Universitat Rovira i Virgili

Introduction

The URV was created in 1991 by the Parliament of Catalonia from the already existing university faculties and schools. In this way the Tarragona University of the 16th century was restored. From the very first day its aim has been very clear: to place knowledge at the service of society so as to contribute to the social and economic development of its environment, which has gradually transformed over time.

In just 23 years the university has developed into a prominent institution domestically and globally and URV is ranked among the top 100 universities of the world under 50 years old by 'Times Higher Education 100 Under 50' in a ranking that provides a glimpse into the future, showcasing the rising stars which show great potential.

The URV in rankings:

  • Times Higher Education World University Rankings (2013-14): 351-400
  • Times Higher Education 100 Under 50 (2014): 66
  • Academic Ranking of World Universities (Shanghai Ranking): 151-200
  • CWTS Leiden Ranking 2014: 180

Social and cultural changes have opened the doors to a new framework in which our students and future workers are obliged to interact in Europe. At the URV we train professionals under the precepts of European harmonization, a key factor for opening the doors to a world of work without frontiers. And we do so by providing 52 programmes of study in a wide variety of knowledge areas for over 12,000 students.

The data show that the URV is not only one of the leading universities in Catalonia but also one of the leading universities in the European area for the quality of its teaching, its commitment to continuous training and the excellence of its research, development and innovation.

Rovira i Virgili University is the university of southern Catalonia:

The Province of Tarragona is comprised of cities with distinguished cultural heritage, such as Tarragona, home to Roman ruins designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO; Tortosa, a mediaeval city; and the Catalan Modernist city of Reus, the birthplace and home of the architect Antoni Gaudí.

Its strategic location gives the region an extremely dynamic economy. It is home to the largest petrochemical complex in southern Europe, and is one of the most important tourist destinations on the continent.

The capital, the city of Tarragona, offers a wide variety of leisure and recreational activities: beaches, sports, facilities, summer festivals, and a large selection of restaurants where you can try the finest wines and oils as well as the local cuisine.

Scholarships and grants:

The URV offers more than 100 scholarships to new master’s students with outstanding academic records.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Spanish

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Programs

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Master

Master's Computer Security Engineering and Artificial Intelligence-1st edition

Online & Campus Combined Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain Tarragona

This master's degree aims to provide students with professional training in computer engineering, telematic engineering and related ambits that specialise in Computer Security and Artificial Intelligence. [+]

Master's Computer Security Engineering and Artificial Intelligence-1st edition This master's degree aims to provide students with professional training in computer engineering, telematic engineering and related ambits that specialise in Computer Security and Artificial Intelligence. Specifically, the master's degree: provides students with the skills to use advanced ICT for designing and implementing safe intelligent systems. provides students with the skills to use advanced ICT to ensure the safety of information in applications, services and ICT systems and the privacy of their users. provides students with the skills to lead, manage and carry out ICT systems projects based on Artificial Intelligence. provides students with the skills to innovate and conduct research in the field of Computer Security and Artificial Intelligence. Career opportunities The Master's produces professionals with the skills to work in the following positions, among others: Head of Computer Security and Artificial Intelligence projects. Management of groups of developers for Computer Security and Artificial Intelligence projects. Analyst of advanced ICT applications, particularly in the ambits of Computer Security and Artificial Intelligence. Academic and research career in universities and research centres. Language of instruction English. Student Profile Students wishing to study the master's degree should possess the following personal and academic qualities: Bachelor's degree in computer engineering Knowledge of Engineering Programming and Mathematics. Personal maturity and skills deriving from their previous university training that will be strengthened and improved further by the master's degree (e.g. work planning, knowledge of information research tools, oral and written communications skills, English, the ability to work... [-]

