Master in Modelling for Science and Engineering

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Program Description

Master in Modelling for Science and Engineering

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

The central core of the master's degree in Modelling for Science and Engineering is based on two fundamental pillars: the modelling of systems and the numerical simulation or resolution of systems. As a graduate in science and/or engineering, this master's degree will provide you with the cross-curricular training needed to analyse and solve systems through the construction and treatment of models.

Those interested in enrolling in this master's degree can apply for one of the grants offered by the Catalunya-La Pedrera Foundation for graduates enrolling in master's degrees. A total of 5,000 Euros is offered in one enrolment aid for this master's degree. To apply you must have an excellent student record, a Spanish passport and you must enrol in the course full-time.

The interdisciplinary approach of this master's degree will aid you in experimenting with situations you may later face professionally, and is a solid bridge between the academic world to the professional world. In addition, the master's degree also contains international aspects, given that lectures are in English and there are students from many different countries.

Career options

Once you have completed the master's degree you will be prepared to opt for the following career opportunities:

  • Writing a PhD thesis

Working in cutting edge high-tech companies such as:

  • AIS (Artificial Intelligence Applications)
  • AIA (Advanced Computing Applications)
  • ASCAMM Technology Centre
  • BTECHC Barcelona Technical Center
  • Salvetti&Llomparthttp
  • Autodesk
  • OTSA Maquinaria Eléctrica S.L.
  • AUMA Environmental and Energy Consultants
  • INÈDIT innovation
  • AERIS Environmental Technologies
  • VORTEX Online Wind Modelling

Conducting research in centres such as:

  • CRM (Mathematical Research Centre)
  • IFAE Institute for High Energy Physics
  • iermB Institute for Regional and Metropolitan Studies of Barcelona
  • CVC Computer Vision Centre

Teaching timetable

Onsite classes for UAB official master's degrees usually take place in the afternoons, from 15.00 onwards, Monday to Friday. Depending on the semester, there may be classes every day or only some days of the week. As far as possible they are scheduled on two or three days a week


Access to this master's degree is open to holders of an official bachelor's degree from a Spanish university or from another higher education institution within or outside the European Higher Education Area, provided this gives access to postgraduate studies in the country of issue.

Admission requirements

The admission criteria are the following:

  • Hold a four-year or three year degree in sciences or engineering.
  • Good level of English, equivalent to Level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Selection criteria

Once you have met the entrance requirements places will be given according to the following criteria:

  • Student record (70%)
  • Curriculum Vitae (20%)
  • Personal interview (10%)

If you cannot certify that your English is equivalent to Level B1 you will be invited to an interview to make sure you have sufficient knowledge of the language to be able to follow the classes.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated March 6, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
1 year
Full time
66 EUR
Start date Sept. 2017
Spain Barcelona
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 1 year
Price 66 EUR
per credit (non-EU citizens who do not hold a Spanish residence permit).