General information

Academic year: 2021/2022

Level: Bachelor

Type: Bachelor's Degree

ECTS Credits: 246

Length of programme (full time): 4 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


Programme coordinator

Name: FABIÁN, GARCÍA CARRILLO / fabianWQFceDrFYZK@ugr.es


Field(s) of education and training (ISCED-F)

  • Architecture and town planning (0731)

Main focus

The Bachelor’s Degree in Building Engineering qualifies graduates to work with a high level of scientific and technical skill and social commitment, in the following processes related to the field of building construction: (a) public and private management; (b) production, project execution, and industry; (c) restoration, conservation, and exploitation; (d) research and teaching. In addition, this degree qualifies graduates for the professional activities listed in Ministerial Order ECI/3855/2007.

Competences

1. Direct the implementation of construction projects and monitor their cost..
2. Manage production through the qualitative and quantitative control of construction materials, techniques and systems as well as the treatment of construction waste.
3. Draft, manage and/or audit studies and plans of occupational safety and health, and risk prevention in construction, and also coordinate related business activities.
4. Develop and/or monitor, in their field of competence, the technical projects needed to suitably implement building works.
5. Evaluate, determine, and draft the expert studies of technical aptitude and economic viability of buildings and land as well as formalise the appropriate documents.
6. Evaluate and certify the quality, energy efficiency, and sustainability in building construction and apply innovations stemming from information and communication technology (ICT).
7. Direct and manage the maintenance and operation of buildings; conduct studies of the life cycle of materials and construction systems; formulate emergency and evacuation plans
8. Intervene and/or provide technical advice in industrial processes related to production and manufacturing in the field of building construction.
9. Direct and manage real estate businesses, and hold the position of technical representative of real estate or land development companies in building works.
10. Work as a consultant and/or urban planning adviser in the private sector or manager and supervisor of urban development activities in the public administration.

Programme qualification

Name of title awarded in original language

Graduado o Graduada en Edificación por la Universidad de Granada

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 (60 ECTS)
Obligatory (156 ECTS)
Optional (12 ECTS)
Practicum (6 ECTS)
Final degree project (12 ECTS)

Access to a regulated profession

Professional Status Building Engineer

Applicable regulations The profession of building engineer is regulated in the Resolution by the Spanish Council of Ministers of 14 December 2007 (published in the Official Spanish Gazette, dated 21 December 2007) Order ECI/3855/2007, dated 27 December, establishes the requirements for the verification of official university degrees that license graduates to practice the profession of building engineer.


Programme courses

Course Name Year Period
ADMINISTRATIVE LEGISLATION APPLIED TO BUILDING WORKS 4th Year 2nd Semester
BUILDING CONTROL AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT 4th Year 2nd Semester
BUILDING SYSTEMS 1 2nd Year 2nd Semester
BUILDING SYSTEMS 2 3rd Year 1st Semester
BUILDING SYSTEMS 3 4th Year 2nd Semester
BUILT HERITAGE: MANAGEMENT AND CONSERVATION 4th Year 2nd Semester
CONSTRUCTION 1: HISTORY, TYPOLOGIES AND FUNDAMENTALS OF BUILDING 1st Year 1st Semester
CONSTRUCTION 2: STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS 2nd Year 1st Semester
CONSTRUCTION 3: COMPLEMENTARY SYSTEMS 2nd Year 2nd Semester
CONSTRUCTION 4: ELEMENTARY INTEGRATED TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS 3rd Year 1st Semester
CONSTRUCTION 5: INTEGRATED COMPLEX TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS 3rd Year 2nd Semester
CONSTRUCTION 6: INTEGRATED ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS 4th Year 1st Semester
DESCRIPTIVE GEOMETRY 1st Year 1st Semester
ECONOMICS APPLIED TO BUSINESSES 1st Year 2nd Semester
ENGLISH APPLIED TO ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING 4th Year 2nd Semester
FURTHER MATHEMATICS 4th Year 2nd Semester
GEOTECHNICS AND FOUNDATION-BUILDING APPLIED TO ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING 4th Year 2nd Semester
INTERDISCIPLINARY PLANNING PROJECT 4th Year 2nd Semester
LAW AND PUBLIC INTERVENTION IN BUILDING PROJECTS 2nd Year 1st Semester
MATERIALS 1: CHEMISTRY AND GEOLOGY OF MATERIALS 1st Year 2nd Semester
MATERIALS 2: TECHNOLOGY OF MATERIALS 2nd Year 1st Semester
MATERIALS 3: TRIALS AND CONTROL 2nd Year 2nd Semester
MATHEMATICS 1 1st Year 1st Semester
MATHEMATICS 2 1st Year 2nd Semester
MEASUREMENT AND BUDGETING 3rd Year 2nd Semester
ORGANISATION AND PROGRAMMING IN BUILDING PROJECTS 3rd Year 1st Semester
PHOTOGRAMMETRY AND DOCUMENTATION 4th Year 2nd Semester
PHYSICS 1: MECHANICS 1st Year 1st Semester
PHYSICS 2: PHYSICAL FUNDAMENTALS OF BUILDING SYSTEMS 1st Year 2nd Semester
PHYSICS 3: ENERGY, POLLUTION AND COMFORT IN BUILDINGS 4th Year 2nd Semester
PREVENTION AND SAFETY 4th Year 1st Semester
PROJECT, PRODUCTION AND MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT 4th Year 2nd Semester
PROJECT: MANAGING THE BUILDING PROCESS AND EQUIPMENT. PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE 4th Year 1st Semester
PROJECTS 1: ELEMENTARY ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING 3rd Year 1st Semester
PROJECTS 2: COMPLEX ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING 3rd Year 2nd Semester
QUALITY MANAGEMENT 4th Year 1st Semester
RATINGS, APPRAISALS AND VALUATIONS 4th Year 1st Semester
STRUCTURES 1 2nd Year 1st Semester
STRUCTURES 2 2nd Year 2nd Semester
STRUCTURES 3 3rd Year 1st Semester
TECHNICAL DRAWING 1: DIRECT PROCEDURES 1st Year 1st Semester
TECHNICAL DRAWING 2: COMPUTER-BASED PROCEDURES 1st Year 2nd Semester
TECHNICAL DRAWING FOR BUILDING PROJECTS 2nd Year 2nd Semester
TECHNICAL DRAWING FOR BUILDING TECHNOLOGY 2nd Year 1st Semester
TOPOGRAPHY 3rd Year 2nd Semester
UNDERGRADUATE DISSERTATION 4th Year
URBAN DESIGN PROJECT 3rd Year 2nd Semester
WORK PLACEMENT 4th Year

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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