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Master's degree in Occupational Health and Safety

Barcelona School of Building Construction (EPSEB)

The aim of the interuniversity master’s degree in Occupational Health and Safety (master's degree website), organized by the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), the Universitat de Barcelona (UB) and the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), is to provide professionals with the knowledge, abilities and skills necessary to take on high-level professional responsibilities in the field of occupational health and safety. Students specialise in various non-medical areas of prevention, including occupational safety, industrial hygiene, ergonomics and applied social psychology, enabling them to update their technological knowledge and to embark on a doctoral thesis.

Duration and start date
1.5 academic year, 90 ECTS credits. Starting September
Timetable and delivery
Afternoons. Face-to-face
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):
€2,490 (€6,225 for non-EU residents).
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Barcelona School of Building Construction

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

Graduates of foreign universities or higher education institutions must submit the original homologation certificate and a photocopy (or certified copy) of the qualification that grants access to the master’s degree.

Admission criteria
  • The qualification obtained in the applicant’s academic record. The average mark obtained from the qualifications according to the following evaluation: Pass - 1; Merit - 2; Excellent - 3; Distinction - 4; Fail - 0.
  • The curriculum vitae.
  • Letters of reference and tasks related to workplace risk prevention will be considered positively.
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.
Check the degree’s main quality indicators in the University Studies in Catalonia portal of Catalan University Quality Assurance Agency. Find information on topics such as degree evaluation results, student satisfaction and graduate employment data.
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