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Bachelor's degree in Architectural Technology and Building Construction

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech

Bachelor's degree in Architectural Technology and Building Construction

General details

Duration
4 years
Study load
240 ECTS credits (including the bachelor's thesis). One credit is equivalent to a study load of 25-30 hours.
Delivery
Face-to-face
Language of instruction

Check the language of instruction for each subject (and timetable) in the course guide in the curriculum.

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

Fees and grants
Approximate fees per academic year: €1,502 (€2,253 for non-EU residents). Consult the public fees system based on income (grants and payment options).
Location
Barcelona School of Building Construction (EPSEB)
Official degree
Recorded in the Ministry of Education's degree register

Admission

Places
140
Registration and enrolment
What are the requirements to enrol in a bachelor's degree course?
Legalisation of foreign documents
All documents issued in non-EU countries must be legalised and bear the corresponding apostille.

Professional opportunities

Professional opportunities
  • Organisation and supervision of building, rehabilitation and restoration work.
  • Quality control of building materials and implementation of the technical standards of construction.
  • Interior design.
  • Technical environmental impact services and auditing services for energy efficiency certification.
  • Studies on the sustainability of buildings and management of building use, conservation and maintenance.
  • Management of construction and real estate companies.
  • Project management.
  • Structural design.
  • Advanced facilities.
  • Production management in companies offering products and technical innovations for building construction.
  • Technical consulting and real estate and urban management.
  • Financial organisation and management, including assessments, appraisals and economic feasibility studies.
  • Coordination of occupational health and safety, including drafting safety studies and plans, training staff, etc.
  • Development of 3D architectural projects (specialisation in software based on the BIM method).
  • Technical CAD (Computer-aided design).
  • Public administration.
  • Teaching and research.

Organisation: academic calendar and regulations

Academic calendar
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Academic regulations
Academic regulations for bachelor’s degree courses at the UPC
Language certification and credit recognition
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Location
Barcelona School of Building Construction (EPSEB) Barcelona School of Building Construction (EPSEB)

Curriculum

Subjects ECTS credits Type
First semester

Fundamentals of Materials, Chemistry and Geology Obre PDF

Fundamentals of Materials, Chemistry and Geology

3 Compulsory

Introduction to Architectural Drawing Obre PDF

Introduction to Architectural Drawing

6 Compulsory

Introduction to Construction Obre PDF

Introduction to Construction

4.5 Compulsory

Mathematical Fundamentals Obre PDF

Mathematical Fundamentals

6 Compulsory

Mechanics Obre PDF

Mechanics

6 Compulsory

Workshop 1: Learning From Traditional Construction Obre PDF

Workshop 1: Learning From Traditional Construction

4.5 Compulsory
Second semester

Architectural Drawing Obre PDF

Architectural Drawing

6 Compulsory

Architecture, Construction and the City in Western History Obre PDF

Architecture, Construction and the City in Western History

4.5 Compulsory

Installations Physics and Energy Efficiency Obre PDF

Installations Physics and Energy Efficiency

4.5 Compulsory

Introduction to Structures Obre PDF

Introduction to Structures

6 Compulsory

Stone Materials Obre PDF

Stone Materials

6 Compulsory

Workshop 2: Concept Modeling (Bim) Obre PDF

Workshop 2: Concept Modeling (Bim)

