Official Master's degree in geophysics and seismic engineering

Land engineering and seismic engineering

UPC - Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Màsters Oficials
In Barcelona (Spain)

€ 6,132 - (Rs 4,47,719)
VAT incl.
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Important information

  • Master
  • Barcelona (Spain)
  • Duration:
    2 Years
  • When:
  • Credits: 120

Official Master's degree lasting two academic years on land engineering, hydrogeology, geophysics and seismic engineering. It hopes to provide a response to the need for experts in these materials forming specialists in geophysics and seismic engineering.

Important information

Where and when

Starts Location
Barcelona, Spain
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· Requirements

European bachelor's degree or equivalent (Architecture, Engineering, etc.) which must be accredited if it was obtained at a university not belonging to the European Educational Space.

What you'll learn on the course

Mechanics of continuous mediums
Modelling in land engineering
Geology applied to engineering
Mechanics of soils
Basic underground hydrology
Modelling of flow and transport in porous mediums
Interaction between underground water and civil works
Seismology and seismic engineering
Assessment of seismic danger

Course programme

There is a document attached to this information, containing a detailed list of the subjects for each speciality.

The Master's degree offers three possible routes of specialisation:
  • Geotechnical engineering
  • Underground hydrology
  • Seismic engineering and geophysics
Besides these routes of specialisation, the common block contains the following subjects:
  • Mechanics of continuous mediums (5 ECTS)
  • Modelling in land engineering (5 ECTS)
  • Dissertation (30 ECTS)

Additional information

The master's degree price for foreign students non residents in Spain and non nationals from EU is € 76,65 per credit ECTS. Year 2013-2014.

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