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Master's degree in Technology and Engineering Management

The master’s degree in Technology and Engineering Management (MEM) (master's degree website) is a challenging 1.5-year (90 ECTS credits) professional and academic degree programme offered by the Terrassa School of Industrial, Aerospace and Audiovisual Engineering (ESEIAAT). The objective of the MEM is to develop the knowledge and skills of engineers and scientists in the management of people, projects, resources and organisations in technical environments. The MEM focuses on effective decision making in engineering and technological organisations in today’s competitive and rapidly changing business environment.
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General details

Duration and start date
1.5 academic year, 90 ECTS credits. Starting September and February
Timetable and delivery
Mornings. Face-to-face
Fees and grants
Approximate fees for the master’s degree, excluding other costs, €2,490 (€6,225 for non-EU residents).
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Language of instruction

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

Terrassa School of Industrial, Aerospace and Audiovisual Engineering (ESEIAAT)
Official degree
Recorded in the Ministry of Education's degree register


General requirements
Academic requirements for admission to master's degrees
Pre-enrolment closed (consult the new pre-enrolment periods in the academic calendar).

How to pre-enrol
How to enrol
Legalisation of foreign documents
All documents issued in non-EU countries must be legalised and bear the corresponding apostille.

Double-degree agreements

With other international universities
  • Master's degree in Technology and Engineering Management + Master of Science in Engineering and Management (Collegio di Ingegneria Meccanica, Aerospaziale, dell'Autoveicolo e della Produzione, Politecnico di Torino, Italy)
  • Master's degree in Technology and Engineering Management + Master's degree in Management Engineering (Laurea Magistrale Dipartimento di Ingegneria Gestionale, dell’Informazione e della Produzione (DIGIP), Università degli Studi di Bergamo (UNIBG), Bergamo, Italy)

Professional opportunities

Professional opportunities
All graduates will be able to:
  • Manage and lead cross-disciplinary engineering and science-based teams.
  • Apply quantitative analytical and critical thinking techniques in project and process management.
  • Take a multidisciplinary approach to solving complex problems that involve integrating engineering and management principles in projects and processes.
  • Communicate crearly in the language of business with a variety of audiences.

Generic competencies

Generic competencies are the skills that graduates acquire regardless of the specific course or field of study. The generic competencies established by the UPC are capacity for innovation and entrepreneurship, sustainability and social commitment, knowledge of a foreign language (preferably English), teamwork and proper use of information resources.

Specific competencies
  • Exploratory analysis of quantitative data to identify patterns.
  • Confirmatory analysis of quantitative data to identify patterns.
  • Optimisation of problems and systems using mathematical models and skills in making decisions involving uncertainty.
  • Application of basic and theoretical principles of technology management and engineering in uncertain environments.
  • Analysis of physical and economic needs in process and project management in technological environments.
  • Optimal allocation of physical and economic resources in process and project management in technological environments.
  • Process and project management in uncertain technological environments.
  • Evaluation of the results of process and project development in technological environments influenced by process uncertainty.

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