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What is the admission process like at Deusto?

Steps to follow to submit your application

If you want to study a master's degree at the University of Deusto next academic year, check here the details of the admission process for the 2021-2022 academic year:

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Application period

  • From 15 March to 31 May

Below are the steps to follow from the moment you choose the master's degree you wish to study until you enrol:

1. Prepare the supporting documents and submit an ONLINE application for admission

PLEASE NOTE: If you wish to opt for official and UD’s own degree programmes, you must complete two applications for admission, one for each type. You may apply for up to 3 postgraduate courses for each programme type, in order of preference.

Supporting documents required:

1. A valid Identification Document

2. Marks obtained in the entry qualifications (Bachelor's degree, Licenciatura, Diploma, Technical Engineering degree or equivalent qualification) up to the time of application.

  • Those who had conducted these studies at the University of Deusto can attach the transcript downloaded from the Virtual Office/Extranet.
  • To apply for admission to Deusto’s own degree programmes, please check the supporting documents required for each programme on each programme's website.

3. Motivation letter

4. Curriculum Vitae, with a photocopy of the relevant supporting documents.

5. Certification of competence in a foreign language (and/or Spanish) required in the programme, if applicable. A photocopy.

6. Degree certificates issued by foreign universities: Certificate issued by the university or competent body, accrediting that the degree certificate obtained is valid for access to Master’s programmes in the country where it was issued. 

How to apply online

2. Personal interview

If the master's degree you have chosen requires a personal interview, the master's degree director will call you for a personal interview to assess your application.

3. Decisions

You will receive the assessment of your choices in order of preference by email.

However, before receiving the email and, as each of the options is considered, you can check the status of your application at:

4. Pre-enrolment

Students will receive detailed information on the steps required for pre-enrolment once a positive decision has been made on your application.

As there is a limited number of places in the degree programmes, the University of Deusto has established the “Pre-enrolment requirement” system for all Master's degree programmes. This system ensures your place in the degree programme you have been admitted to by making a deposit on account, which will later be debited from the official fees. This amount will be deducted from the total value of the master's degree at the time of enrolment.

5. Enrolment

You will receive an email with your letter of admission that will indicate the dates on which you can enrol, always by appointment.