Technological developments have favored the emergence of smart cities, which are more sustainable and offer substantial improvements over traditional cities. In this advanced master’s degree, we give you the keys to constructing intelligent infrastructures, in an intensive and complete specialization"  


Cities are becoming larger and more populated, so the demands of their inhabitants in terms of infrastructure are also greater. In recent years, technological developments have led to the creation of intelligent infrastructures, which has given rise to the concept of smart cities, highly technological cities that rely on information and communication technologies to increase their efficiency and offer intelligent infrastructures that facilitate the quality of life of their inhabitants. 

In this context, Civil Engineering professionals play a fundamental role, as they must be able to adapt their projects to the technological benefits that allow the creation of this type of infrastructure. In addition, these have the advantage of being highly digitized, which also facilitates the rehabilitation and renovation processes, since they have a large amount of digitized analytical data that allow faster and more efficient solutions. 

In this advanced master’s degree in Intelligent Infrastructures , we offer you a quality educational program, with a complete program aimed at professionals in this field who wish to learn about the latest technologies that can be applied to their daily work. Throughout this specialization, the student will learn all of the current approaches to the different challenges posed by their profession.An important step that will become a process of improvement, not only professionally, but also personally. Additionally, at TECH we have a social commitment: to help highly qualified professionals to specialize and to develop their personal, social and professional skills throughout the course of their studies.  

This program not only takes you through the theoretical knowledge it offers, but also shows you another way of studying and learning, more organic, simpler and more efficient. TECH works to keep you motivated and to create in the student a passion for learning, and encourages you to develop critical thinking.   

This advanced master’s degree is designed to give you access to the specific knowledge of this discipline in an intensive and practical way. A great value for any professional. Furthermore, as it is a 100% online specialization, the student decides where and when to study. Without the restrictions of fixed timetables or having to move between classrooms, this course can be combined with work and family life.  

 A high level scientific program, supported by advanced technological development and the teaching experience of the best professionals"

This advanced master’s degree in Intelligent Infrastructures contains the most complete and up-to-date scientific program on the market. The most important features of the program include:

  • The latest technology in online teaching software   
  • A highly visual teaching system, supported by graphic and schematic contents that are easy to assimilate and understand    
  • Practical cases presented by practising experts   
  • State-of-the-art interactive video systems   
  • Teaching supported by remote learning    
  • Continuous updating and retraining systems   
  • Autonomous learning: full compatibility with other occupations   
  • Practical exercises for self-evaluation and learning verification 
  • Support groups and educational synergies: questions to the expert, debate and knowledge forums
  • Communication with the teacher and individual reflection work  
  • Content that is accessible from any, fixed or portable device with an Internet connection 
  • Supplementary documentation databases are permanently available, even after the course

A program created for professionals who aspire to excellence that will allow you to acquire new skills and strategies in a smooth and effective way"

Our teaching staff is made up of practicing professionals. In this way, we ensure that we provide you with the up-to-date training we are aiming for. A multidisciplinary staff of trained and experienced professionals from a variety of environments, who will develop theoretical knowledge in an efficient manner, but above all, will put at the service of specialization the practical knowledge derived from their own experience.   

This command of the subject is complemented by the effectiveness of the methodological design of this advanced master’s degree. Developed by a multidisciplinary team of e-learning experts, it integrates the latest advances in educational technology. In this way, you will be able to study with a range of easy-to-use and versatile multimedia tools that will give you the operability you need in your specialization. 

The design of this program is based on Problem-Based Learning, an approach that conceives learning as a highly practical process. To achieve this remotely, TECH will use telepractice. With the help of an innovative interactive video system, and learning from an expert, you will be able to acquire the knowledge as if you were actually dealing with the scenario you are learning about. A concept that will allow you to integrate and fix learning in a more realistic and permanent way.   

 A program created for professionals who aspire to excellence, allowing them to acquire new skills and strategies in a fluid and effective manner" 


A deep and comprehensive look at the most important Intelligent Infraestructures strategies and approaches"


Our objective is to educate highly qualified professionals for the working world. An objective that is comprehensively complemented with the promotion of human development which lays the foundations for a better society. This objective is focused on helping professionals reach a much higher level of expertise and control. A goal that they will be able to achieve thanks to a highly intensive and detailed course.   


