General information

Academic year: 2021/2022

Level: Bachelor

Type: Bachelor's Degree

ECTS Credits: 240

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: FRANCISCO ANTONIO, SERRANO BERNARDO / fserber@rEDbzMC6Dugr.es


Faculty of Science / Granada campus

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

  • Environmental sciences (0521)

Main focus

The objectives of the Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science focus on the training of professionals with an integrated vision of environmental problems. This degree programme has the following objectives:
1) To train experts with an integrated knowledge of the scientific, technical, social, economic, and legal issues related to the environment from the perspective of sustainability.
2) To provide students with the technical capacity to carry out, evaluate, and collaborate in studies or technical documents related to the environmental management, quality, conservation, protection, diagnostics, and planning.
3) To give students access to work in teaching and scientific dissemination linked to the environment.
The graduate profile of this degree programme is related to the following activity fields:
– Consulting and environmental impact assessment.
– Environmental management in the administration.
– Environmental quality management systems in companies and organisations.
– Management of the natural environment.
– Training and environmental education.
– Environmental technology.

Competences

1. Have knowledge of the organisation levels of living organisms, use of mathematical tools, and the basic principles of physical, biological, geological, and chemical processes.
2. Acquire and apply knowledge of laboratory and instrumentation techniques applied to the environment.
3. Apply knowledge and analysis to meteorology, climate, and hydrogeology.
4. Know the features of biodiversity and the main ecosystems and habitat.
5. Manage and implement GIS and environmental management systems.
6. Perform economic valuations of natural resources from the perspective of sustainability.
7. Be familiar with environmental legislation and administration as well as the analysis of social processes and environmental policies.
8. Apply the integration of environmental health to the field of environmental risks.
9. Apply evaluation, recycling, energy management, territorial analysis, and water and atmosphere management skills.
10. Analyse natural resources of the environment and the sustainable management of natural spaces, rural, urban, and coastal areas.
11. Have knowledge of the economic aspects of companies and corporate social responsibility.

Programme qualification

Name of title awarded in original language

Graduado o Graduada en Ciencias Ambientales

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 (72 ECTS)
Obligatory (120 ECTS)
Optional (42 ECTS)
Final degree project (6 ECTS)

Programme courses

Course Name Year Period
BIOLOGY 1st Year 1st Semester
BOTANY 1st Year 2nd Semester
CHEMISTRY 1st Year 1st Semester
COASTAL AREAS 4th Year 2nd Semester
COMPUTER SCIENCE APPLIED TO THE ENVIRONMENT 4th Year 1st Semester
CORPORATE ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND ECO-EFFICIENCY 2nd Year 1st Semester
ECOLOGY OF COMMUNITIES AND SYSTEMS 2nd Year 2nd Semester
ECOLOGY OF RESTORATION 4th Year 2nd Semester
ECOPHYSIOLOGY 4th Year 1st Semester
EDAPHOLOGY 2nd Year 2nd Semester
ENERGY MANAGEMENT AND RENEWABLE ENERGY 3rd Year 2nd Semester
ENVIRONMENTAL ATMOSPHERIC AND NOISE POLLUTION 3rd Year 1st Semester
ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES 3rd Year 2nd Semester
ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING 2nd Year 2nd Semester
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT 4th Year 1st Semester
ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION AND ADMINISTRATION 1st Year 2nd Semester
ENVIRONMENTAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT 4th Year 1st Semester
ENVIRONMENTAL SOCIOLOGY 4th Year 2nd Semester
ENVIRONMENTAL TRAINING AND EDUCATION 4th Year 2nd Semester
FOREST RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL RESTORATION IN DEGRADED AREAS 4th Year 2nd Semester
GENETICS OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION 4th Year 2nd Semester
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS, REMOTE SENSING AND THEMATIC CARTOGRAPHY 2nd Year 2nd Semester
GEOLOGY 1st Year 1st Semester
HYDROGEOLOGY 3rd Year 2nd Semester
INSTRUMENTAL ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYSIS TECHNIQUES 1st Year 2nd Semester
INTEGRATED ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYSIS 3rd Year 1st Semester
INTERNATIONAL AND COMMUNITY ENVIRONMENTAL LAW 4th Year 1st Semester
MANAGEMENT AND CONSERVATION OF FLORA AND FAUNA 3rd Year 1st Semester
MANAGEMENT AND CONSERVATION OF PROTECTED NATURAL SPACES AND LANDSCAPING 4th Year 1st Semester
MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL TECHNIQUES IN CHEMICAL CONTAMINATION 4th Year 1st Semester
MATHEMATICS 1st Year 1st Semester
METEOROLOGY AND CLIMATOLOGY 2nd Year 1st Semester
MICROBIOLOGY 2nd Year 1st Semester
MICROBIOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNIQUES APPLIED TO WATER AND WASTE INFRASTRUCTURES 4th Year 2nd Semester
MINERAL RESOURCES AND THE ENVIRONMENT 4th Year 1st Semester
NATURAL RISKS 3rd Year 2nd Semester
ORGANISMAL AND POPULATION ECOLOGY 2nd Year 1st Semester
PARASITOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENT 4th Year 2nd Semester
PHYSICAL AGENTS, HEALTH, AND MANAGEMENT OF NUCLEAR WASTE 4th Year 1st Semester
PHYSICS 1st Year 1st Semester
POPULATION, TERRITORY, LANDSCAPE AND SUSTAINABILITY 4th Year 2nd Semester
PUBLIC HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL TOXICOLOGY 2nd Year 2nd Semester
SOCIAL RESEARCH AND PARTICIPATION IN THE ENVIRONMENT 4th Year 2nd Semester
SPATIAL PLANNING 3rd Year 2nd Semester
STATISTICS APPLIED TO THE ENVIRONMENT 1st Year 2nd Semester
SUSTAINABLE PLANNING AND EVALUATION TOOLS 4th Year 2nd Semester
TECHNIQUES FOR SOIL ASSESSMENT, MANAGEMENT, CONSERVATION AND RECOVERY 3rd Year 1st Semester
UNDERGRADUATE DISSERTATION 4th Year
WASTE TREATMENT AND TECHNIQUES 2nd Year 1st Semester
WATER TREATMENT AND TECHNOLOGY 3rd Year 1st Semester
ZOOLOGY 1st Year 2nd 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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