Integrated Master in Civil Engineering

The work developed by a student during one academic year, according to the indicative plan of the course and on a full time basis, totals 60 ECTS.


Common Core

Course unit title Year Regime Type Subject area ECTS credits
General Chemistry 1 1st Semester Compulsory QUI 4.5
General Physics I 1 1st Semester Compulsory FIS 6.0
Introduction to Civil Engineering 1 1st Semester Compulsory CT 1.5
Linear Algebra and Analytical Geometry 1 1st Semester Compulsory MAT 6.0
Mathematical Analysis I 1 1st Semester Compulsory MAT 7.5
Programming and Computer Science 1 1st Semester Compulsory INF 4.5
General Physics II 1 2nd Semester Compulsory FIS 4.5
Mathematical Analysis II 1 2nd Semester Compulsory MAT 7.5
Mechanics I 1 2nd Semester Compulsory SSM 6.0
Statistical Methods 1 2nd Semester Compulsory MA 6.0
Topography 1 2nd Semester Compulsory TOP 6.0
Course unit title Year Regime Type Subject area ECTS credits
Mathematical Analysis III 2 1st Semester Compulsory MAT 7.5
Mechanics II 2 1st Semester Compulsory SSM 4.5
Mechanics of Continuous Media 2 1st Semester Compulsory SSM 6.0
Numerical Methods 2 1st Semester Compulsory MA 6.0
Technical Drawing 2 1st Semester Compulsory DES 4.5
Transversal Competence I 2 1st Semester Compulsory CT 1.5
Construction Materials 2 2nd Semester Compulsory CON 6.0
Engineering Geology 2 2nd Semester Compulsory GC 6.0
Engineering Systems 2 2nd Semester Compulsory MA 6.0
General Hydraulics I 2 2nd Semester Compulsory HID 6.0
Strength of Materials I 2 2nd Semester Compulsory SSM 6.0
Course unit title Year Regime Type Subject area ECTS credits
General Hydraulics II 3 1st Semester Compulsory HID 6.0
Regional and Urban Planning 3 1st Semester Compulsory UTTI 6.0
Soil Mechanics I 3 1st Semester Compulsory GE 6.0
Construction Physics 3 1st Semester Elective * CON 6.0
Geodesy 3 1st Semester Elective * GEOGE 6.0
Mapping and geographic information systems 3 1st Semester Elective * GEOGE 6.0
Rock mechanics 3 1st Semester Elective * GME 6.0
Strength of Materials II 3 1st Semester Elective * SSM 6.0
Structural Geology 3 1st Semester Elective * GME 6.0
Applied topography 3 2nd Semester Elective * GEOGE 6.0
Geological Mapping 3 2nd Semester Elective * GME 6.0
Geophysical Prospecting 3 2nd Semester Elective * GME 6.0
Hydrology and Water Resources 3 2nd Semester Elective * HID 6.0
Mineralogy and petrology 3 2nd Semester Elective * GME 6.0
Photogrammetry 3 2nd Semester Elective * GEOGE 6.0
Register 3 2nd Semester Elective * GEOGE 6.0
Reinforced Concrete I 3 2nd Semester Elective * SSM 6.0
Soil Mechanics II 3 2nd Semester Elective * GE 6.0
Theory of Structures I 3 2nd Semester Elective * SSM 6.0
Transportation Infrastructures I 3 2nd Semester Elective * UTTI 6.0
Course unit title Year Regime Type Subject area ECTS credits
Basic Sanitation 4 1st Semester Compulsory HID 6.0
Construction Technology 4 1st Semester Compulsory CON 6.0
Reinforced Concrete II 4 1st Semester Compulsory SSM 6.0
Theory of Structures II 4 1st Semester Compulsory SSM 6.0
Transportation infrastructures II 4 1st Semester Compulsory UTTI 6.0
Construction Works Overseeing, Management and Inspection 4 2nd Semester Compulsory CON 6.0
Environmental Impacts 4 2nd Semester Compulsory GA 4.5
Foundations 4 2nd Semester Compulsory GE 4.5
Project Management and Evaluation 4 2nd Semester Compulsory EG 4.5
Steel Structures 4 2nd Semester Compulsory SSM 6.0
Urban Project 4 2nd Semester Compulsory UTTI 4.5

Areas of expertise


Area of Expertise in Construction

Course unit title Year Course unit code Duration Type Subject area ECTS credits
Transversal Competence II 5 02006523 1st Semester Compulsory CT 1.5
Master Dissertation in Constructions 5 02006555 2nd Semester Compulsory CON 28.5
Transversal Competence III 5 02006534 2nd Semester Compulsory CT 1.5
Applied Acoustics 5 02022022 1st Semester Elective * CON 4.5
Non-structural Rehabilitation 5 02022056 1st Semester Elective * CON 6.0
Safety and General Construction Processes 5 02022044 1st Semester Elective * CON 6.0
Sustainability of the Built Environment 5 02027481 1st Semester Elective * CON 6.0
Sustainable Construction 5 02024617 1st Semester Elective * CON 4.5
Technical infrastructures and systems in buildings 5 02022033 1st Semester Elective * CON 6.0
Thermal and Energy Properties of Buildings 5 02022067 1st Semester Elective * CON 6.0