If your goal is to improve your performance in your profession, to acquire a qualification that will enable you to compete among the best, then look no further: welcome to TECH”    

General Objectives

  • Recognize Smart City projects as particular cases of Digitalization Projects through platforms, to know their main particularities and the state of the art of these projects in an international context
  • Value the two essential elements in any smart city project, data as the main asset and the citizen as the main motivator of such projects
  • Analyze, in depth, the different technologies and models to address the digital transformation of cities and understand the advantages and opportunities that a model based on integration platforms offers
  • Delve into the general architecture of Smart Cities Platforms and the applicable reference legislation, using international standards
  • Identify the role that new digital technologies play in the construction of the smart city model: LPWAN, 5G, Cloud y Edge Computing, IoT, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence 
  • Know in detail the functionalities of the different layers that constitute the digital platforms for cities: support, acquisition, knowledge, and interoperability layer  
  • Differentiate between digital government services and smart services in cities, the possibilities of integration between both worlds and the resulting new services for citizens and public administration services
  • Differentiate the two types of solutions offered within the smart cities intelligent services layer: vertical solutions and cross-cutting solutions 
  • Carry out an in-depth breakdown of the main vertical solutions of application in cities: waste management, parks and gardens, parking, public transportation management, urban traffic control, environment, security and emergencies, water consumption and energy management
  • Know in detail the cross-cutting solutions of the smart services layer that can be implemented in smart cities projects
  • Delve into the difference between city management and territorial management, and identify their main challenges and lines of activity
  • Acquire the necessary skills and knowledge for the design of technological solutions in the fields of tourism, home care, agriculture, ecosystemic spaces and urban service provision
  • Have a global perspective of Smart Cities Projects, identifying the most useful tools in each of the project phases
  • Recognize the keys to success and how to deal with the possible difficulties that a Smart City Project may present
  • Identify the main trends and paradigms that will serve as leverage for the future transformation of Smart Cities
  • Conceptually design plans and solutions aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals of the 2030 Agenda
  • Acquire new knowledge in civil engineering and infrastructures
  • Acquire new skills in terms of new technologies, latest machinery and software, knowledge of next steps and recycling 
  • Extrapolate this knowledge to other sectors of the industry, focusing on those fields that require more trained and qualified personnel year after year 
  • Process the data generated in civil engineering activities through the BIM environment, a mandatory reality for the design, construction, management and operation of infrastructures

