Welcome to MAST!

This website provides you information about the Master in Aerospace Science and Technology of the UPC -Barcelona Tech. This Master's Degree gives you advanced training in the sciences and technology that are currently most widely used in the fields of aeronautics and space. The Master program includes the study of theoretical and practical groundwork, techniques, methods and processes of current use in aerospace research.


The whole program consists of a total of 60 ECTS credits distributed in two semesters of 30 credits each. Students may enrol the program in September (mostly recommended) or February. The distribution of credits between semesters is:

Fall semester:

        Compulsory courses: 10 ECTS

        Elective courses: 20 ECTS

Spring semester:

        Compulsory courses: 5 ECTS

        Elective courses: 10 ECTS

        Master Thesis: 15 ECTS

Students with a non-aerospace background might be requested to enrol 2 ECTS of Introduction to Space Systems Engineering.

Career prospects

Graduates from this Master's Degree will be experts qualified to work in:

 - University departments, institutes or research centres in order to produce a doctoral thesis.

 - R&D&I departments in industry in the aerospace field or similar.


Lectures are scheduled Monday to Friday morning and/or afternoon.


Lectures take place mainly at the UPC Campus in Castelldefels (Castelldefels School of Telecommunication and Aerospace Engineering).


This Master is organized by the UPC Castelldefels School of Telecommunication and Aerospace Engineering (EETAC) with the collaboration of the European Space Agency (ESA), the Centre National d'Études Spatiales (CNES), and the Centro para el Desarrollo Tecnológico Industrial (CDTI).

Official degree

This master's degree has been officially verified by the Ministry of Education of Spain. You will find more information here.