Degree in Construction

240 credits - Higher Polytechnic School

In accordance with Royal Decree 1393/2007, the aim of the Degree in Construction is to provide general training in disciplines to enable students the carry out the regulated profession of Quantity Surveyor. These studies are regulated by ministerial order  Order ECI/3855/2007 - BOE.es 29th December 2007 . They may perform the following tasks, amongst others:

  • Supervise the material performance of construction work, carry out financial control of the work, draft health and safety studies, carry out technical activities for calculations, measurements, assessments and appraisals, and financial viability studies, and draw up plans for lots and buildings.
  • Draft construction projects for new-build and renovation projects, in accordance with his/her competencies and functions.
  • Manage new construction technologies, take part in the quality management processes in construction, directing and managing their use, as well as building conservation and maintenance.
  • Provide technical advice on the manufacturing processes for materials and elements used in building construction.
  • Manage the entire real estate process.

To achieve this, nearly seventy different skills and abilities are worked on.

Credit Summary

Core Training Mandatory Elective Subjects External Practicum Final Degree Project Total
  60   138   24   *   18 240
* The external placements are included as an elective subject

Subjects

First-year subjects
Name Type Credits Teaching
language
Period
20350 - Algebra Core Training 6,0 Spanish 1st semester
20351 - Calculus Core Training 6,0 Spanish 1st semester
20352 - Space Representation Systems Core Training 6,0 Catalan 1st semester
20353 - Mechanics Core Training 6,0 Catalan 1st semester
20354 - Construction I. History of Construction Mandatory 6,0 Catalan 1st semester
20355 - Statistical Applications Core Training 6,0 Spanish 2nd semester
20356 - Foundations of Installations Core Training 6,0 Catalan 2nd semester
20357 - Graphic Expression in Building Core Training 6,0 Spanish 2nd semester
20358 - Materials I Core Training 6,0 Spanish 2nd semester
20359 - Economics and Enterprise Core Training 6,0 Spanish 2nd semester
Second-year subjects
Name Type Credits Teaching
language
Period
20360 - Computer Assisted Graphics Mandatory 6,0 Catalan 1st semester
20361 - Structures I Mandatory 6,0 Spanish 1st semester
20362 - Installations I Mandatory 6,0 Catalan 1st semester
20363 - Materials II Mandatory 6,0 Catalan 1st semester
20364 - Construction II Mandatory 6,0 Spanish 1st semester
20365 - Construction III Mandatory 6,0 Spanish 2nd semester
20366 - Structures II Mandatory 6,0 Spanish 2nd semester
20367 - Reconsiderations and Topography Mandatory 6,0 Catalan 2nd semester
20368 - Materials III Mandatory 6,0 Catalan 2nd semester
20369 - Law Core Training 6,0 Catalan 2nd semester
Third-year subjects
Name Type Credits Teaching
language
Period
20370 - Organisation and Work Teams Mandatory 6,0 Catalan 1st semester
20371 - Measurements, Quotations and Valuations I Mandatory 6,0 Catalan 1st semester
20372 - Prevention and Safety Mandatory 9,0 Spanish 1st semester
20373 - Sustainability Mandatory 3,0 Spanish 1st semester
20374 - Installations II Mandatory 6,0 Catalan 1st semester
20375 - Measurements, Quotations and Valuations II Mandatory 6,0 Spanish 2nd semester
20376 - Structures III Mandatory 6,0 Catalan 2nd semester
20377 - Construction IV Mandatory 6,0 Spanish 2nd semester
Fourth-year subjects
Name Type Credits Teaching
language
Period
20378 - Pathology Mandatory 6,0 Spanish 1st semester
20379 - Quality Control Mandatory 6,0 Catalan 1st semester
20380 - Technical Projects Mandatory 9,0 Spanish 1st semester
20381 - Management Mandatory 3,0 Spanish 1st semester
20382 - Geotechnics and Foundations Mandatory 6,0 Catalan 1st semester
20383 - Final Degree Project Final Degree Project 18,0 Spanish 2nd semester
Elective subjects
Name Type Credits Teaching
language
Period
20384 - Extended Study of Structures Elective 6,0 Spanish 2nd semester
20385 - Coordination Safety in Works Elective 6,0 Spanish 2nd semester
20386 - Rehabilitation Projects Elective 6,0 Spanish 2nd semester
20389 - Traditional Construction Elective 6,0 Catalan 2nd semester
20390 - Foundations of Design Elective 6,0 Catalan 2nd semester
20392 - Architectural Surveying with New Technologies Elective 6,0 Spanish 2nd semester
20395 - English for Engineering Elective 6,0 English 2nd semester
20396 - Practical Placements I Elective 6,0 Annual
20397 - Practical Placements II Elective 6,0 Catalan Annual
20387 - Project Management Elective 6,0
20388 - Prefabricated Construction Elective 6,0
20391 - Civil Works Elective 6,0
20393 - Advanced Computer Assisted Design for Building Elective 6,0
20394 - Sustainability and Energy Management in Construction Elective 6,0

Calendar, specified by time groups

Timetable group Schedule Examinations
Degree in Construction Engineering 1st year schedule examinations