Master's degree in Automotive Engineering

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech

Master's degree in Automotive Engineering

Barcelona School of Industrial Engineering (ETSEIB)

The master’s degree in Automotive Engineering (master's degree website) aims to provide multidisciplinary training for automotive engineers. Students develop high-level competencies that allow them to easily adapt to positions of responsibility in companies or research centres in the sector. The objective is for students to acquire knowledge of the theoretical and practical fundamentals of automotive engineering and technology related to the production of automotive vehicles. The subjects on the programme allow students to acquire knowledge and develop skills related to body engineering, components, electricity and electronics, assisted driving, management, etc.

According to the specialisation they choose, students will gain in-depth knowledge of some of these areas.
  • Engines and Mechanics (taught at the ETSEIB)
  • Electromobility (taught at the ETSEIB)
  • Connected Vehicles and Assisted Driving (taught at the ETSETB)


  • Engines and Mechanics
  • Electromobility
  • Connected Vehicles and Assisted Driving
Duration and start date
Two academic years, 120 ECTS credits. Starting September
Timetable and delivery
Afternoons. Face-to-face
Fees and grants
Approximate fees for the master’s degree, excluding other costs (does not include non-teaching academic fees and issuing of the degree certificate):
€3,320 (€12,662 for non-EU residents).
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Language of instruction

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Information on language use in the classroom and students’ language rights.


Barcelona School of Industrial Engineering (ETSEIB)
Barcelona School of Telecommunications Engineering (ETSETB)

Official degree
Recorded in the Ministry of Education's degree register
General requirements
Academic requirements for admission to master's degrees
Specific requirements

Applicants seeking admission to this master’s degree should be university graduates with one of the following scientific or technical degrees:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Industrial Technology Engineering, Materials Engineering, Industrial Design and Product Development, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Electronics and Automatic Control, Mechanical Engineering, Telecommunications Systems, Electronic Systems or Engineering Physics.
  • A pre-EHEA degree in Industrial Engineering; Industrial Engineering with a concentration in Mechanics, Manufacturing Technologies or Transports and Vehicles; Materials Engineering; Telecommunications Engineering,;Automatic Control and Industrial Electronics; Electronic Engineering; or Physics.
  • A pre-EHEA diploma in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Electronic Engineering.
Admission criteria
  • English level B2.2 and Spanish level B2 (foreign students) are required.
  • Academic record.
  • First degree and university of origin.
  • Professional experience.
Pre-enrolment closed (consult the new pre-enrolment periods in the academic calendar).
How to pre-enrol
How to enrol
Legalisation of foreign documents
All documents issued in non-EU countries must be legalised and bear the corresponding apostille.
Double-degree pathways at the UPC

  • Master's degree in Automotive Engineering + Master's degree in Industrial Engineering (ETSEIB)

Check the degree’s main quality indicators in the University Studies in Catalonia portal of Catalan University Quality Assurance Agency. Find information on topics such as degree evaluation results, student satisfaction and graduate employment data.
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