Area of Expertise in Geotechnics

Course unit title Year Course unit code Duration Type Subject area ECTS credits
Transversal Competence II 5 02006523 1st Semester Compulsory CT 1.5
Master Dissertation in Geotechnics 5 02006577 2nd Semester Compulsory GE 28.5
Transversal Competence III 5 02006534 2nd Semester Compulsory CT 1.5
Critical State Soil Mechanics 5 02006731 1st Semester Elective * GE 6.0
Earth Construction Works 5 02006758 1st Semester Elective * GE 6.0
Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering 5 02006641 1st Semester Elective * GE 4.5
Excavation and Retaining Works 5 02006742 1st Semester Elective * GE 6.0
Rock mechanics 5 02006720 1st Semester Elective * GE 6.0

Area of Expertise in Hydraulics, Water Resources and Environment

Course unit title Year Course unit code Duration Type Subject area ECTS credits
Transversal Competence II 5 02006523 1st Semester Compulsory CT 1.5
Master Dissertation in Hydraulics, Water Resources and Environment 5 02006588 2nd Semester Compulsory HID 28.5
Transversal Competence III 5 02006534 2nd Semester Compulsory CT 1.5
Computer-aided Project in Urban Hydraulics 5 02006832 1st Semester Elective * HID 6.0
Fluvial and Coastal Engineering 5 02006630 1st Semester Elective * HID 6.0
Hydraulic Works and Installations 5 02029643 1st Semester Elective * HID 4.5
Renewable Energetic Developments 5 02006493 1st Semester Elective * HID 4.5
Wastewater Treatment Plant Project and Exploration 5 02006868 1st Semester Elective * HID 6.0
Water Resources Integrated Management 5 02006703 1st Semester Elective * HID 6.0

Area of Expertise in Structural Mechanics

Course unit title Year Course unit code Duration Type Subject area ECTS credits
Transversal Competence II 5 02006523 1st Semester Compulsory CT 1.5
Master Dissertation in Structural Mechanics 5 02006599 2nd Semester Compulsory SSM 28.5
Transversal Competence III 5 02006534 2nd Semester Compulsory CT 1.5
Bridges 5 02006804 1st Semester Elective * SSM 6.0
Dynamics and Seismic Design 5 02004276 1st Semester Elective * SSM 6.0
Nonlinear analysis of structures 5 02006769 1st Semester Elective * SSM 6.0
Steel Structures II 5 02006676 1st Semester Elective * SSM 6.0
Structure and Foundations Project 5 02006843 1st Semester Elective * SSM 10.5

Area of Expertise in Structures

Course unit title Year Course unit code Duration Type Subject area ECTS credits
Transversal Competence II 5 02006523 1st Semester Compulsory CT 1.5
Master Dissertation in Structures 5 02006566 2nd Semester Compulsory SSM 28.5
Transversal Competence III 5 02006534 2nd Semester Compulsory CT 1.5
Computer-aided Project 5 02006821 1st Semester Elective * SSM 6.0
Conception and Dimensioning of Structures 5 02022078 1st Semester Elective * SSM 6.0
Concrete Structures 5 02006659 1st Semester Elective * SSM 4.5
Conservation and Rehabilitation of Structures 5 02022089 1st Semester Elective * SSM 6.0
Wood and Masonry Structures 5 02006665 1st Semester Elective * SSM 6.0

Area of Expertise in Urbanism, Transportation and Transportation Infrastructures

Course unit title Year Course unit code Duration Type Subject area ECTS credits
Transversal Competence II 5 02006523 1st Semester Compulsory CT 1.5
Master Dissertation in Urbanism, Transports and Transportation Infrastructures 5 02006602 2nd Semester Compulsory UTTI 28.5
Transversal Competence III 5 02006534 2nd Semester Compulsory CT 1.5
Planning Collective Equipments 5 02022104 1st Semester Elective * UTTI 4.5
Planning and Municipal Urbanistic Management 5 02006786 1st Semester Elective * UTTI 6.0
Traffic Engineering 5 02022095 1st Semester Elective * UTTI 6.0
Transport Infrastructure Engineering 5 02006624 1st Semester Elective * UTTI 6.0
Transport Planning 5 02006775 1st Semester Elective * UTTI 6.0

The optional course units are offered on a yearly basis, depending on the availability of the Organic Unit