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Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

The Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech is a public institution of Higher Education and Research, specialised in the areas of Architecture, Engineering, Science and Technology.

The UPC offers 64 bachelor’s degrees, 75 master’s programs (30 of them fully in English) and 46 PhD programs in the fields of: Architecture and Urban Planning; Aerospace Engineering; Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering; Civil, Environmental and Geological Engineering; Computer Science; Engineering for Industry: Energy, Biomedical, Chemical, Electrical, Materials and Mechanical; Naval, Maritime and Nautical Engineering; Telecommunications and Electronic Systems Engineering; Applied Sciences: Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Optics and Photonics.

Every year, more than 6,000 bachelor’s and master’s students and more than 500 doctoral students graduate. The UPC has a high graduate employment rate: 93% of its graduates are in work and 76% find a job in under three months.

In the 2020 edition of QS World University ranking by Subject, the UPC is ranked 21st in the world in Architecture and 23rd in Civil and Structural Engineering. It is also among the world’s top 100 universities in the field of Engineering and Technology and in the subjects Telecommunications, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, Art and Design, and Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering. It is also the first Spanish University in Engineering and Technology and in Architecture and Civil Engineering.



Programs

Bachelor's degree
Computer Science & IT Delivery method Length Location
Bachelor's Degree in Bioinformatics On campus 3 years Barcelona
Game Design & Development
Bachelor's Degree in Video Game Design and Development On campus 4 years Barcelona
Engineering & Technology
Civil Engineering
Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering Technologies On campus 4 years Barcelona
Industrial Engineering
Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Technologies and Economic Analysis On campus 4 years Barcelona
Master's degree
Art & Design
Master's Degree in Advanced Studies in Design-Barcelona (MBDesign) On campus 1 year Multiple (3)
Architecture
Master's Degree in Advanced Studies in Architecture-Barcelona (MBArch) On campus 1 year Barcelona
Master's Degree in Structural Analysis of Monuments and Historical Constructions On campus 1 year Multiple (3)
Computer Science & IT
Master's Degree in Computer Vision On campus, Blended learning 1 year Barcelona
Cyber Security
Master's Degree in Cybersecurity On campus 1 year Barcelona
Data Science & Analytics
Erasmus Mundus Master in Big Data Management and Analytics (BDMA) On campus 2 years Barcelona
Master's Degree in Innovation and Research in Informatics On campus 2 years Barcelona
Software Engineering
Master's Degree in Artificial Intelligence On campus 1.5 years Barcelona
Master's Degree in Automatic Control and Robotics On campus 2 years Barcelona
Engineering & Technology
Erasmus Mundus Master's Degree in Decentralised Smart Energy Systems (DENSYS) On campus 2 years Multiple (2)
Erasmus Mundus Master's Degree in Photonics Engineering, Nanophotonics and Biophotonics (Europhotonics) On campus 2 years Barcelona
Master's Degree in Advanced Telecommunication Technologies On campus 1 year Multiple (2)
Master's Degree in Applied Telecommunications and Engineering Management On campus 1 year Castelldefels
Master's Degree in Energy Engineering On campus 2 years Multiple (2)
Master's Degree in Engineering Physics On campus 1 year Barcelona
Master's Degree in Interdisciplinary and Innovative Engineering On campus 2 years Barcelona
Master's Degree in Nuclear Engineering On campus 1 year Barcelona
Master's Degree in Numerical Methods in Engineering On campus 2 years Barcelona
Master's Degree in Technology and Engineering Management On campus 1.5 years Terrassa
Master's Degree in Telecommunications Engineering On campus 2 years Barcelona
Aerospace Engineering
Master's Degree in Aerospace Science and Technology (MAST) On campus 1.5 years Castelldefels
Master's Degree in Applications and Technologies for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Drones) On campus 1 year Castelldefels
Master's Degree in Space and Aeronautical Engineering On campus 1 year Terrassa
Chemical Engineering
Master's Degree in Chemical Engineering On campus 2 years Barcelona
Civil Engineering
Master's Degree in Urban Mobility On campus 2 years Barcelona
Electrical Engineering
Master's Degree in Electronic Engineering On campus, Blended learning 2 years Barcelona
Master's Degree in Photonics On campus 1 year Barcelona
Environmental Engineering
Erasmus Mundus Master's Degree in Hydroinformatics and Water Management (EuroAquae) On campus 2 years Barcelona
Science
Environmental Science
Erasmus Mundus Master's Degree in Flood Risk Management On campus 2 years Multiple (2)
Mathematics
Master's Degree in Advanced Mathematics and Mathematical Engineering On campus 1 year Barcelona
Master's Degree in Pure and Applied Logic On campus 1.5 years Barcelona

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Videos

In this video, six UPC students and professors share their views on the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, a university with a global outlook that has extended its teaching and research across the world with a wide range of degrees taught in English, mobility and double-degree agreements with prestigious institutions, and participation in research and innovation projects and international education and research networks.

   

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Reviews

Average rating 4.8

Based on 4 reviews.

Miriam
(5)
(Context: I studied Physics for 6 years and then worked in a consultancy for 3 more years) I think the length of the course (classes from September to April + subsequent TFM) has its advantages and disadvantages. In my case, the fact that the master's degree only lasts one year it is totally an advantage, as I have been able to afford to be o...
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Pol Carrera
(4)
Good program with many specializations available (antennas, microwaves, mobile communicaytions, electronics...). Given the circumstances, good experience. It gives the title of Superior Telecom Engineer (within Spanish territory).
Rob
(5)
The program is very complete and most of the professors are outstanding. Totally recommended.

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Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

Campus Nord, Calle Jordi Girona, 1-3
08034 Barcelona Catalonia
Spain

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www.upc.edu


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