Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech

Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering

Vilanova i la Geltrú School of Engineering (EPSEVG)

The bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, provides a solid grounding in the design, development and use of machinery; mechanical processes and systems; criteria for the selection of materials; and the structural design of production systems and processes. You will acquire the knowledge needed to analyse, calculate, design and test machines, industrial installations, hydraulic and thermal engines, industrial structures and constructions, and production systems. You will also receive multidisciplinary training in fluid mechanics, thermal technology, electricity, automation, the design and construction of industrial HVAC systems, and graphic engineering techniques.

4 years
Study load
240 ECTS credits (including the bachelor's thesis). One credit is equivalent to a study load of 25-30 hours.
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Fees and grants
Approximate fees per academic year: €1,107 (€2,553 for non-EU residents). Consult the public fees system based on income (grants and payment options).
Vilanova i la Geltrú School of Engineering (EPSEVG)
Official degree
Recorded in the Ministry of Education's degree register
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  • CompulsoryECTS
  • OptionalECTS
  • ProjectECTS
Professional opportunities
  • Planning, management, execution and assessment of engineering projects related to mechanical engineering.
  • Management, design, assembly and maintenance of industrial and production systems and installations in the fields of mechanical, electromechanical and thermal engineering and fluid mechanics.
  • Calculation and design of hydraulic and thermal engines.
  • Projects in the industrial HVAC sector and the processing and transport of fluids.
  • Design, management and maintenance of equipment and industrial installations, structures and constructions.
  • Drafting of technical, advisory and feasibility reports.
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