General information

Academic year: 2022/2023

Level: Master

Type: Official Master's Degree

ECTS Credits: 60

Programme orientation Research

Length of programme (full time): 1 YEAR

Mode of delivery: Face-to-face

Level of qualification: Máster (MECES level 3 - EQF level 7)

Model of study: Full-time (42-60 ECTS per school year)

Work placement: Yes

Language(s) of instruction Spanish

More info: programme website

Programme coordinator


Faculty of Science / Granada campus

Field(s) of education and training (ISCED-F)

  • Environmental protection technology (0712)


Students who have completed the second cycle have the following competences:
– They possess and understand knowledge that provides a basis or opportunity for originality in the development and/or application of ideas, often in a research context.
– They are able to apply their acquired knowledge and problem-solving skills in new or unfamiliar environments within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to their field of study.
– They are able to integrate knowledge and deal with the complexity of making judgements on the basis of incomplete or limited information, including reflections on the social and ethical responsibilities linked to the application of their knowledge and judgements.
– They know how to communicate their conclusions, and the knowledge and ultimate reasons behind them, to specialist and non-specialist audiences in a clear and unambiguous way.
– They possess the learning skills to enable them to continue studying in a largely self-directed or autonomous manner.

Programme qualification

Name of title awarded in original language

Máster Universitario en Ingeniería Acústica

Qualification requirements

60 minimum credits

Programme courses

Course NameYearPeriod
Acoustic Installations and Tests 1st Year 2nd Semester
Basic Principles of Acoustic Engineering 1st Year 1st Semester
Control and Management of Environmental Noise 1st Year 2nd Semester
Electro-Acoustic Systems 1st Year 2nd Semester
Environmental Noise Projects and Action Plans 1st Year 2nd Semester
Instrumentation 1st Year 1st Semester
Master's Dissertation 1st Year 2nd Semester
Mathematical Methods in Acoustics 1st Year 1st Semester
Measurement and Analysis Techniques 1st Year 2nd Semester
Measuring and Evaluating Environmental Noise 1st Year 2nd Semester
Mechanical and Structural Vibrations 1st Year 2nd Semester
Noise Maps and Acoustic Mapping 1st Year 2nd Semester
Physical Acoustics 1st Year 1st Semester
Research Methodology 1st Year Yearly
Room Acoustics 1st Year 2nd Semester
Soundproofing 1st Year 2nd Semester
Vibrations in Building 1st Year 2nd Semester
Vibrations in Industry 1st Year 2nd Semester
Work Placement in companies or entities related to the Master's Dissertation 1st Year 2nd Semester


Specialisation name

– No Specialisation

Admission information

Access to Master’s Degree programmes is granted to holders of:
A.1. A Spanish official university degree.
A.2. A degree issued by a Higher Education institution from another European Higher Education Area Member State which allows access to Master Degree’s programmes in that State.
A.3. A degree from a non-EHEA education system, upon verification by the Spanish University that the aforementioned degree accredits an equivalent education level to that of a Spanish university degree and allows access to postgraduate programmes in the issuing country.
A.4. A Spanish Bachelor in Advanced Artistic Education.
A.5. Official Spanish university degrees of Diplomado, Arquitecto Técnico, Ingeniero Técnico, Licenciado, Arquitecto, Ingeniero, Graduado or Máster Universitario.

Specific admission requirements

Access to this Master’s degree programme is granted to holders of the following Spanish official university degrees, and to holders of equivalent degrees from other education systems:
– Graduados (Bachelor’s Degree) in Engineering.
– Graduados (Bachelor’s Degree) in Industrial Technology Engineering.
– Engineering and Technical Engineering.
– Architecture and Building Engineering.
– Licenciados or Graduados (Bachelor’s degree) in experimental degree programmes.

General regulations

Grading scale
In the Spanish university system, modules/courses are graded on a scale of 0 to 10 points with the following qualitative equivalence:
0-4,9: «suspenso»; 5-6,9: «aprobado»; 7-8,9: «notable»; 9-10: «sobresaliente». A special mention, «Matrícula de Honor» may be granted to up to 5% of the students in a group provided they have got a «sobresaliente». To pass a module/course is necessary to get at least 5 points.
In cases of recognition of ECTS, professional experience, cultural or sports activities, or student representation no grading will be recorded but, where appropriate, the word «Apto».


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