Geotechnics and Foundations (Portuguese)

1 year
Master's degree
Scholarships available

About this program

Geotechnics and Foundations (Portuguese)

Structuralia's Master in Geotechnics is a program that aims to reinforce, increase and consolidate the knowledge and skills of professionals in the construction, geology and civil engineering sectors in Geotechnical Engineering.To this end, the program addresses, in a total of nine modules, the main aspects related to this discipline.In addition to deepening the traditional large blocks, the master's degree also focuses on the aspect of numerical modeling in geotechnics, which is currently essential to carry out responsibilities and functions in this field.

In addition to providing the necessary theoretical framework, the Master's will also allow students to carry out cases and practical exercises.At the end of the program, completing the Master's Final Work (TFM) will allow students to review and apply the most important knowledge acquired throughout the program.

Admission requirements

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the institute website.

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Program content

  • Introduction to geotechnics. soil and rocks
  • Water on the ground. Effects on soils and rocks
  • Characterization and geotechnical recognition of the terrain and instrumentation and auscultation
  • Mechanics of the continuum and constitutive models. Application in soils and rocks
  • Ground impulses and earth retaining structures
  • Analysis and stability of slopes
  • shallow foundations
  • Deep foundations. piles
  • Execution of tunnels
  • TFM. International Master in Geotechnics and Foundations

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please visit the institute website for more information.


Full course price: €6,490


Credits: 60 ECTS

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Structuralia is a specialized engineering, infrastructure, energy, building and new technology graduate education school with the strong conviction that continuous quality training is vital for the professional development of engineers and architects. Structuralia was founded in 2001, and since then,...

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Why study at Structuralia

At Structuralia, we are experts in specialized online graduate education with over 20 years of experience in training STEM professionals. Since our foundation in 2001, we have supported more than 115, 000 international students, mostly engineers, from up to 52 countries, to boost their professional careers.

We welcome students from the Caribbean region to join our community by pursuing our Master’s degrees. Our programs are fully adapted to the ever changing professional reality and demands in the fields of engineering, architecture, new technologies and digital transformation.

Contact info


Av. de la Industria, 4. Edificio 1, Oficina 1-B
28108 Alcobendas Madrid

Phone no: +34914 904 200

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