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Nautical Engineering, Marine and Naval Radioelectronics, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #314 (QS) Barcelona, Spain
The Doctorate programs in Nautical Sciences appear in the decade of 1990, with the incorporation of the old Schools of Nautical Studies to the University. This program is unique in Spain, with the participation of 5 schools or faculties of Nautical Sciences
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Overview

The interuniversity doctoral program in Nautical Engineering, Marine Engineering, and Naval Radio Electronics, appears from the convenience to joint efforts by schools and faculties of Nautical Studies in Spain, and responds to the need to provide access to postgraduate studies to the graduates in Nautical Studies and Marine Engineering.

Within the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, this interuniversity doctoral program is the continuity of the Master studies taught at the Faculty of Nautical Studies in Barcelona. The program accommodates students both from Spain, as from America and elsewhere, and is based at the Faculty of Nautical Studies in Barcelona. Students are located in the centroid of a major economic area and high population density.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
    • Partially taught in Spanish
    • Partially taught in Catalan
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

The interuniversity doctoral program in Nautical Engineering, Marine Engineering, and Naval Radioelectronics aims to achieve the following objectives: Provide paths of research in academic and professional aspects of the maritime sector; facilitate interaction with other university lines of research related to maritime activity and, in particular, the study of ships as basic elements of transport by sea, and also, conduct courses to adapt to the real needs and future industrial and maritime activities before incorporating new technologies.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Admission 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

  • International

    696 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2082 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    696 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2082 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
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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

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  • 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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