Master's degree in Advanced Studies of Public Administration and Public Law

Campus or Online Part time 1 year September 2017 Spain Tarragona

This master's degree aims to offer an interdisciplinary postgraduate university training for professional work in the field of Public Administration and Public Law, through the acquisition of the most advanced legal, analytical and management techniques. It provides the necessary training to specialise in administrative law, so it is a complement to the master's degree in Law. It also provides the fundamentals for starting to do research in the fields of the master's degree... [+]

Master's degree in Advanced Studies of Public Administration and Public Law This master's degree provides interdisciplinary postgraduate university training for future professionals in the field of public administration and public law. It focuses on the most advanced legal, analytical and management techniques. Since participants are trained to specialise in administrative law, it is a complement to the Master's Degree in Law. Participants also receive instruction in the fundamentals of research in the fields of the Master's Degree. The Faculty of Law offers a special programme that enables students to simultaneously study the Master's Degree in Legal Practice in conjunction with another university master's course taught at the Faculty of Law and thus obtain a law specialisation. For more information please consult the Faculty of Law's website Career opportunities Analysis, management and consultancy in the public sector; specialised practice of public, administrative and regulatory law. Research in the field of public administration, public management and public law. Timetable Classes are held 2 or 3 days a week in the afternoon/evening from 4 to 8 p.m. Language of instruction Catalan/Spanish Student Profile Graduates holding the required academic degrees, public sector employees and private professionals working in the area of public, administrative and regulatory law. FIRST YEAR: Compulsory subjects State Theory and Legal Thought Historical and Legal Analysis of the Public Administration Organization and Political Institutions of the State and Catalonia Public Governance Administrative Organization and Activity Institutions and Policies of the European Union Public Procurement and Management of Public Services Civil Service... [-]

Master's Degree in Business and Contractual Law

Campus or Online Full time 1 year October 2017 Spain Tarragona

Business and contracting are decisive for the forces that drive the region's economy: industry, commerce, real estate, services, agriculture and petrochemicals. This master's degree offers advanced training in the private law applicable to businesses and individuals. The aim is to offer interdisciplinary training as an added value to meet the demand for specialisation and strategies in Spain, the EU and the world in times of growth or crisis... [+]

Master's Degree in Business and Contractual Law Business and contracting are decisive for the forces that drive the region's economy: industry, commerce, real estate, services, agriculture and petrochemicals. This master's degree offers advanced training in the private law applicable to businesses and individuals. The aim is to offer interdisciplinary training as an added value to meet the demand for specialisation and strategies in Spain, the EU and the world in times of growth or crisis. The Faculty of Law offers a special programme that allows to achieve simultaneouly the Master's degree in Legal Practice and other studies of law at master's degree level which allows to the legal especialization. For more information consult the website of the Faculty of Law Career opportunities The programme provides students with fundamental knowledge for attaining professional excellence in various fields: Corporate legal advice. Independent legal advice to businesses. External business auditing and consultancy. Research in universities or research institutes. Comprehensive business advice to domestic and foreign businesses. Business arbitration. Merit points in the Spanish civil service. Language of instruction Spanish FIRST YEAR: Compulsory subjects Company Law Company Taxation Law Insolvency Law National and International Employment Law New Perspectives on Contract Law  Contracts in Real Estate Law Comercial Law Contract Taxation Law Conflicts Resolution and Arbitration Evidence Law on Business Ligation  Litigation in Internacional Business Final Master's Project Work Experience Methodological Contributions of Legal Thought BRIDGING COURSES Introduction to Law and to the Spanish Legal System Admission qualifications A university degree in law, labour science,... [-]

Master's degree in Chemical Engineering

Campus Full time 18 months September 2017 Spain Tarragona

This master's degree aims to reach the second level of education in chemical engineering. Graduates will have a high ability to design products and processes related to chemical engineering. They will also have a strong professional grounding because their work placement and master's theses will be conducted primarily in the chemical industry, i.e. in companies and organisations outside the university... [+]

