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Master's degree in Paper and Graphics Technology

Terrassa School of Industrial, Aerospace and Audiovisual Engineering (ESEIAAT)

The main aim of the master’s degree in Paper and Graphics Technology is to contribute to and become a benchmark for technical and scientific education in the paper and graphics sector, including all the basic technological aspects of the sector and process and product innovation. In particular, the intention is to contribute to training in the design of new products with a high added value and improved manufacturing processes, in order to adapt to new needs and strategies in the industrial sector and the socioeconomic environment.

This master’s degree has a dual professional and research orientation and therefore takes into account technology, research and innovation needs in the entire cycle of paper products.
Duration and start date
1 academic year, 60 ECTS credits. Starting September
Timetable and delivery
Mornings. 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):
€1,660 (€6,331 for non-EU residents).
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The School of Industrial, Aerospace and Audiovisual Engineering of Terrassa (ESEIAAT)
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General requirements
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Specific requirements
Direct admission
The recommended entrance qualifications for the master’s degree are those listed below. Graduates of these programmes are not required to take any bridging courses.
  • Bachelor’s degree in an industrial engineering field.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Forest Engineering, Natural Environment Engineering, Food Engineering, Agronomic Science Engineering, Agricultural, Environmental and Landscape Engineering, Engineering Physics, Agricultural Engineering or equivalent.
  • Pre-EHEA industrial engineering degree.
  • Pre-EHEA industrial engineering diploma.
  • Pre-EHEA degree in Forest Engineering, Agronomic Engineering or equivalent.
  • Pre-EHEA diploma in Forest Engineering, Agricultural Engineering or equivalent.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Environmental Sciences or equivalent.
  • Pre-EHEA degree in Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Environmental Sciences or equivalent.

Bridging courses
For holders of qualifications other than those that provide direct admission, the academic committee will review each applicant’s academic record to determine what bridging courses must be taken if the student is admitted.

Applicants who do not hold one of the recommended qualifications will be required to take bridging courses carrying between 0 and 30 ECTS credits. When a student is required to take bridging courses that carry 15 or fewer ECTS credits, the subjects must be taken in the first semester of the master’s degree. Students who are required to take bridging courses that carry more than 15 ECTS credits must take the corresponding subjects before starting the master’s degree.

Any bridging courses required will be subjects taught on bachelor’s degrees in the industrial engineering field at the Terrassa School of Industrial, Aerospace and Audiovisual Engineering (ESEIAAT).
Admission criteria
  • Academic record: 60%
  • Professional experience: 10%
  • English-language level: 10% (proof of a level corresponding to a B2.2 certificate in the Common European Framework of Reference)
  • Entrance qualification: 20%
Pre-enrolment closed (consult the new pre-enrolment periods in the academic calendar).

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Legalisation of foreign documents
All documents issued in non-EU countries must be legalised and bear the corresponding apostille.
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