Academic year: 2021/2022
Type: Bachelor's Degree
ECTS Credits: 252
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
More info: programme website
Language(s) of instruction Spanish
Name: JUAN CARLOS, FERNÁNDEZ MOLINA / jcfernan8yPftj7@ugr.es
Faculty of Communication and Documentation / Granada campus
Field(s) of education and training (ISCED-F)
- Library, information and archival studies (0322)
The objective of this degree programme is to train professionals and provide them with the theoretical and practical knowledge necessary to apply their acquired skills in many different environments (e.g. all types of libraries, documentation centers, archives, etc.). Graduates will also be able to work as information/ documentation managers in a wide range of organizations.
Graduates of this programme will have the knowledge and skills to do the following:
1. Acquire an in-depth knowledge of the general characteristics of information. This includes an understanding of different document types, the diverse forms of document production and management, the legal and ethical aspects related to document use and transfer, and the main information resources available in any format.
2. Have an excellent grasp of the theoretical and methodological principles necessary to perform the following activities:
(a) planning, setting-up and assessing information units, services, and systems;
(b) collecting, selecting, organising, representing, preserving, retrieving, providing, and exchanging information; (c) analyzing, assessing, and improving the production, transfer and use of information as well as scholarly activities.
3. Understand the national and international context relevant to information services and policies as well as to cultural industries.
Name of title awarded in original language
Graduado o Graduada en Información y Documentación
– 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 (138 ECTS)
Optional (36 ECTS)
Practicum (12 ECTS)
Final degree project (6 ECTS)
– Specialisation In Archives, Libraries and Documentation
– Specialisation In Business Documentation Management
– Specialisation In Web Information Management
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».
UGR Examination Regulations
More info on academic regulations at: