Academic year: 2021/2022
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)
Academic Information for mobility students
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Language(s) of instruction Spanish
Name: JOSÉ POLICARPO, CRUZ CABRERA / jcruzgCJgh3kPIh3Q@ugr.es
Faculty of Arts / Granada campus
Field(s) of education and training (ISCED-F)
- Fine arts (0213)
The main objective of this degree, which is scientific as well as humanistic, is the analysis of artistic production, its creation reception processes, and its social contribution to the history of culture. The Bachelor’s Degree in History of Art qualifies students for the following professional activities: (a) research and teaching; (b) protection, management, dissemination, and documentation of the historical and artistic heritage; (c) cultural management.
Graduates holding this degree can carry out their professional activity in private companies and public institutions, such as local, regional or national administrations, museums, secondary schools, and universities.
1. Know, value, and understand the different periods of Art History in the context of higher education.
2. Acquire the specialized discourse, knowledge, methods, skills, and resources pertaining to Art History in order to obtain a professional qualification, using organisational skills, leadership, motivation for quality, and the capacity to adapt to new situations.
3. Possess communicative and social skills to transmit the acquired knowledge in both oral and written form, using information and communication technologies.
4. Value, analyse, systematise, and explain the inherent and integrated knowledge of the artistic process and product, composed of different specialized languages (architecture and urbanism, sculpture, painting, decorative arts, applied and industrial, photography, cinema, music, etc.), procedures, and techniques related to artistic production throughout history.
5. Appreciate and understand works of art, with a mastery of technical, aesthetic, and critical criteria.
6. Manage subject matter and resources related to the historical and cultural heritage.
7. Acquire skills to interpret and manage graphics, drawing, photography, moving images, computing, and the diversity of materials used in works of art.
8. Master basic processes pertaining to the scientific methodology used in Art History, namely, states of the art, comprehensive analyses of works of art, information searches, artistic and historical research, and art criticism.
Name of title awarded in original language
Graduado o Graduada en Historia del Arte
– 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 (120 ECTS)
Optional (54 ECTS)
Final degree project (6 ECTS)
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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