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Procedure: Validation of credits (MSc programmes) Print

Validation of credits performed in other study plan are taken into account in the MSc programme. Procedure is as follows: 

Previous information

Completing this procedure is possible to validate credits performed in other official study plan. These credits will be automatically taken into account in the student's academic background of the MSc programme.
Students can also recognize credits in university courses leading to the award of certain degrees and work experience and accredited professional if: 

  • relates to the skills of the Master
  • it provides internships


 About validation of credits:

  • credits need to be performed in study plans of other degrees
  • credits already recognized, validated or adapted in studies of origin are not for validation in a MSc programme
  • Master's Thesis can not be validated
  • credits from a Bachelor degree or first cycle of the current structure that has given access to Master (Diploma, Technical Architect or Engineer) can not be validated

Refer to the Academic Regulations for Master's Degrees check related links

Not available links in English can be check out on the Catalan version



General request

Pre-validation form (MSc Polymers and Biopolymers)

Pre-validation form (MSc
  • Biomedical Engineering)

Pre-validation form (MSc
  • Chemical Process Engineering)


Related procedures

Academic certification

Study plan at Home University

Changing the enrollment

  Further information

Academic regulations for MSc programmes (NAMU)

Validation table (MSc Logistics, Transport and Mobility)

Resolution lists


Academic and administrative calendar
Request for validation of credits
How: submit the specific form "General request" and the following documents

Documents needed with the request:
  • Copy of the academic qualifications of Home University
  • Copy of the study plan at Home University
  • Copy of the syllabus of each course at Home University
  • Pre-validation form for each MSc programmes
  • To validate credits concerning professional experience, it is necessary to attach:
    • Professional experience certificate
    • Working plan issued by the company (responsabilities and duration of the contract)

Request period (check the calendar for specific dates):
  • Autumn semester: July and September
  • Spring semester: December and the first two weeks of January

Fees:  it is necessary to pay the regular fees by credit card at SIAE. If you prefer to pay by cash, you can do it in any Banc office (La Caixa, Catalunya Caixa o BSCH-Xarxa BCH)

Provisional resolution
How: a provisional resolution will be published on this website

Period: check when requesting.
Changing the enrolled courses When the procedure is finished, the student needs to change his/her the enrolled courses in order to account the validated credits. Further information can be checked on the related links.