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Academic requirements: Students must have successfully completed a minimum number of the total credits required for their degree.
  • Bachelor's degrees: 162 ECTS credits
  • Thesis deposits on bachelor's double degrees: 234 ECTS credits passed (246 ECTS credits in the case of thesis deposits for the bachelor's degree in Energy Engineering).
  • Master’s degrees (except AMASE): 30 ECTS credits
  • AMASE: 0 ECTS credits
  • incoming students: 0 ECTS scredits achieved
Teaching requirements: Students must have agreed the thesis supervision arrangements and the object of study with a professor.
  • DT-Double degree (choosing unique TFE):  
    • it's mandatory to have two PDI for academic direction and co-direction in order to cover the knowlegde of both degrees.
    • it cannot be carried out in a mobility programme


A-School An academic staff member affiliated with the EEBE Optional
B-Company  Linked to the signing of an external placement agreement An academic staff member affiliated with the EEBE Company tutor

C-University mobility


Linked to a period of mobility and a preliminary credit recognition agreement

Mobility: Assistant director of International Relations (R. Benítez)

EEIGM (Bachelor's degree): EEBE coordinator for the programme (A. Mateo)


D-Company mobility


Linked to a period of mobility at a company abroad An academic staff member affiliated with the EEBE Company tutor

Comments re: co-supervision: 

In the following cases, the co-supervisor must be identified (full name and national identification number) so that this information is on record in the thesis registration.

  • When the co-supervisor is someone external to the UPC.
  • When the co-supervisor is from a different department or a different school than the thesis supervisor.

Where to apply:

Person responsible for providing the information: The student

Deadline: Upon registering the thesis, and before the registration is approved by the supervisor.

If it is a Type-B thesis linked to the signing of an external placement agreement or a specific in-company placement agreement.

Final thesis registration procedure

Types: A, C and D:

Where to apply: e-Secretaria, “Projects”section

Deadline: See the final thesis calendar.

Objective: To complete the form with basic details concerning the final thesis, bearing in mind the information provided in the table above.

  • Degree
  • Description
  • Type: Select one of the options
  • Department: The thesis supervisor’s department
  • Thesis Supervisor
  • Co-supervisor (if applicable)
  • Secretary = the thesis supervisor.
  • Indicate whether the thesis is related to one to be completed by another student. If this is the case, please refer to the linked final thesis section before registering your thesis.


  • Students do not choose the chair or other members of the examination committee; indicate only the name of the thesis supervisor, the secretary and the co-supervisor (if applicable).
  • Information field: Do not exceed 900 characters (title, description and comments).
  • Registrations must be electronically approved by the thesis supervisor. (Students may not enrol for the thesis unless this step has been completed.)

Type B:

With an external curricular placement agreement: 

registration is not required. The agreement must be formalised via a Demana ticket (subject: Tramitació conveni TFE Empresa). Once it has been processed it will be registered automatically. 

The academic tutor for the placement (an EEBE professor) will supervise the final thesis.

With an employment contract or other conditions without a curricular placement agreement:

Students must submit the signed in-company placement agreement in the academic placements area of Academic Management.estades puntuals signat.

E-mail address: 

Once this has been done, the final thesis can be registered in the e-Secretaria (the same procedure as for types A, C and D).

Changes to registration details

Objective: To request the modification of final thesis registration details for theses that have been approved (and for which the student may have already enrolled).

Type of changes:

  • A change of title (whether the student has enrolled to defend their thesis in the ordinary session or the extension session, or has not yet enrolled).
  • A change of thesis topic, provided that the supervisor remains the same. (This is only possible before the end of the deposit period for the ordinary defence session, or if the student has not yet enrolled for the final thesis.)

Person responsible for applying: The final thesis supervisor (using their institutional e-mail address/UPC credentials).

Deadline: Before the start of the deposit period for the ordinary defence session. More information: See the final thesis calendar.

email: . Minimum details to include:

  • Personal details of the student (full name and national identification number if known).
  • Current title of the thesis.
  • New title of the final thesis
  • New description of the thesis.
  • If there have been any changes to project roles (co-supervisors), please provide the relevant details.  
Comments: Prior to the approval of the thesis registration by the supervisor, students may make changes directly in the e-Secretaria (thesis status = "Registered by the student").

    Withdrawal from a registered final thesis

    Objective: To enable a student and their thesis supervisor to withdraw from the commitment to complete/supervise a registered final thesis..

    Requirement: The status of the thesis may not be "Enrolled" or "Assessed".


    • Requirement: The student must contact their current thesis supervisor to agree their withdrawal from the final thesis before submitting a request.
    • Person responsible for applying: the supervisor of the final thesis (using their UPC institutional e-mail address/credentials)
    • email:  The thesis supervisor must identify the student and confirm their acceptance of the withdrawal request..
    Comments: Once the final thesis has been de-registered, the student will be able to complete a new thesis registration.


    Information: If the final thesis has been assessed and given a mark of “Absent” or "Fail", the thesis will be de-registered and the student will have to complete a new thesis registration.

    Reference: Section 6.8 of the EEBE Regulations for Bachelor's and Master's Theses.