Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech

Bachelor's degree in Energy Engineering

The bachelor’s degree in Energy Engineering will gain a clear vision of the energy field, focusing on aspects such as efficiency, saving, management, generation, elements and the energy market. You will be trained in energy resources; energy storage; energy management; energy sector planning; energy integration; the generation, transport and distribution of energy; and the control of energy systems. You will learn to analyse the criteria of sustainability, general efficiency and professional ethics that enable individuals, businesses and institutions to implement energy saving policies. In addition to studying conventional energies, you will also gain in-depth knowledge of renewable energies such as wind, solar, thermal, photovoltaic, biomass, geothermal, microhydro, biogas, biofuel, hydrogen and fuel cells.

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General details

4 years
Study load
240 ECTS credits (including the bachelor's thesis). One credit is equivalent to a study load of 25-30 hours.
Language of instruction

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

Fees and grants
Approximate fees per academic year: €1,107 (€2,253 for non-EU residents). Consult the public fees system based on income (grants and payment options).
Barcelona East School of Engineering (EEBE)
Official degree
Recorded in the Ministry of Education's degree register


Registration and enrolment
What are the requirements to enrol in a bachelor's degree course?
Legalisation of foreign documents
All documents issued in non-EU countries must be legalised and bear the corresponding apostille.

Professional opportunities

Professional opportunities
  • Supervision and management of engineering projects related to the generation, transport and distribution of energy.
  • Supervision and management of energy efficiency and saving projects.
  • Design of energy saving, sustainability and rationing policies.
  • Engineering firms, companies that make intensive use of energy and companies that produce and resell energy.
  • Public administration.
  • Teaching and research.


Organisation: academic calendar and regulations

Academic calendar
General academic calendar for bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees courses
Academic regulations
Academic regulations for bachelor’s degree courses at the UPC
Language certification and credit recognition
Queries about language courses and certification
Barcelona East School of Engineering (EEBE) Barcelona East School of Engineering (EEBE)


Eighth semester

  • CompulsoryECTS
  • OptionalECTS
  • ProjectECTS

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