Specific Objectives

  • Delve into the evolution of Smart Cities, what have been the main changes that have led to the need to create Smart Cities and what are the challenges we face
  • Understand how digital platforms work, and their different fields of action (industry, education, energy)
  • Carry out an exhaustive analysis of two of the key axes in the definition of Smart Cities Projects: data as a lever and the citizen as a motivating element of the projects
  • Differentiate, according to the size of impact, the Smart City, Territory and Campus Projects
  • Have an overview of the status and differences in the approach to Smart Cities projects around the world
  • Acquire the main knowledge to apply the methodology and tools necessary to implement a Smart City Strategic Plan and to develop the necessary tools to implement a Smart City Strategic Plan
  • Analyze in depth different technologies and models to address the Smart Transformation of Cities
  • Distinguish between the advantages and disadvantages of the different Smart City Models and their main applications 
  • Understand and conceptualize the paradigm of the Integration Platform Model, the benefits it brings and its fundamental role in the design of cities
  • Understand the differences between technology models based on open source technology and licensed models
  • Delve into the phases of a Global Smart Cities Project, its transformation and the generation of new value-added services as a lever for socio-economic growth  
  • Discuss in detail the general architecture of Smart Cities platforms and the applicable reference standards
  • Identify the enabling elements of the platform that, although outside its reference architecture, are essential for its operation  
  • Carry out an in-depth breakdown of the support layer services and understanding of how they work and interact with the rest of the architecture 
  • Know in detail the functionalities of the acquisition layer and the different acquisition strategies depending on the type of data to be incorporated in the Smart City
  • Know in detail the knowledge layer and the capabilities that enable Smart Cities 
  • Understand the importance of data modeling to make the data understandable by the platform, enabling operations to be performed on it
  • Understand what types of analytics can be performed on the data and which are the most appropriate depending on the expected results
  • Delve into data warehousing technology capabilities and the benefits of each one 
  • Know in depth the data exposure capabilities enabled by the interoperability layer, from those oriented to data exposure to those that allow the creation of applications and feed external systems
  • Conduct an exhaustive analysis of the history of digital government at the international level and the different initiatives that exist to promote it 
  • Differentiate in a clear way the classic digital government processes and the services offered by a smart city
  • Integrate e-government services in a Smart City and the benefits it brings to citizens 
  • Identify the so-called city services 4.0, Such as the city government scorecard and the new citizen crm 
  • Know in detail the Smart City services layer and distinguish between vertical solutions and cross-cutting solutions  
  • Identify the main areas of urban management, their competencies and their management models
  • Differentiate between vertical monitoring, operation and management solutions 
  • Identify specific use cases in which technology contributes to streamline and make urban services more efficient
  • Integration of the different urban services for a Smart City management through the knowledge of a specific area  
  • Differentiate the cross-cutting solutions of the intelligent services layer and distinguish between the different cross-cutting solution groups 
  • Delve into cross-cutting solutions that integrate new ways of communication with the citizen or with the elements of the city
  • Know in detail the cross-cutting solutions that focus on the improvement of cross-cutting areas of the city such as mobility, urban planning and social policies  
  • Know in depth the cross-cutting solutions that focus on the availability of information, to different stakeholders of the city, the citizen, the municipal managers, the study and research centers and the business and economic network
  • Learn about internal and external city objects, how they generate data and how they are integrated within a Smart City and new urban planning systems by analyzing vulnerabilities and strengths and integrating all Smart City information systems 
  • Differentiate between city management and territorial management, as well as identifying their main challenges and lines of activity
  • Understand the urban vertical service delivery model through a multi-entity platform model available to different administrative groupings   
  • Analyze the degree of maturity of a tourist destination and design an integral solution through the combination of different market technologies
  • Propose advanced use cases of recurrent presential services through new digital channels that favor the integrated aging of society
  • Design territorial resilience models to strengthen its structure and improve its mechanisms for anticipating and recovering from any type of impact   
  • Identify the existing ecosystem of actors in the cities and the need for their integration in Smart Cities projects
  • Delve into the different sources of financing for Smart Cities projects, from the most classic to the public-private partnership (ppp) models
  • Perform a comprehensive analysis of the most useful tools in the implementation of Smart Cities projects at different stages of the project  
  • Recognize the keys to success and how to deal with the possible difficulties that a Smart City project may present
  • Know the stages of engineering project development  
  • Know in detail the latest it tools available in the market for the optimization of resources for project writing
  • Study the current regulatory framework  
  • Know the tools for the realization of project pre-designs in order to determine solutions with potential clients
  • Acquire the skills for the analysis and use of documents provided by other companies for the drafting of the project 
  • Approach to the latest technologies for the collection of field data necessary for the drafting of the project  
  • Understand the BIM environment for project drafting 
  • Analyze the types of existing contracts in the civil engineering world 
  • Gain knowledge of the analysis of the solvency of each company
  • Acquire skills for the elaboration of technical and economic offers  
  • Study the use of the most appropriate software for the preparation of bids 
  • Delve into the figure of the contract manager
  • Prepare the necessary processes for the administrative start-up of a construction site and the latest developments in this regard
  • Know the documents in the field of health and safety, environmental measures and waste management necessary for the development of the work  
  • Have the necessary knowledge for the correct implementation of the auxiliary site installations  
  • Be familiar with the internationalization of the company in which the student works 
  • Learn the current regulations in the field of health and safety   
  • Have the necessary guidelines for the drafting and management of the necessary health and safety documents: ESS and MSS  
  • Have an overview of those involved in the health and safety organigram of the worksite  
  • Get trained on the documentation that will be generated at the construction site 
  • Develop the latest tools available for documentation management 
  • Learn about on site operations in order to take the necessary actions to ensure the safety of workers and their health
  • Develop the PACMA document 
  • Elaborate the test plan  
  • Perform waste management during the execution of the work 
  • Develop knowledge of the latest machinery available for the execution of earthworks 
  • Teach the student in earthworks construction processes for linear works 
  • Learn about the necessary analysis, prior to the beginning of the works, in terms of hydrology and hydraulics to optimize the drainage of the work  
  • Learn about the analysis of the existing geotechnics for the optimization of the existing foundations   
  • Analyze the different types of structures that exist in linear works such as underpasses, overpasses and viaducts  
  • Have knowledge about the necessary signaling for the execution of the linear work  
  • Develop the type of signaling installed in different types of railway projects (ERTMS)  
  • Learn about the track devices available on the market
  • Teach the student on the environmental legislation in force in order to undertake a linear work
  • Learn about the wide range of hydraulic works in the field of civil engineering 
  • Know the appropriate machinery and construction processes for gravity and pressure pipeline works  
  • Approach to the special parts existing in the market for application in pipeline works 
  • Learn about in the peculiarities, adequate machinery and construction processes of canals and dams  
  • Know the peculiarities, adequate machinery and construction processes of channeling works  
  • Know the peculiarities, suitable machinery and construction processes of WWTP, DWTP and irrigation works  
  • Knowledge of maritime climate theory  
  • Execute works in ports
  • Make vertical dikes
  • Make breakwater dikes  
  • Know the beach dynamics  
  • Know the beach balance profiles  
  • Execute works on the coast  
  • Develop understanding of the dredging sector  
  • Gain knowledge of the machinery and construction processes in the dredging sector  
  • Develop understanding of issues related to the particularities of the execution of airport works from a technical and airport operations point of view 
  • Approach to the development of works in the industrial and renewable energy sectors  
  • Present the latest trends in the field of R+D+I
  • Get trained in the industrialization sector of the civil works sector  
  • Know the figure of the project management professional
  • Learn about project management from the time, organization, economic and human resources perspectives 
  • Have the necessary training to improve the professional's communication with customers and suppliers 
  • Acquire the skills for the correct purchasing management 
  • Analytical capacity to optimize results in the development of each project 
  • Know the appropriate software tools for the planning, follow-up and closure of works. 
  • Prepare the necessary documentation for the preparation of the settlement and closing of the work
  • Learn how to carry out the general measurements of the work  
  • Know the latest tools available to perform field measurements 
  • Develop knowledge of the methods for closing nonconformities opened during the course of the work  
  • Detect and create conflicting prices
  • Learn skills in negotiating for the discussion with the client for the economic closing of the work  
  • Monitor and open additional files to that of the work itself, such as the price revision 
  • Perform an in-depth study of maintenance and conservation contracts
  • Draft bids for maintenance and conservation contracts, both from a technical and economic point of view
  • Learn how to carry out maintenance tasks
  • Coordinate human and machinery teams for the optimal development of the conservation and maintenance contract
  • Know the ins and outs of road, rail and port conservation and maintenance  
  • Have the guidelines for the economic management of the contract
  • Delve into the specific machinery for maintenance and conservation tasks on roads and railways
  • Know the infrastructure repair sector  
  • Know the necessary guidelines for the realization of inventories of infrastructures susceptible to repair, applying the latest technologies such as drones for the analysis of infrastructures  
  • Know which are the new informatics tools for the decision-making process of action in some infrastructures or others  
  • Study the pathologies that can be found in bridges and tunnels
  • Learn about infrastructure fault monitoring both from the point of view of data collection in the field and from the point of view of data processing  
  • Know the methods for the execution of the repair work itself 
  • Carry out a review of the equipment necessary to perform this type of repair work 
  • Identify the state of maturity and level of service transformation in the cities 
  • Understand the value of data and the importance of establishing a data governance strategy through a public management entity  
  • Analyze different city management models from the generation of an ecosystem of solutions and use cases from the combination of multiple sectorial platforms    
  • Define new use cases that help cities become more agile, flexible and resilient to chronic stresses or acute shocks that may weaken their structure 
  • Conceptually design plans and solutions aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals of the 2030 Agenda

