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, English

More info: programme website

Programme coordinator


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 Hidráulica Ambiental

Qualification requirements

60 minimum credits

Programme courses

Course NameYearPeriod
Biogeochemical Fluid Dynamics 1st Year 1st Semester
Biological Coupling and Computational Fluid Mechanics 1st Year 2nd Semester
Coastal Processes and Coast Evolution 1st Year 2nd Semester
Data Processing and Visualisation 1st Year 2nd Semester
Dynamic Processes in Geophysical Fluids 1st Year 2nd Semester
Erosion and Geomorphology 1st Year 2nd Semester
Experimental Techniques 1st Year 2nd Semester
Fluid Motion Around Vehicles 1st Year 2nd Semester
Foundations and Applied Methods in Environmental Hydraulics 1st Year 1st Semester
Hydrological Processes 1st Year 2nd Semester
Integrated Management of Ports and Coastal Areas 1st Year 2nd Semester
Integrated Planning and Sustainable Management of Water Resources 1st Year 2nd Semester
Integrated River Basin Management 1st Year 2nd Semester
Management Techniques and Models 1st Year 2nd Semester
Master's Dissertation 1st Year 2nd Semester
Navigation and Optimisation 1st Year 2nd Semester
Numerical Simulation of Geophysical Fluids 1st Year 2nd Semester
Planning and Management 1st Year 2nd Semester
Propulsion and Control 1st Year 2nd Semester
Transport and Mixing in the Continental Shelf and Coastal and Transitional Areas 1st Year 2nd Semester


Specialisation name

– Integral Management Of Ports and Coastal Zones
– Integral Management Of River Basins
– Vehicle Aero-Hydrodynamics
– Management Of Acuatic Ecosystems
– Geophysical Flows

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.

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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