Master Organization and Certification Issued

The Master is conceived as a transversal and multidisciplinary course in which theoretical lessons, specialist subjects, case studies, technical visits and internships are integrated. The Master is a full time course lasting one year.

During the first six months the students will attend theoretical lessons (divided in three areas: technical, technological and administrative), seminars and will take part in technical visits in laboratories and construction sites. During the following six months the students will have the opportunity of participating in internships/projects in different companies, under the supervision of professors and professionals operating in the tunneling sectors. All participants will have access to the course material, in English, that will be uploaded on an online platform and it will remain available until the final exam.

THEORETICAL LESSON 400 h (March 2019 –June 2019)
INDIVIDUAL STUDY 1100 h
INTERNSHIP 480 h (Sept 2019 – Jan 2020)
TECHNICAL VISITS 40 h
PROJECT WORK 120 h

Mid-term test

During the mid-tem test (September 2019) the participants will present and discuss the classworks and homeworks developed during the course.

Final exam 

The course ends with a final project (project work) corresponding to 5 ECTS. The project work consists in the presentation of a work/project carried out during the Master course or the internship and in the discussion of the stage activity. The final exam must be passed within eight months after the end of the Master.

Certification

After completing the course and on passing the final exam, the 2nd level  (specializing) “Master in Tunnel Engineering” certification will be issued in English, with the achievement of 60 ECTS.