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Master's degree in Research in Mechanical Engineering

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

Barcelona School of Industrial Engineering (ETSEIB)

The master’s degree in Research in Mechanical Engineering aims to meet the needs of industry and research by producing highly qualified graduates who are equipped to carry out research in mechanical engineering in both academic (doctoral degrees and university staff positions) and non-academic contexts (RDI departments).
Duration and start date
1 academic year, 60 ECTS credits. Starting September
Timetable and delivery
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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Official degree
Official degree.
General requirements
Academic requirements for admission to master's degrees
Specific requirements
Direct admission

The recommended entrance qualifications for the master’s degree are those listed below. Holders of these qualifications are not required to take any bridging courses.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering
  • Pre-EHEA degree in Industrial Engineering
  • Pre-EHEA diploma in Industrial Engineering
  • Bachelor’s degree in Physics
  • Pre-EHEA degree in Physics

Bridging courses

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

Students may be required to take bridging courses carrying between zero and 30 ECTS credits. Students who are required to take bridging courses that carry 15 or fewer ECTS credits must take them 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 them 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 UPC.
Pre-enrolment period open.
Expected deadline:  01/07/2024.
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.
  • CompulsoryECTS
  • OptionalECTS
  • ProjectECTS
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