General information

Academic year: 2021/2022

Level: Bachelor

Type: Double Bachelor's Degree (PCEOG)

Length of programme (full time): 5 AÑOS

Mode of delivery: Face-to-face

Level of qualification: Graduado(a) (MECES level 2 - EQF level 6)

Model of study: Full-time (42-60 ECTS per school year)

More info: programme website

Language(s) of instruction Spanish


Main focus

The objectives of this Bachelor’s degree programme are the following:
1. Generate interest in Sociology among students.
2. Encourage reflection, provide students with the methods and techniques applied in the discipline, and promote critical analysis.
3. Familiarise students with the main theories of human society and social dynamics.
4. To be able to analyse the evolution, change, and transformation of societies.
5. To know the structure of society, the functions of social organisations, and the dynamics of social actors.
6. Acquire the knowledge and skills to do the following: (1) design and develop projects; (2) retrieve and correctly use secondary sources; (3) produce and analyse data; (4) use and interpret social indicators and social measurement instruments; (5) use computer applications.

The objectives of this Bachelor’s degree programme are the following:
1. Acquire specialized knowledge in political theory and practices in societies and institutions. This will strengthen and foster democracy since graduates will be able to use their knowledge of political science to contribute to the construction of public opinion, strengthen citizenship, and improve politics.
2. To use research techniques to investigate political issues, national government reform, public administrations, government systems, and the contexts in which this reform occurs.
3. To develop a variety of professional skills in consonance with the current needs of politics and the public administration within the scope of this degree programme in Political Science and Public Administration.
4. To analyse political, social, national, and international economic contexts with a critical but constructive mind. This knowledge will be acquired by learning how to formulate and defend arguments, as well as how to resolve problems in order to provide students with instruments that facilitate knowledge acquisition and research and foster learner autonomy.

Competences

1. Understand the concepts and generalisations regarding human society and its processes, history, and sociological theory. Graduates will also have an in-depth knowledge of the evolution of contemporary societies and their social and political movements. They will also be able to transmit concepts, problems, and perspectives.
2. Understand applied statistical techniques as well as methods and techniques of social research and demographic analysis.
3. Be able to plan and carry out research.
4. Be familiar with (i) relationships between population, resources, and the environment; (ii) the basic components of social inequalities and cultural differences; (iii) the psychology of human collectives and groups; (iv) culture, kinship, and habitat; (v) theories of power, legitimacy, and state; (vi) types of political organisation and their historical evolution; (vii) micro and macroeconomics.
5. Design and assess projects and programmes related to public policy, social intervention, and quality and satisfaction studies.
6. Implement and manage social services. Graduates will also be able to provide consulting services, and design and manage social networks, organisations, and institutions.
7. Mediate in crisis situations and social conflicts. Graduates will also be able to work with target populations in danger of social exclusion and in contexts affected by vulnerability factors and conflicts.
8. Manage human resources in organisations.

1. Identify the mainstream classical and contemporary theories as well as the principal theoretical approaches to Political Science and Administration.
2. Describe, explain, and analyse political systems, political institutions, and political administration, their structures and functions, within different contexts.
3. Analyse and interpret political processes from different perspectives including their historical, political, and social dimensions, and the behaviour of both political actors and citizens.
4. Identify the legal, economic, and financial framework of the activities carried out by the public administration.
5. Analyse international and European Union politics.
6. Analyse, design, implement, and evaluate public policies.
7. Apply the scientific method and social research techniques.
8. Use information and political communication technologies and analyse their impact on the political system.
9. Foment the development of multidimensional, integrated, and comprehensive approaches to Political Science and Administration.

Programme qualification

Name of title awarded in original language

Graduado o Graduada en Ciencias Políticas y de la Administración

Qualification requirements

– The student must prove the level B1, in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
– The student has to complete the ECTS credits of the study program distributed as follows:
Basic Formation (90 ECTS)
Obligatory (198 ECTS)
Optional (36 ECTS)
Practicum (6 ECTS)
Final degree project (12 ECTS)

Programme courses

Course Name Year Period
CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL AND POLITICAL HISTORY 1st Year 1st Semester
FUNDAMENTALS OF POLITICAL SCIENCE: CONCEPTS AND PERSPECTIVES 1st Year 1st Semester
FUNDAMENTALS OF POLITICAL SCIENCE: KEY PLAYERS AND PROCESSES 1st Year 2nd Semester
FUNDAMENTALS OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION SCIENCES 1st Year 1st Semester
FUNDAMENTALS OF SOCIAL WORK 1st Year 1st Semester
GENERAL SOCIOLOGY: INSTITUTIONS AND PROCESSES 1st Year 2nd Semester
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL CHANGE 1st Year 2nd Semester
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY: ACTION-INDIVIDUAL 1st Year 1st Semester
POLITICAL ECONOMICS 1st Year 2nd Semester
PRODUCTION TECHNIQUES FOR SOCIO-POLITICAL DATA 1st Year 2nd Semester
SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY 1st Year 2nd Semester
THEORY OF LAW 1st Year 1st Semester

Admission information

Access to Bachelor’s Degree programmes is granted to students with the following degrees/ diplomas or studies, or any other recognized as equivalent to these:
A.1. Spanish Bachiller, European Baccalaureate or International Baccalaureate.
A.2. Baccalaureate from European Union Member States’ education systems or other countries withinternational agreements.
A.3. Advanced Technician in Vocational Training, Advanced Technician in Plastic Arts and Design orAdvanced Technician in Sports Education, from the Spanish Education System.
A.4.Studies carried out in European Union Member States or in other countries with international reciprocal agreements which meet the academic requirements in those States to access their university studyprogrammes.
A.5. Official Spanish university degrees of Diplomado, Arquitecto Técnico, Ingeniero Técnico, Licenciado, Arquitecto, Ingeniero, Graduado or Máster Universitario.
A.6. Partial (foreign or Spanish) university studies.

Access to Bachelor’s Degree programmes is also possible for:
B.1. People over twenty-five after successfully passing a specific access test.
B.2. People over forty with work or professional experience related to a university field of knowledge.
B.3. People over forty-five after successfully passing a specific access test.

Likewise, access to Bachelor’s Degree programmes is granted to:
C.1. People meeting the requirements to enter university according to the Spanish Education Systemregulations prior to Ley Orgánica 8/2013, of December 9.

General regulations

Grading scale
In the Spanish university system, modules/courses are graded on a scale of 0 to 10 points with the following qualitative equivalence:
0-4,9: «suspenso»; 5-6,9: «aprobado»; 7-8,9: «notable»; 9-10: «sobresaliente». A special mention, «Matrícula de Honor» may be granted to up to 5% of the students in a group provided they have got a «sobresaliente». To pass a module/course is necessary to get at least 5 points.
In cases of recognition of ECTS, professional experience, cultural or sports activities, or student representation no grading will be recorded but, where appropriate, the word «Apto».

 

UGR Examination Regulations
https://docencia.ugr.es/sites/vic/docencia/public/inline-files/Normativa_de_evaluacion_y_calificacion_EN.pdf

 

More info on academic regulations at: 

https://ugrcat.ugr.es/en/about-ugr/#regulations

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