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The RD1393/2007 of 29 October, modify by Royal Decree 861/2010 of 2 July, which establishes the planning of official university studies in Spain, indicates that the education leading to the Master’s degree concludes with the preparation and public defense of a Master’s degree final project, which will take place between 6 and 30 credits in accordance with the established by the corresponding curriculum.

The regulation of the Universitat de València establishes the following aspects:


The Master’s degree final project will consist in making a working memory or project supervised by an academic tutor in which it is manifested the knowledges and skills acquires by the student throughout the degree.
These projects must be completed autonomously and personally by students.
Projects must be in accordance with that stipulated in the qualification official explanatory report.
Each master’s degree Academic Coordinating Committee may establish specific guidelines and set evaluation criteria to attempt to homogenise the formulation and evaluation of master’s degree final projects.

Project assignment and academic tutor 

The subject of the project is to be determined by agreement between the student and his or her tutor. At all events, the Academic Coordinating Committee shall organise and guarantee the allocation of a subject and a tutor to all students registered

Registration and convocation:

The registration for the final project will be made in the ordinary period in accordance with what is established in the academic calendar year. The registration for the final project will be entitled to two official announcements of examination in the academic year.
The final master will have two calls per year and several periods of defence.
  • For the first call the following defence periods are established:
  • From 1 October to 30 November;
  • From 1 December to January 31;
  • From 1 February to 31 March;
  • From 1 April to 31 May;
  • From 1 June to 25 July.
  • For the second call a defence period is established:
  • From 1 to September 25

Assessment committee:

Each assessment committee is composed of three members of the teaching staff from the teaching departments of the Master’s, appointed by the Academic Coordinating Committee.
The members will be doctors, except in those degrees in which is expressly authorised by the Postgraduate Studies Committee.
In any case, the supervisor of the Master’s Degree Final Project may be part of the assessment committee which assesses the student.
The Assessment Committee will issue a record for each defence of the Master’s Degree Final Project, in which should be specified the day and time of the event, the marks, as well as if the project has been proposed for matrícula de honor (A with distinctions). This document will be sent to the centre that keeps the academic records and this will be included in the academic record of the student.

Submission and format of projects

In the final stage of their study programme, students must submit their Master’s degree final project at the secretary office who is assigned to the Master for the purpose of administrative management.
The final projects must be submitted in the electronic format.
Prior to its public defence, the tutor must forward a report on the final project to the chairperson of the evaluating committee.
Positively evaluated papers will become part of the Universitat de València bibliographical corpus and, to this end, will be included in the UV digital repository (‘repositori de continguts digitals Roderic’) as a result of university academic output, whilst safeguarding copyrights and subject to the students’ prior consent. To this effect, a procedure shall be made available for submitting projects to the repositori by electronic means.

Defence and evaluation

Students must defend their master’s degree final project before the relevant evaluating committee under those conditions established by the master’s degree Academic Coordinating Committee.
Defence must be held in the course of the academic year for which the student registered.


Once the defence of final project, the assessment committee will constitute the qualifying committee and come to their qualification. It is scored numerically from 0.0 to 10.0 with a solo decimal. If the score is equal to or greater than 9.0, indicating further if the proposed honors.

Extraordinary Awards of the Master's Degree

The Government Council may give once a year extraordinary awards of the Master's degree to students that have completed their studies and meet the requirements demanded.

Legislative regulations

Consult the regulations on the development of the final project and awarding extraordinary prizes.