Objectives and competences

Official Degree

Engineering Graduate in Eco-technology in Industrial Processes (Green Manufacturing)


240 ECTS

4 years


Galarreta (Orona Ideo)

Class size

40 places


Basque, Spanish, English



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Objectives and competencies

"You will develop more advanced and sustainable products that transform today’s society."

You will become essential for the company, as you will contribute to make it more sustainable and save on costs and resources whilst develop cutting-edge products or services that are much more competitive and environmentally sustainable.

The goal of this degree is to train you through learning by challenges, in which you will acquire knowledge on advanced technologies, processes and the use of different materials. You will be able to optimise the lifecycle of products, from their origin to the end of the process and the reuse of their materials, lowering costs and reducing their environmental impact.

Thus, for example, one of the challenges you might face will be to replace aluminium with bamboo in various bicycle components in order to assess the possibilities of using lighter and more environmentally sustainable materials.

Nevertheless, you will also have to face challenges related to sectors associated with pollution, such as the automotive industry. You must design an aerodynamic body with multimaterials and innovative manufacturing technologies.

In summary, this degree will enable you to:


Develop sustainable manufacturing processes

You will get to know all the technical manufacturing processes and be able to analyse and modify them in order to save costs and improve resource management.

Provide solutions to environmental problems in the industry

You will be able to detect future needs in ecological matters, from both a technological and economic standpoint, as well as in terms of social impact.


Achieve a cleaner environment

You will learn to recognise and select the best technologies available for the treatment of water and industrial emissions.


Select technologies and materials with a low environmental impact

You will be able to identify and select the best manufacturing method and materials used for each product whilst maximising their efficiency and minimising their impact.


The learning outcomes achieved in this degree are in line with Level 2 of the MECES (Spanish Framework of Higher Education Qualifications).

Students who meet the requirements set out in Decree 47/2012 of 3 April on ‘Recognition of official studies carried out in the Basque Country and exemption from accreditation with degrees and linguistic certificates in the Basque language’,you will be able to obtain exemption from accreditation of the level equivalent to C1 (EGA).


Requirements for studying Eco-technology in Industrial Processes Engineering

  •   I fight for a cleaner and greener world
  •   I am skilled in handling new technologies
  •   I am attracted to everything related to ecology applied to the industry


  •   I am good at maths and physics
  •   I organise my ideas well before making decisions
  •   I like to work in a group in order to achieve a common goal.


If you identify with those statements, this degree may be perfect for you, as it combines facets of the world of technology and sustainability to design and produce the sustainable innovation processes and products that will change the world where we live.

Access requirements to the Degree in Engineering in Ecotechnologies in Industrial Processes


Degree subjects

  • Materials science
  • Simulation of multiphysical processes
  • Environmental optimisation of processes
  • Lifecycle analysis
  • Electronics and instrumentation
  • Power generation systems
  • Treatment technologies


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Carreer opportunities of the degree in engineering of ecotechnologies in industrial processes 

These are some of the tasks that you can develop in your job:

  • Designing sustainable manufacturing processes
  • Designing reliable and green products
  • Choosing or developing sustainable materials
  • Improving the use of resources
  • Extending the lifecycle of products
  • Reducing the environmental impact of the industry

Employment opportunities from the degree