Master's degree in Chemical Engineering This master's degree aims to reach the second level of education in chemical engineering. Graduates will have a high ability to design products and processes related to chemical engineering. They will also have a strong professional grounding because their work placement and master's theses will be conducted primarily in the chemical industry, i.e. in companies and organisations outside the university. Career opportunities Chemical engineering, offering skills such as leadership, management and entrepreneurship in Industries such as petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals and food processing Engineering companies (advising on new projects) Auditing (energy, environmental, etc.) Wastewater treatment plants Public administration Service sector and commercial sector R&D laboratories and institutes (public and private) Language English Student Profile The profile of the ideal candidate is that of an engineering graduate in an industrial discipline, preferably chemical engineering, who wishes to work as a project leader. FIRST YEAR: compulsory subjects First semester Advanced Transport Phenomena Advanced Thermodynamics and Molecular Simulation Product and Process Design I (*) Management and Administration of Companies Industrial Leadership (*) Optional subjects Second semester Advanced Separation Processes Reactor Engineering Product and Process Design II (*) Advanced Control of Processes Auditing and Industrial Certification Managing Change (*) Optional subjects SECOND YEAR: compulsory subjects External Practicals* Final Master's Project* ** (**) In order to pass the Final Master's Degree Project, you must have passed all the subjects that form of the Master's degree. OPTIONAL SUBJECTS In this section you will find the list of all the optional subjects on the... [-]

Master's degree in Electronic Systems Engineering and Technology

Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain Tarragona

The overall objective of this master's degree is to enable students to find effective solutions to problems in the field of electronic engineering and, specifically, to design electronic equipment and automated production systems, perform maintenance and control in production industries, provide technical advice, or join the sales departments of companies in the electronics sector. For graduates who wish to undertake doctoral studies... [+]

Master's degree in Electronic Systems Engineering and Technology The overall objective of this master's degree is to enable students to find effective solutions to problems in the field of electronic engineering and, specifically, to design electronic equipment and automated production systems, perform maintenance and control in production industries, provide technical advice, or join the sales departments of companies in the electronics sector. For graduates who wish to undertake doctoral studies, this programme will also prepare them to do effective research in collaboration with national and international research groups. Career oportunities Engineering consultancy. Engineering consultancy management. Management of instrumentation/sensors in production plants. Maintenance management. Sales department management. Research and development: research companies in the chemical, industrial, energy sectors, etc. Research and development in technology-based companies. Research and development in universities and research centres. Entrepreneurship. Teaching. Timetable Classes are held in the afternoon/evening from Monday to Friday. Language of instruction English Student Profile This master's degree provides continuity to a first degree in the fields of engineering and technology. The typical entry profile is that of a student who has completed a bachelor's degree in electronic technology or information and communication technology. Therefore, the programme is mainly aimed at students who have bachelor's degrees in aeronautical engineering, telecommunications engineering and industrial engineering (industrial electronics and automatic control or electrical engineering) but it is also suitable for students who have a bachelor's degree in physics and computer engineering. The personal and academic characteristics that are considered appropriate for students wishing to take this... [-]

Master's Degree in Environmental Engineering and Sustainable Energy

Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2017 Spain Tarragona

The aim of the course is proposed to prepare professionals in the field of energy, environment and sustainable production with rigorous scientific and technical, capable formation provide a flexible and multidisciplinary response to the challenges of building a sustainable society through the conception, design, evaluation, implementation and management of processes that respect the environment, consumption of natural resources and health. [+]

