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Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering

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Electricity is a type of energy that is easy to transport, control and transform into other types of energy. Electrical energy is today an irreplaceable energy vector and without it we could not imagine the world as it is.

Electrical engineering is the domain of electricity, from generation to transmission and distribution, industrial and household consumption and use. It is a dynamic technology that is developed thanks to the momentum provided by new technologies.

The need to move towards a sustainable society that brings together progress and respect for the environment stimulates research in the field of electrical energy. Because of current interest in electric mobility and renewable energies, the EPSEVG has chosen these two pathways to specialisation.

 

What can I learn by taking the bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering on the UPC Vilanova Campus?

Renewable Energies

Renewable Energies

Using energy with respect for the environment is necessary for sustainable development. The bachelor's degree studies the management and saving of electrical energy, renewable energy sources and photovoltaic and wind energy systems.

Electric Mobility

Electric Mobility

The introduction of electric mobility in current means of transport is a contemporary fact, and strong growth is expected in the near future. Specific knowledge of electric vehicles and engines is imparted.

Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0, also known as smart industry, is considered the fourth industrial revolution. It seeks to transform businesses into intelligent organisations to achieve the best business results.

Acces Información and curriculum of the Degree in Electrical Engineering

Duration
4 years
Study load
240 ECTS credits (including the bachelor’s thesis). One credit is equivalent to 25-30 hours of study.
Delivery
Face-to-face.
Minimum entrance mark (2020-2021 academic year)
5.000
Timetable
First, second, third and fourth semesters: mornings and afternoons / Fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth semesters: afternoons
Fees and grants
Approximate fees per academic year: €1,769 Consult the public fees system based on income (grants and payment options)
Official degree
Recorded in the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities’ degree register
Coordinator of the bachelor’s degree
Marcel Torrent Burgues

Weighting of university entrance examinations (PAU)

Subject weighting table for the specific stage

Common access

Access to industrial engineering degrees at the UPC’s Vilanova i la Geltrú School of Engineering is via the same pre-enrolment process for the 200 places available, which are divided between the following degrees:

Choosing a degree

The first academic year is common to all of the degrees. Once students have passed it, they can apply for admission to the degrees they wish to take, in order of preference. The School assigns students a specialisation in view of their applications and their academic records at the School.

Students who have passed the first academic year on industrial engineering degrees at the EPSEVG may be admitted to the second academic year of the bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design and Product Development Engineering, depending on their academic records and the number of places available.

Admission

Entrance routes, pre-enrolment and enrolment.

Validation of higher training cycles (CFGS)

Validation of higher training cycles (CFGS)

Legalisation of documents

All documents issued in countries outside the European Union must be legalised through diplomatic channels or carry the corresponding apostille.

Seventh semester

Eighth semester

  • Bachelor's thesis 24
  • Optional 6
  • Obligatory186 ECTS
  • Optional30 ECTS
  • Proyecto24 ECTS
  • TOTAL240 ECTS

Check the recommendations for the order of enrollment of the subjects, as well as the semester in which teaching is offered. Semester 1 (Q1) runs from September to January and Semester 2 (Q2) runs from February to June.

 

Optional credits can be obtained by taking optional subjects or by other means.

 

Specific optional subjects of the Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering

 

Cross-curricular electives

  • Industry 4.0 Itinerary
  • Social Itinery
  • Teams itinerary
  • Internationalization Itinerary

If the 18 credits of the same itinerary are exceeded, an accrediting diploma will be issued, upon request to the SIAE, through the Demana.

 

Tutorial action on each degree is conceived as a service for students in which tutors guide, inform and advise them on how the University works and how it is regulated.

Their main functions are listed below.

In the Tutorial Action Plan, each student on each degree is assigned a tutor from the group of tutors for the corresponding stage:

Tutors for the initial stage teach in the first half of the degree and tutors for the final stage teach in the second half of the degree.

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