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Applications and Technologies for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Drones)

12 months
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4150 EUR/year
1660 EUR/year
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About

The master's degree in Applications and Technologies for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Drones) at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, new for the 2017-2018 academic year, provides specialised training in the applications of drones, including technical aspects (the selection of platforms and instruments) and legal and economic aspects (applicable regulations and business opportunities).

Overview

On this Applications and Technologies for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Drones) master's degree at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, you will learn:

  • to devise new applications for drones;
  • to choose the most suitable platforms for drones depending on their application;
  • to integrate the equipment needed for a mission, such as sensors and cameras, into the platforms and to develop any other additional components needed for integration; and
  • to turn the applications of drones into feasible and profitable businesses.

You will learn all of the above while working in a company or research group on a project that makes up 75% of the workload of the master's degree.

Graduates of the master's degree will be qualified to join any company that is devoted to developing industrial solutions based on drones.

Career opportunities

  • Graduates of the master's degree will be qualified to join any company that is devoted to developing and selling industrial solutions based on unmanned aerial vehicles.

Generic competencies

Generic competencies are the skills that graduates acquire regardless of the specific course or field of study. The generic competencies established by the UPC are capacity for innovation and entrepreneurship, sustainability and social commitment, knowledge of a foreign language (preferably English), teamwork and proper use of information resources.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Unmanned Aircraft
  • Payload
  • System Integration in RPAS
  • Airspace Structure and Regulation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

Partially taught in English

Credits

60 ECTS

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

  • Students from the education systems of EU member states or any other country that has signed a reciprocity agreement with Spain may apply for admission directly, without the need to sit the PAU, provided they meet the academic requirements in force in their own education systems to attend university.
  • These students must have adequate knowledge of the language in which the courses will be taught. The Spanish National Distance Education University (UNED) is responsible for verifying these admission requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4150 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4150 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1660 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1660 EUR for the full programme during 12 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

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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