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Civil Engineering, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #314 (QS) Barcelona, Spain
This bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering at the  Polytechnic University of Catalonia, aims to produce generalist engineers who have a solid grounding in the basic sciences and a wide-ranging view of civil engineering and its applications in developing and improving contemporary societies, and it seeks alternative solutions that respect the environment.
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How transport and cities are organised; designing roads; protecting coasts and beaches; defending against floods and earthquakes; analysing and designing large-scale infrastructure; and researching and developing new sources of energy—all of this is the work of civil engineers. The Civil Engineerin degree at the  Polytechnic University of Catalonia, gives access to mobility pathways leading to double degrees with prestigious institutions across the world. 

Professional opportunities

  • Analysis, design and planning in relation to infrastructure projects, urbanism, landmark construction projects and logistics operations.
  • Management of engineering, infrastructure and consulting companies.
  • Consultancy for civil engineering firms and companies in industry and the service sector.
  • Technical and management positions with government agencies.
  • Self-employment.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Algebra and Geometry
  • Calculus
  • Economy, Business and Legislation
  • Geology
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Mathematics Fundamentals
  • Metric Geometry and Representation Systems
  • Physics
  • Rational Mechanics
  • Construction Management and Electrotechnics
  • Construction Materials
  • Continuum Mechanics
  • Descriptive Geometry
  • Differential Geometry and Differential Equations
  • Geomatics and Geographic Information
  • Probability and Statistics
  • The strength of Materials and Structures
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Hydraulics and Hydrology
  • Numerical Modelling
  • Roads and Railways
  • Soil Mechanics
  • Structural Analysis
  • Transportation
  • Urbanism

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Students from the education systems of EU member states or any other country that has signed a reciprocity agreement with Spain may apply for admission directly, without the need to sit the PAU, provided they meet the academic requirements in force in their own education systems to attend university.
  • These students must have adequate knowledge of the language in which the courses will be taught. The Spanish National Distance Education University (UNED) is responsible for verifying these admission requirements.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3827 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3827 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2551 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2551 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Barcelona

  • 770 - 1360 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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