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Master's degree in Numerical Methods in Engineering

Barcelona School of Civil Engineering (ETSECCPB)

The master’s degree in Numerical Methods in Engineering (master's degree website) provides multidisciplinary training in computational mechanics in view of the growing demand for accurate and reliable numerical simulations. It aims to produce specialists in the theory and applications of calculation methods for product and process design, in the widest possible sense. Graduates will immediately be able to apply the knowledge acquired in industry. Their solid scientific training will also enable them to pursue a doctoral degree.

Duration and start date
2 academic year, 120 ECTS credits. Starting September
Timetable and delivery
Mornings and afternoons. Face-to-face and distance
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):
€3,320 (€12,662 for non-EU residents).
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The course will be taught at the School of Civil Engineering of Barcelona (ETSECCPB).

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

This master's degree is aimed at graduates of degrees in Engineering, Mathematics or Physical Sciences who want to focus on the world of multidisciplinary engineering. Ideal candidates will have a solid basic education and an interest in working in the sphere of engineering consultancy.

Admission criteria

Admission will be subject to approval by the Teaching Committee of the Master’s Degree and the applicant's academic record.

Pre-enrolment period open.
Expected deadline:  01/07/2024.

How to pre-enrol
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Legalisation of foreign documents
All documents issued in non-EU countries must be legalised and bear the corresponding apostille.
Double-degree pathways with foreign universities
  • Master in Numerical Methods in Engineering (ETSECCPB) + Master's degree (Laurea Magistrale) in Mathematical Engineering-Padova (Scuola di Ingegneria, Università degli Studi di Padova, Padova, Italy)
  • Master in Numerical Methods in Engineering (ETSECCPB) + Master in Computational Mechanics (Swansea University (USWAN) (Prifysgol Abertawe, Swansea, Gales, UK)
  • Master in Numerical Methods in Engineering (ETSECCPB) + Master in Computational Mechanics of Materials and Structures (COMMAS) (Facultät 2: Bau-und Umweltingenieur-wissenschaften, Universität Stturgart, Sttutgard, Germany)
  • Master in Numerical Methods in Engineering (ETSECCPB) + Master in Computational Mechanics (Ecole Centrale de Nantes, Nantes, France)
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