In order to access a doctoral programme at UPF, you need to have completed 300 ECTS credits, 60 of those have to correspond to an official graduate, research orientated master's programme.
Students holding one of the following degrees are not required to have completed a Master’s degree:

  • Spanish DEA (Diploma de Estudios Avanzados) according to  RD 778/1998
  • Suficiencia Investigadora according to RD185/1985
  • undergraduate degree of 300 ECTS credits (such as Medicine...)
  • undergraduate degrees with the equivalence to MECES level 3, according to RD 697/2014