Academic year: 2021/2022
Type: Bachelor's Degree
ECTS Credits: 240
Length of programme (full time): 4 YEARS
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)
Academic Information for mobility students
Work-based learning (Practicum): Yes
Language(s) of instruction Spanish
More info: programme website
Name: JESÚS, MATAIX SANJUÁN / jesusmataix@ugJoLIxYRYWr.es
School of Civil Engineering / Granada campus
Field(s) of education and training (ISCED-F)
- Building and civil engineering (0732)
The Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering qualifies graduates to work as civil engineers in accordance with Order CIN/307/2009 (9 February 2009) (BOE No. 42, 18 February 2009) in the area of Civil Constructions, Hydrology, and Transport and Urban Services. Thus, the main objective of the degree programme is to provide training at a European level based on the theoretical and technical premises as well as the specific technologies of the public works sector, within a framework of continuous improvement and knowledge transmission. This enables graduates to find employment in the wide range of activities currently performed by technical engineers of public works, as specified in Order CIN, which in Section 3 of its annex lists the general and specific skills of this degree with a view to, the acquisition of general training for high-quality professional performance.
1. Scientific-technical qualification for the profession of civil engineer and knowledge of consultancy, analysis, design, calculation, project management, construction, maintenance, conservation, and operation.
2. Understanding of the multiple technical and legal factors that arise in the construction of public works. This includes the ability to use proven methods and technologies for greater efficiency in the construction industry, respect for the environment, and protection of the health and safety of workers, and users of public works.
3. Knowledge, understanding, and ability to apply the legislation relevant to the profession of Civil Engineering.
4. Ability to design, inspect, and direct works within the field.
5. Ability to carry out the maintenance and conservation of hydraulic and energy resources within the field.
6. Ability to conduct infrastructure-related land use and environmental surveys within the field.
7. Ability to carry out the maintenance, conservation, and operation of infrastructures within the field.
8. Ability to conduct studies and design surface water and groundwater catchments within the field.
9. Knowledge and ability to apply business management techniques and labour legislation.
10. Knowledge of the history of civil engineering and ability to analyse and assess public works in particular and construction in general.
Name of title awarded in original language
Graduado o Graduada en Ingeniería Civil
– 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 (150 ECTS)
Optional (18 ECTS)
Final degree project (12 ECTS)
Access to a regulated profession
Professional Status Civil Engineer
Applicable regulations The profession of tecnical engineer is regulated in the Resolution by the Spanish Council of Ministers of 26 December 2008 (published in the Official Spanish Gazette, dated 29 January 2008) Order CIN/307/2009, dated 9 February, establishes the requirements for the verification of official university degrees that license graduates to practice the profession of civil engineer.
– Civil Construction
– Transport and Urban Services
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.
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».
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