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Bachelor’s degree in Geoinformation and Geomatics Engineering

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech

Bachelor's degree in Geoinformation and Geomatics Engineering

General details

4 years
Study load
240 ECTS credits (including the bachelor's thesis). One credit is equivalent to a study load of 25-30 hours.
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: €1,107 (€2,253 for non-EU residents). Consult the public fees system based on income (grants and payment options).
Barcelona School of Building Construction (EPSEB)
Official degree
Recorded in the Ministry of Education's degree register


Registration and enrolment
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Legalisation of foreign documents
All documents issued in non-EU countries must be legalised and bear the corresponding apostille.

Professional opportunities

Professional opportunities
  • Companies providing terrestrial, aerial and satellite geoinformation solutions and value-added solutions based on big geodata and for mobile applications.
  • Companies that design, deploy and manage geographic information systems (GISs).
  • Construction and civil engineering companies and surveyors.
  • Public bodies: cartographic and geographic institutes, city councils, technical departments of ministries, etc.
  • The study of environmental variables and measurement of land and maritime resources for urban, rural and regional development planning.
  • Data acquisition in the form of land, architectural and archaeological surveys, as well as layouts and measurements related to civil works and building construction.
  • Management, planning, valuation, administration and assessment of urban and rural property.

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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Barcelona School of Building Construction (EPSEB) Barcelona School of Building Construction (EPSEB)


Subjects ECTS credits Type
First semester

Algebra Obre PDF


6 Compulsory

Calculus Obre PDF


6 Compulsory

Computer-Assisted Design Obre PDF

Computer-Assisted Design

6 Compulsory

Geographic Information and Cartography Obre PDF

Geographic Information and Cartography

6 Compulsory

Informatics Obre PDF


6 Compulsory
Second semester

Electromagnetism and Optics Obre PDF

Electromagnetism and Optics

6 Compulsory

Geomorphology Obre PDF


6 Compulsory

Mathematical Methods Obre PDF

Mathematical Methods

6 Compulsory

Mechanics Obre PDF


6 Compulsory

Surveying Instruments and Methods Obre PDF

Surveying Instruments and Methods

6 Compulsory
Third semester

Digital Cartography Obre PDF

Digital Cartography

6 Compulsory

Fundamentals of Civil Engineering Obre PDF

Fundamentals of Civil Engineering

4.5 Compulsory

Geometric Geodesy Obre PDF

Geometric Geodesy

6 Compulsory

Geophysics Obre PDF


4.5 Compulsory

Mathematical Cartography Obre PDF

Mathematical Cartography

4.5 Compulsory

Observation Adjustment in Geomatics Obre PDF

Observation Adjustment in Geomatics

6 Compulsory
Fourth semester

Business Organisation and Management Obre PDF

Business Organisation and Management

6 Compulsory

Geographic Information Systems Obre PDF

Geographic Information Systems

6 Compulsory

GIS Databases Obre PDF

GIS Databases

6 Compulsory

Global Satellite Positioning Systems Obre PDF

Global Satellite Positioning Systems

6 Compulsory

Physical Geodesy Obre PDF

Physical Geodesy

4.5 Compulsory
Fifth semester

Design and Implementation of Geoservices Obre PDF

Design and Implementation of Geoservices

6 Compulsory

Digital Image Processing Obre PDF

Digital Image Processing

6 Compulsory

Digital Photogrammetry Obre PDF

Digital Photogrammetry

7.5 Compulsory

Network Design, Observation and Adjustment Obre PDF

Network Design, Observation and Adjustment

6 Compulsory

Remote Sensing Obre PDF

Remote Sensing

4.5 Compulsory
Sixth semester

3D Data Processing Obre PDF

3D Data Processing

4.5 Compulsory

Environmental Engineering Obre PDF

Environmental Engineering

4.5 Compulsory

Smart Cities Obre PDF

Smart Cities

4.5 Compulsory

Spatial Databases Obre PDF

Spatial Databases

4.5 Compulsory

Surveying in Civil Engineering Obre PDF

Surveying in Civil Engineering

6 Compulsory

Urbanism and Regional Planning Obre PDF

Urbanism and Regional Planning

6 Compulsory
Seventh semester

Big Data for Geoservices Obre PDF

Big Data for Geoservices

6 Compulsory

Cadastre Obre PDF


6 Compulsory

Geomatics Projects Obre PDF

Geomatics Projects

6 Compulsory

Non-Conventional Surveys Obre PDF

Non-Conventional Surveys

6 Compulsory

Spatial Data Infrastructure Obre PDF

Spatial Data Infrastructure

6 Compulsory
Eighth semester

Expert Reports Obre PDF

Expert Reports

4.5 Optional

Geoinformation Sensors and Capture Systems Obre PDF

Geoinformation Sensors and Capture Systems

4.5 Optional

Gis Project Design and Management Obre PDF

Gis Project Design and Management

4.5 Optional

High-Precision Processing of Gnss Data Obre PDF

High-Precision Processing of Gnss Data

4.5 Optional

Hydrographic and Underground Surveying Obre PDF

Hydrographic and Underground Surveying

4.5 Optional

Programming for Geoinformation Applications Obre PDF

Programming for Geoinformation Applications

4.5 Optional

Remote Sensing Project Obre PDF

Remote Sensing Project

4.5 Optional

Terrestrial and Uav Photogrammetry Obre PDF

Terrestrial and Uav Photogrammetry

4.5 Optional

Bachelor's Thesis Obre PDF

Bachelor's Thesis

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