and grants
Approximate fees for the master’s degree, excluding other costs, €2,215 (€5,187 for non-EU residents).
More information about fees and payment options
More information about grants and loans
Language of instruction

Check the language of instruction for each subject in the course guide in the curriculum.

Information on language use in the classroom and students’ language rights.


Barcelona School of Industrial Engineering (ETSEIB)

Official degree
Recorded in the Ministry of Education's degree register
General requirements
Academic requirements for admission to master's degrees
Admission criteria
English level B2 and Spanish level B2.2 are required (foreign students). The university of origin and the first degree will be considered, particularly the appropriateness of the scientific and technological content of the basic curriculum, the shared industrial engineering module and the specific technology module of the first degree . The academic committee of the master's degree will assign a mark to candidates that is weighted in the following way:
- 50% of the mark reflects the correspondence between the competencies of the first degree and the competencies of the master's degree.
- 40% of the mark reflects the weighted average of the marks on the academic transcript (the marks for the thesis and optional subjects are not included).
- 10% of the mark reflects the candidate's professional experience.
250 places in September + 150 in February
Pre-enrolment closed (consult the new pre-enrolment periods in the academic calendar).
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 at a single school
  • Master's degree in Industrial Engineering (MUEI) + one of the following master's degrees:
    • Master’s degree in Automatic Control and Robotics / Master's degree in Automotive Engineering / Master's degree in Management Engineering / Master’s degree in Nuclear Engineering / Master's degree in Energy Engineering
Double-degree pathways with other universities in Spain
  • MUEI + Master's degree in Business Management (Management of Organisations in the Knowledge Economy) (UOC)
  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Technology Engineering + MUEI + Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and Management (UOC)
Double-degree pathways with foreign universities
  • MUEI / Ingénieur ISAE SUPAERO (École Nationale Supéreure de l'Aéronautique et de l'Espace, Toulouse, France)
  • MUEI and Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (Politecnico di Torino)
  • MUEI and Master's in Management (École Des Hautes Études Commerciales (HEC))

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