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Public Works Engineering, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #300 (QS) ,
The specialised training provided by the bachelor’s degree in Public Works Engineering (formerly the bachelor's degree in Construction Engineering) will offers you an specialised training in managing and implementing projects in the areas of civil constructions, hydrology and urban transport and services, the development of which is in much demand from society.


You will acquire skills in sustainable engineering; the planning, design, construction, maintenance, and management of civil engineering projects and infrastructure, including roads, bridges, dams, water treatment plants, railways, seaports and coasts; logistics systems; and economic and spatial planning. 

You will be able to perform calculations, assessments, studies and reports for any business in the sectors in which civil and environmental engineering play a role.

Professional opportunities

  • Planning, management, and organization of civil engineering projects.
  • Construction, maintenance, and management of public works and buildings.
  • Supervision and management of infrastructure construction processes.
  • Execution and management of consulting, environmental and services projects in engineering, industrial and service companies.
  • 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:

  • Applied Geology
  • Applied Physics
  • Business and Construction Legislation
  • Calculus
  • Chemistry of Materials
  • Graphic Expression
  • Linear Algebra
  • Mathematic Fundamentals
  • Mechanics
  • Construction Materials
  • Construction Methods and Electrical Engineering
  • Descriptive Statistics
  • Differential Equations
  • Geomatics and Surveying
  • Hydraulics
  • Numerical Methods and Informatics
  • Representation Techniques
  • Strength of Materials

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

Admission 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

    3826 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3826 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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