Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design and Product Development Engineering

Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design and Product Development Engineering

The bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design and Product Development Engineering taught at the UPC campus in Vilanova i la Geltrú qualifies you for multidisciplinary work in industrial design and product development. You will acquire the competencies you need to deal with knowledge management and sufficient design experience to be able to plan the entire life cycle of a product, with an emphasis on creativity and innovation.


What can I learn by taking the bachelor's degree in Industrial Design and Product Development Engineering on the UPC Vilanova Campus?

Product Design and Manufacture

Product Design and Manufacture

This complements the training acquired and increases knowledge of the most current tools for designing products, selecting the most appropriate materials and analysing how the components work, following a methodology based on real facts.

User-Centered Design and Inclusive Design

User-Centered Design and Inclusive Design

In this pathway, the relationship between designer, design and user is explored. You will study how to design to meet the needs, abilities and expectations of users and other stakeholders and how to incorporate these factors from conception to the final result.



Currently, many universities are committed to enhancing students' training in international university competition teams in which students must make their own pre-Moto3 design for electric motorcycles or single-seater vehicles.

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Acces information and curriculum of the Degree in Industrial Design and Product Development Engineering

4 years
Study load
240 ECTS credits (including the bachelor’s thesis). One credit is equivalent to 25-30 hours of study.
Minimum entrance mark (2023-2024 academic year)
Mornings and afternoons
Fees and grants
Approximate fees per academic year: €1,107 Consult the public fees system based on income (grants and payment options)
Official degree
Recorded in the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities’ degree register
Coordinator of the bachelor’s degree
Jasmina Berbegal Mirabent

Weighting of university entrance examinations (PAU)

Subject weighting table for the specific stage




Entrance routes and enrolment.

Validation of higher training cycles (CFGS)

Validation of higher training cycles (CFGS)

Legalisation of documents

All documents issued in countries outside the European Union must be legalised through diplomatic channels or carry the corresponding apostille.

Seventh semester

Eighth semester

  • Obligatory186 ECTS
  • Optional30 ECTS
  • bachelo's thesis24 ECTS

Check the recommendations for the order of enrollment of the subjects, as well as the semester in which teaching is offered. Semester 1 (Q1) runs from September to January and Semester 2 (Q2) runs from February to June.


Optional credits can be obtained by taking optional subjects or by other means.


Specific optional subjects of the Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Design and Product Development Engineering


Cross-curricular electives

  • Social Itinery
  • Teams itinerary
  • Internationalization Itinerary

If the 18 credits of the same itinerary are exceeded, an accrediting diploma will be issued, upon request to the SIAE, through the Demana.


Professional opportunities

Tutorial action on each degree is conceived as a service for students in which tutors guide, inform and advise them on how the University works and how it is regulated.

Their main functions are listed below.

In the Tutorial Action Plan, each student on each degree is assigned a tutor from the group of tutors for the corresponding stage:

Tutors for the initial stage teach in the first half of the degree and tutors for the final stage teach in the second half of the degree.

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