Computer Vision, M.Sc.

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This Computer Vision master from Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona has been designed to join the research expertise of four Barcelona universities to offer the students an updated program of methods and foundations of an emerging technology as it is computer vision, whose impact is increasing in a wide range of intelligent systems.
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  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding


Those interested in enrolling in this master's degree can apply for one of the grants offered by the Catalunya-La Pedrera Foundation for graduates enrolling in master's degrees. A total of 5,000 Euros is offered in one enrolment aid for this master's degree. To apply you must have an excellent student record, a Spanish passport and you must enrol in the course full-time.

This Computer Vision master degree program from Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona attempts to tackle the need for qualified personnel in this field, since computer vision is becoming a fundamental component in multiple systems, such as assisting medical diagnosis and cirurgy, car driving, quality control and surveillance applications, or improving interfaces for multimedia data access.

The master as a whole is coordinated by UAB (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), and program has been designed jointly with UOC (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya), UPC (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya) and UPF (Universitat Pompeu Fabra). Researchers from all 4 universities are participating in this program.

Career options

This master's degree provides skills and expertise that can be used in many fields, allows theoretical knowledge to be quickly applied and produces multidimensional engineering professionals who can work with many systems of various applications, such as image retrieval from content, interpretation and automatic annotation of videos, extracting three-dimensional information from different views and improving the appearance of the image content. It is a technological field that requires highly-trained personnel and is of rapidly increasing scientific interest.

Teaching timetable


Programme Structure

  • Video Analysis
  • Computational Learning for Computer Vision
  • Dissemination of Research
  • Introduction to Human and Computational Vision
  • Research Methods and Technology Transfer
  • Optimisation and Inference for Computer Vision
  • Visual Recognition
  • Master's dissertation
  • 3D Vision

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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Academic Requirements


Access to this master's degree is open to holders of an official bachelor's degree from a Spanish university or from another higher education institution within or outside the European Higher Education Area, provided this gives access to postgraduate studies in the country of issue.

Admission requirements
  • Hold qualifications as an engineer in Information Technologies or Telecommunications, or a degree in Mathematics or Physics.
  • Technical engineers in Information Technologies or Telecommunications with a high motivation for research may also be admitted.
  • You may be admitted with other qualifications, or qualifications equivalent to Computer Engineering obtained abroad, with prior evaluation of your academic record. If your qualifications are in subjects that are very different from those in this programme, you will need to take an adaptation year to reach the minimum level of knowledge in this area.
Selection criteria
  • Weighted student record: up to 4 points.
  • Studies in fields related to the master's degree: up to 2 points.
  • Professional or research experience, or integration into the labour market: up to 2 points.
  • English skills: up to 2 points.
  • Your reasons for being interested in the master'sdegree and research: up to 1 point.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 4500 International
  • EUR 2766 EU/EEA
  • Price: 46.11€ per credit (EU citizens and non-EU holding a Spanish residence permit).
  • 75€ per credit (non-EU citizens who do not hold a Spanish residence permit).
Price: Please check with the academic management service of the teaching centre in which the master's degree is offered.


Those interested in enrolling in this master'sdegree can apply for one of the grants offered by the CatalunyaCaixa Social Work for graduates enrolling in master's degrees. A total of 5,000 Euros is offered in one enrolment aid for this master'sdegree. To apply you must have an excellent student record, a Spanish passport and you must enrol in the course full-time. For more information please contact the master'sdegree coordinator.

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