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Program Description

Here you can find information about the program of the Master's Degree in Technology and Engineering Management

The Master in Technology and Engineering Management (MEM) is a challenging 1.5-year professional and academic degree program offered by the School of Industrial, Aerospace and Audiovisual Engineering of Terrassa (ESEIAAT) at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya·BarcelonaTech.

Course Structure

The Master in Technology and Engineering Management curriculum includes:

  • 4 Core Courses (30 ECTS)
  • 4 Elective Courses (30 ECTS)
  • 1 Master Thesis (30 ECTS)

Welcome and Mentoring program

The welcome program helps student to understand how the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya works: the courses, the library services, the cultural activities, how to participate in university government, how to use the available information technologies, etc. On the other hand, all students will also have, from the first day, a mentor during all time they will be enrolled in the MEM. The mentor will:

  • Keep track the academic progress of the student
  • Advise the student about their academic decisions

FAQ


When can I begin the MEM?

The MEM curriculum doesn’t require students to complete courses in a specific order, so student can begin the MEM in the Winter or Spring term.

What is the schedule of the MEM?

Classes are taught in the mornings of the weekdays. Depending on the election of elective courses, students will have to assist to the courses of the MEM during 4 or 5 days per week. The average number of classroom hours per week is 16. The first semester begins the third week of September and finalizes at the end of January. The second semester begins in the third week of February and finalizes the end of June.

Are applicants required to have prior work experience?

No. The MEM program also accepts students with no previous work experience.

Does ESEIAAT provide internships to the students?

ESEIAAT has many resources available to help students secure a internship, but the final responsibility resides with the student to find his or her desired internship. Nowdays, ESEIAAT has agreements with more than a hundred companies.

Does ESEIAAT provide mobilities to the students?

ESEIAAT participates in various mobility programs (e.g. ERASMUS), so students can do part of the Master in another university. Due to the length of degree program (1.5 year or 3 semesters), students just can do the mobility in the second year (3rd semester) to carry on the Master Thesis.

What kind of resources do I need to enroll to the MEM?

You don’t need any specific resource to study in the MEM. However,  there are many courses where students develop activities and projects in the classroom. For this reason, we recommend to bring a laptop to the class. Depending on the course and the session, professors will ask you to bring your own laptop or just one per group. Professors will tell you what you need to bring in each session. Don't worry, because the university library can borrow laptops if necessary.

How is the qualification system of the courses?

The final grade of the courses depends on the following assesment items:

  • Project, weight 40%
  • Final exam or test, weight 30%
  • Classroom and/or online activities, weight 30%