University of Barcelona

Production and Artistic Research

Recommended applicant profile and admission requirements

Recommended applicant profile

This master’s degree is aimed at graduates in Fine Arts and other graduates or diploma holders with studies related to artistic practices and their research and production.

This specific prior training also guarantees that the guidelines set by the Royal Decree establishing the Spanish Framework of Qualifications for Higher Education, MECES (RD1027 / 2011) can be fulfilled. These guidelines define master's degrees as those aimed at “the acquisition by the student of an advanced training, specialized or multidisciplinary, oriented to academic or professional specialization, or to the initiation in research work.”

Admission requirements

In accordance with Article 16 of Royal Decree 1393/2007, of 29 October, students wishing to be admitted to a university master's degree must hold one of the following qualifications:

  • Official Spanish university degree.

  • A degree issued by a higher education institution within the European Higher Education Area framework that authorizes the holder to access university master's degree courses in the country of issue.

  • A qualification issued by an institution outside the framework of the European Higher Education Area. In this case, applicants must request homologation of the degree to its equivalent official Spanish university qualification or obtain express approval from the University of Barcelona, which will conduct a study of equivalence to ensure that the degree is of a comparable level to an official Spanish university qualification and that it grants access to university master's degree study in the country of issue. Admission shall not, in any case, imply that prior qualifications have been recognized as equivalent to a Spanish master's degree and does not confer recognition for any purposes other than that of admission to the master's degree course.

Specific requirements

  • Llicenciatura degree/EHEA bachelor's degree in Fine Arts

  • Llicenciatura degree/EHEA bachelor's degree in Audiovisual Communication

  • Llicenciatura degree/EHEA bachelor's degree in Architecture

  • EHEA bachelor's degree in Design

  • EHEA bachelor's degree in Scenography