As general rule, for access to an official doctoral program, it will be necessary to be in possession of official Spanish Bachelor’s degrees, or equivalent, and University Master’s degrees.
Likewise, those who are in any of the following cases will be able to access:
Be in possession of an official Spanish university degree, or from another country that is a member of the European Higher Education Area, which enables access to a Master’s degree in accordance with the provisions of article 16 of Royal Decree 1393/2007, of October 29 and have passed a minimum of 300 ECTS credits in all official university studies, of which at least 60 must be at Master’s level.
Be in possession of an official Spanish Bachelor Degree, whose duration, according to community law regulations, is at least 300 ECTS credits. Said graduates must take the compulsory training complements required by the program, unless the study plan of the corresponding bachelor’s degree includes research training credits, equivalent in training value to research credits from Master’s studies.
University graduates who, after obtaining a place in training in the corresponding test for access to specialized health training places, have passed with a positive evaluation at least two years of training in a program to obtain the official degree of any of the specialties in Health Sciences.
Be in possession of a degree obtained in accordance with foreign educational systems, without the need for its homologation, after verification by the university that it accredits a level of training equivalent to that of the official Spanish Master’s degree and that it empowers in the country that issued the degree for access to doctoral studies. This admission will not imply, in any case, the homologation of the previous title that the interested party is in possession or its recognition for other purposes than that of access to doctoral studies.
Be in possession of another Spanish Ph.D. degree obtained in accordance with previous university regulations.
Doctoral students who have started their doctoral program in accordance with previous university regulations may access the doctoral studies regulated by RD 99/2011, upon admission in accordance with the provisions of the Regulations for doctoral studies of the University of Vigo. In any case, they must meet the general requirements established for access to doctoral studies regulated by RD 99/2011.
Graduates, Architects or Engineers who are in possession of the Advanced Studies Diploma obtained in accordance with the provisions of Royal Decree 778/1998, of April 30, or who achieve research sufficiency regulated in Royal Decree 185/1985, of January 23, may also gain access to the doctoral studies.
Graduates, Architects or Engineers who hold an official master’s degree in accordance with Royal Decree 56/2005 or Royal Decree 1393/2007, modified by Royal Decree 861/2010, or have passed 60 ECTS of official Master studies, may also gain access to the doctoral studies.
Graduates, Bachelor Engineers or Bachelor Architects who certify that they have passed 300 ECTS credits in all official university studies, of which at least 60 are at the University Master’s level, may also access doctoral studies.