3 Compulsory
Third semester

Applied Statistics Obre PDF

Applied Statistics

6 Compulsory

Business Management Obre PDF

Business Management

4.5 Compulsory

Non-Stone Materials Obre PDF

Non-Stone Materials

6 Compulsory

Steel and Concrete Structures Obre PDF

Steel and Concrete Structures

4.5 Compulsory

Structures Construction Obre PDF

Structures Construction

4.5 Compulsory

Workshop 3: Management I Obre PDF

Workshop 3: Management I

4.5 Compulsory
Fourth semester

Construction Surveys and Layouts Obre PDF

Construction Surveys and Layouts

4.5 Compulsory

Fluid Installations Obre PDF

Fluid Installations

6 Compulsory

Legislation Applied to Building Obre PDF

Legislation Applied to Building

6 Compulsory

Occupational Risks Prevention Obre PDF

Occupational Risks Prevention

4.5 Compulsory

Underground Construction Obre PDF

Underground Construction

4.5 Compulsory

Workshop 4: Building Analysis Obre PDF

Workshop 4: Building Analysis

4.5 Compulsory
Fifth semester

Building Pathology Obre PDF

Building Pathology

3 Compulsory

Electromechanic Installations Obre PDF

Electromechanic Installations

6 Compulsory

Envelopes and Finishes Construction Obre PDF

Envelopes and Finishes Construction

4.5 Compulsory

Structural Systems Obre PDF

Structural Systems

6 Compulsory

Urban Management Obre PDF

Urban Management

4.5 Compulsory

Workshop 5: Diagnosis Obre PDF

Workshop 5: Diagnosis

6 Compulsory
Sixth semester

Advanced Technics in Graphical Expression Obre PDF

Advanced Technics in Graphical Expression

3 Compulsory

Budgets and Cost Control Obre PDF

Budgets and Cost Control

7.5 Compulsory

Quality in the Building Process Obre PDF

Quality in the Building Process

4.5 Compulsory

Site Organization and Planning Obre PDF

Site Organization and Planning

7.5 Compulsory

Workshop 6: Management II Obre PDF

Workshop 6: Management II

7.5 Compulsory
Seventh semester

Conservation and Maintenance Obre PDF

Conservation and Maintenance

4.5 Compulsory

Health and Safety at Work Coordination Obre PDF

Health and Safety at Work Coordination

4.5 Compulsory

Loss Adjustment and Valuation Obre PDF

Loss Adjustment and Valuation

4.5 Compulsory

Workshop 7: Rehabilitation Obre PDF

Workshop 7: Rehabilitation

7.5 Compulsory

Workshop 8: Projects Obre PDF

Workshop 8: Projects

9 Compulsory
Eighth semester

21st Century Buildings: a Case Study for Finite Elements and Durability Obre PDF

21st Century Buildings: a Case Study for Finite Elements and Durability

3 Optional

Advanced Energy Modeling in Existing Buildings Obre PDF

Advanced Energy Modeling in Existing Buildings

3 Optional

Advanced Facilities Management

Advanced Facilities Management

3 Optional

Architectural Lighting Obre PDF

Architectural Lighting

3 Optional

Architecture and Construction of the House. History and Heritage Values for Rehabilitation Obre PDF

Architecture and Construction of the House. History and Heritage Values for Rehabilitation

3 Optional

Artificial Intelligence in Construction Obre PDF

Artificial Intelligence in Construction

3 Optional

Building Acoustics Obre PDF

Building Acoustics

3 Optional

Business Innovation Obre PDF

Business Innovation

3 Optional

Business Law Obre PDF

Business Law

3 Optional

Change of Use of Building Obre PDF

Change of Use of Building

3 Optional

Circular Architecture Obre PDF

Circular Architecture

3 Optional

Commercial Strategy in the Construction and Real Estate Sector Obre PDF

Commercial Strategy in the Construction and Real Estate Sector

3 Optional

Construction Life Cycle Analysis Obre PDF

Construction Life Cycle Analysis

3 Optional

Fire Safety in Buildings Obre PDF

Fire Safety in Buildings

3 Optional

Gaudí & Art Noveau (Gaudí, Modernism, Noucentisme) Obre PDF

Gaudí & Art Noveau (Gaudí, Modernism, Noucentisme)

3 Optional

Geomatic Techniques for Building Obre PDF

Geomatic Techniques for Building

3 Optional

Gis and Territory Obre PDF

Gis and Territory

3 Optional

Interior Design Project Obre PDF

Interior Design Project

3 Optional

Lean Integrated Project Delivery Obre PDF

Lean Integrated Project Delivery

3 Optional

Management Skills Obre PDF

Management Skills

3 Optional

Quantity Surveyor Obre PDF

Quantity Surveyor

3 Optional

Real Estate Project Finance Obre PDF

Real Estate Project Finance

3 Optional

Sensorization and Digitization of Use Obre PDF

Sensorization and Digitization of Use

3 Optional

Sketching Bonds and Surfaces Obre PDF

Sketching Bonds and Surfaces

3 Optional

Strategies and Business Leadership in the Construction Sector Obre PDF

Strategies and Business Leadership in the Construction Sector

3 Optional

Traditional Materials and Techniques Obre PDF

Traditional Materials and Techniques

3 Optional

Urbanization Projects Obre PDF

Urbanization Projects

3 Optional

Virtual Representation of Bim Models and Heritage Surveys Obre PDF

Virtual Representation of Bim Models and Heritage Surveys

3 Optional

Workshop 9: Final Model Obre PDF

Workshop 9: Final Model

6 Compulsory

Bachelor's Thesis Obre PDF

Bachelor's Thesis

12 Project