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Ph.D. On Campus

Architecture, Energy and Environment

Polytechnic University of Catalonia

36 months
Duration
694 EUR/year
694 EUR/year
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About

The program can be traced back to 1981, when postgraduate courses began to be taught to doctoral students. These courses were taught until 1985.

Overview

In the world today, research in the course's subject areas (energy, matter and environment...) is nedeed to improve the outlook of architecture in society.

The programme

Architects' knowledge of these subject areas has significant repercussions on society as whole, whether directly or indirectly.

Research in the field has a substantial bearing on the implementation of society's environmental agenda.

To promote the training of aspirants to the title of doctor in the subjects being researched by the members of the research team, while seeking the dissemination and confirmation of the methodological results adopted in the various projects. 

It is also intended that the contents of the programme will be articulated with the research lines around the relations between architectural energy and form, in addition to those referring to the environment and the sustainability of constructions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environmental and Historical Design Approaches to Architecture
  • Cultural and Historical Issues of Architectural Design Practice and Theory
  • Project and Analysis
  • Scales, Proportions, Textures 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

Partially taught in English, Partially taught in Spanish, Partially taught in Catalan

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CV of academic, professional and research activities, and portfolio designs.
  • References to research projects completed and publications.
  • Pre-proposal of the subject of the thesis (description, aims, methodology, point of view and bibliography). Maximum of five pages.
  • Report by a lecturer backing the applicant.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    694 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2082 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.
  • National

    694 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2082 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.

Living costs for Barcelona

770 - 1360 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Research employment advice and support unit

To meet the growing demand for funding support, the RESEARCH EMPLOYMENT ADVICE AND SUPPORT UNIT assists in the management of predoctoral and postdoctoral grants and scholarships (official UPC grants, FPI grants from the Ministry of Science and Innovation, FPU grants from the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport and FI grants from the AGAUR).

http://doctorat.upc.edu/grants

http://www.ctt.upc.edu/Inici_117_121_ca.html

Enrolment aids

Large families with concession card

  • General category (3 or 4 children): a 50% reduction on the amount paid for academic university services (enrolment and administrative fees).
  • Special category (5 or more children): a 100% reduction on the amount paid for academic university services (enrolment and administrative fees).

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