The aim of the course is proposed to prepare professionals in the field of energy, environment and sustainable production with rigorous scientific and technical, capable formation provide a flexible and multidisciplinary response to the challenges of building a sustainable society through the conception, design, evaluation, implementation and management of processes that respect the environment, consumption of natural resources and health. Career opportunities The Master's Degree provides students the training to be qualified for jobs as: Responsible of Energy, Enviroment and Quality Departments of Business Environment Responsible of Energy Production Plants (cogenerations, combined cycles, wind farms, photovoltaic farms, industrial organization responsible) Responsible of Waste Treatment Plants Responsible of Wastewater Treatment Plants Technician in Engineering, Consulting and Certification Companies R&D&I Laboratories and Institutes Secondary and High Education Teaching Creation of their own enterprises Realization of projects on request Language of instruction English 1st Semester Environmental and Energy Economics Environmental and Energy Legislation Sustainability Tools Renewable Energy Technologies Thermal and Hydraulic Machines Air Pollution Eco‐efficient Process Design(I) Electives 2nd Semester Environmental and Energy Management Energy Efficiency in Industry and Transport Energy Efficiency in Buildings Advanced Water Treatment Waste Management and Valorisation Eco‐efficient Process Design(II) Electives 3rd Semester Final Master Project External Internship Elective 1st Semester Numerical Simulation on Environmental and Energy Engineering Analytical Tools applied to Environmental Engineering Management and Administration of Companies Industrial Leadership Elective 2nd Semester Emerging Energy Technologies Pollutant Dispersion Models Modeling of Wastewater Treatment Plants Integration of Renewable Energies Change Management Specific requirements for admission to the master's programme... [-]

Master's degree in Management Technology

Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2017 Spain Tarragona

The aim of the course is to complement training in the field of engineering skills needed for management, organization and management of people, projects, departments and technological and industrial enterprises, specially, the operation and management of innovation. [+]

The aim of the course is to complement training in the field of engineering skills needed for management, organization and management of people, projects, departments and technological and industrial enterprises, specially, the operation and management of innovation. Career opportunities The Master's Degree provides students the training to be qualified for jobs as: Product manager Logistics Responsible Innovation manager Project manager Technical Director Technical Supervisor Responsible for finance management, marketing, logistics and human resources Creation of their own enterprises Realization of projects on request Language of instruction English Student Profile The Master is aimed at graduates with previous training in the field of Engineering, having thus previous knowledge in the field of economics and business and a solid education in basic subjects such as mathematics and statistics, and who want to expand their previous technical knowledge with advanced knowledge on the management of technology companies, the areas of operation, management and exploitation of innovation and the economy generally. This Master is also aimed at graduates in the fields of science, with screening technology and professional environments strong tendency to innovation. In this case, they propose to take a number of additional training to ensure the homogeneity of the previous training of the students who attended the program. Admission qualifications Bachelor's Degree in Engineering in Chemical, Mechanical, Industrial, Agricultural, Physics, Mining, Industrial Automation and Electronics, Electrical, Biotechnology, Computer Science and related fields. Specific documentation As well as the compulsory documentation required for pre-enrolment on the programme, students must also submit the following... [-]

Master's degree in Synthesis, Catalysis and Molecular Design

Campus Full time 1 year June 2017 Spain Tarragona

This master's degree offers a scientific training in theoretical knowledge of the field and new techniques of product synthesis, catalyst development, management of environment-friendly chemical processes, and computational design. It is primarily research-oriented, so graduates will be able to undertake research, development and innovation in industry... [+]

Master's degree in Synthesis, Catalysis and Molecular Design This master's degree provides students with in-depth theoretical knowledge of the field and new techniques in product synthesis, catalyst development, management of environment-friendly chemical processes, and computational design. It is primarily research-oriented, so graduates will be able to undertake research, development and innovation in industry. The general objectives are the following: i) To provide high-level scientific training in the fields of: molecular synthesis, catalysis and design, so that graduates can undertake doctoral studies and pursue a scientific or academic career. ii) To provide graduates with a capacity for innovation and the necessary skills to synthesise sustainable chemical products and processes in the professional world. The aims of the courses are the following: To enable students to use synthetic methodologies and design ways of obtaining new products with the tools of computational chemistry. To familiarise students with modern techniques for characterising molecular compounds, surfaces and solids. To provide tools for understanding the most advanced principles and applications of catalysis. To train students to design chemical processes on a laboratory or industrial scale through channels that meet the standards of sustainability and environmental friendliness. To provide students who wish to undertake doctoral studies with more advanced, specific knlowledge relevant to their research: synthesis, catalysis or modelling. Career opportunities The master's degree is primarily research-oriented but the training is suitable for students who wish to pursue a career in the manufacturing sector. It offers the following career opportunities: Undertaking doctoral studies. Access to leading sectors... [-]