 Our objective is very simple: to offer you quality specialized education, with the best teaching methods currently, so that you can reach new heights of excellence in your profession"   

Advanced Master's Degree in Smart Infrastructures


The smart city or smart city is a concept that is developing as technological developments allow revolutionizing the dynamics and traditional operation of urban centers. Through the incorporation of state-of-the-art tools and interconnected platforms that allow to manage more efficiently the services and needs of their inhabitants, smart infrastructure projects bet on issues such as the fluid communication of urban fabrics (institutions, companies and citizens), the optimization of public systems such as transportation and water and energy resources, and the storage and processing of information to address, solve and promote the development of cities. At TECH Technological University we developed the Advanced Master's Degree in Intelligent Infrastructures, a postgraduate course designed with the purpose of providing you with the most updated knowledge, skills and strategies in the applied study of digitization projects through engineering platforms.

Specialize in Smart City projects


If your goal is to improve in your profession, acquire a qualification that will provide you with greater opportunities and stand out through excellence, this program is for you. Our Advanced Master's Degree will give you access to the most important topics in this discipline, from a general look at the smart city paradigm to its design and engineering processes, including building and general architecture models, procurement, knowledge and interoperability layers, and contracting and pre-construction phases. You will also analyze issues such as digital governance, vertical and transversal solutions for the management of urban services, smart territory, among other aspects. If you want to advance your career goals, studying at the largest engineering school in the world can be the first step to achieve it.