Master's Degree in Teaching and Learning English as a Foreign/Second Language

Online & Campus Combined Part time 1 year September 2017 Spain Tarragona

First taught in 2007, the Master’s Degree in Foreign Language Teaching (SFL/EFL) has now split into its two component specialities: English and Spanish. The resulting Master’s Degree in English Language Teaching aims to train professionals to teach English for both general and specific purposes. The degree is a combination of professional and research tracks, and it is designed for national and international graduates, with or... [+]

Master's Degree in English Language Teaching First taught in 2007, the Master’s Degree in Foreign Language Teaching (SFL/EFL) has now split into its two component specialities: English and Spanish. The resulting Master’s Degree in English Language Teaching aims to train professionals to teach English for both general and specific purposes. The degree is a combination of professional and research tracks, and it is designed for national and international graduates, with or without experience, who wish to work professionally in the field of English language teaching. Carreer oportunitites The obvious area in which the graduates from this programme can work is English language teaching at all levels. In general, language teaching provides students with multidisciplinary training in the humanities which prepares them for all sorts of activities involving the transmission of cultural knowledge. The future master’s-degree graduates will be qualified to work in the following fields: Language teaching English teachers in private and state-run language teaching institutions in Spain (Official School of Languages, language services, language academies, adult education, etc.) English teachers abroad in both private and state-run institutions English teachers for specific purposes in private companies, multinationals and international agencies Teachers of other subjects in English for bilingual institutions Heads or heads of studies in schools English language assistants in foreign universities English language teachers in secondary schools Language advisors for schools, publishers, or other public and private companies University lecturers at graduate or postgraduate level Researcher into teaching– learning English Author of text books for learning English in publishers... [-]

Nanoscience, Materials and Processes: Chemical Technology at the Frontier Master Programme

Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 Spain Tarragona

The aim of this programme is to train new professionals specialised in the field of Nanotechnology, Materials and Chemical Engineering (coming from undergraduate degrees in any of the branches of experimental sciences and technologies: Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Physics, Quantum Chemistry, Biological Chemistry, Microbiology,...) with a clear orientation towards research... [+]

Nanoscience, Materials and Processes: Chemical Technology at the Frontier Master Programme The aim of this programme is to train new professionals in the field of nanotechnology, materials and chemical engineering. It is of particular interest for graduates in any of the branches of the experimental sciences and technologies (chemistry, chemical engineering, biochemistry, biotechnology, physics, quantum chemistry, biological chemistry, microbiology, etc.) and it clearly prepares them for future research. The students will acquire the skills required for them to join universities, research institutes, industry and services with a strong sense of innovation, development and entrepreneurial vision. The Master’s Degree has been awarded with the distinction of "International Master's Programme" by the AGAUR, the Agency for the Management of University Grants and Research of the Catalan Government. This award recognizes the international nature of the master’s programme and, at the same time, boosts its international renown. Career opportunities The master programme, in addition to provide knowledge and skills, represents a trampoline for students who want to develop research, development and innovation in universities, research institutes and industries based on news scientific and technical knowledge. Research at Universities and Research Institutes. The master is the entrance door to PhD studies and the further career as researcher. Research, development and innovation in both industries based on new scientific and technical knowledge (biotechnology, microelectronics, telecommunications, energy storage, new materials, etc.) as in traditional industries (chemical, pharmaceutical, biomedical, ceramics, textiles, etc.) interested in innovation processes. Management, control and strategic planning of nanotechnological techniques, products and processes... [-]

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Master's Support Office
Avda. Onze de Setembre, 112
43205 Reus (Tarragona - Spain)
Universitat Rovira i Virgili

Tarragona, 43007 ES ES