General information

Academic year: 2021/2022

Level: Bachelor

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)

More info: programme website

Language(s) of instruction Spanish


Programme coordinator

Name: JUAN CARLOS, FERNÁNDEZ MOLINA / jcfernan@ugF4ReJo0ejwzr.es


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

  • Library, information and archival studies (0322)

Main focus

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.

Competences

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.

Programme qualification

Name of title awarded in original language

Graduado o Graduada en Información y Documentación

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 (138 ECTS)
Optional (36 ECTS)
Practicum (12 ECTS)
Final degree project (6 ECTS)

Programme courses

Course Name Year Period
ADVANCED TECHNIQUES IN INFORMATION RETRIEVAL AND REPRESENTATION 4th Year 2nd Semester
ANALYSIS AND EVALUATION OF DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS FOR BUSINESS 4th Year 1st Semester
APPLICATIONS FOR DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS FOR BUSINESS 4th Year 2nd Semester
AUTOMATED SYSTEMS IN INFORMATION UNITS 3rd Year 1st Semester
BIBLIOMETRY 3rd Year 1st Semester
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 2nd Year 1st Semester
COMPUTER SYSTEMS 3rd Year 1st Semester
CONTENT ANALYSIS 1st Year 2nd Semester
DATABASES 2nd Year 2nd Semester
DESCRIPTIVE CATALOGUING 2nd Year 1st Semester
DESIGN OF DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS FOR BUSINESS 3rd Year 2nd Semester
DIGITAL DOCUMENTATION 3rd Year 2nd Semester
ELECTRONIC ARCHIVES 3rd Year 2nd Semester
ENGLISH 1st Year 2nd Semester
ENGLISH FOR DOCUMENTATION 4th Year 1st Semester
EVALUATING THE USE OF, AND ACCESS TO, INFORMATION 4th Year 1st Semester
FUNDAMENTALS OF COMPUTER SCIENCE 1st Year 1st Semester
FUNDAMENTALS OF PROGRAMMING 3rd Year 2nd Semester
HISTORIOGRAPHIC TECHNIQUES AND DOCUMENTARY HERITAGE 3rd Year 2nd Semester
HISTORY OF WRITING AND DOCUMENTS 1st Year 1st Semester
INFORMATION AND REFERENCING 1st Year 2nd Semester
INFORMATION REPRESENTATION AND PROCESSING SYSTEMS 3rd Year 2nd Semester
INFORMATION RESOURCES 3rd Year 1st Semester
INFORMATION RETRIEVAL TECHNIQUES 4th Year 1st Semester
INFORMATION-ORGANISATION STANDARDS 2nd Year 2nd Semester
INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION AND DOCUMENTATION 1st Year 1st Semester
JUDICIAL FRAMEWORK OF INFORMATION AND DOCUMENTATION 1st Year 1st Semester
KNOWLEDGE ORGANISATION SYSTEMS 1 2nd Year 1st Semester
KNOWLEDGE ORGANISATION SYSTEMS 2 2nd Year 2nd Semester
MANAGING DOCUMENTS 3rd Year 1st Semester
MANAGING INFORMATION UNITS 2nd Year 2nd Semester
MASS MEDIA 1st Year 1st Semester
MASSIVE DATA PROCESSING 4th Year 2nd Semester
MEDIA DOCUMENTATION 1st Year 2nd Semester
METADATA SYSTEMS 3rd Year 2nd Semester
NEW TRENDS IN INFORMATION SERVICES 4th Year 2nd Semester
OLD AND RARE BOOKS 3rd Year 2nd Semester
ONLINE TECHNOLOGIES FOR INFORMATION SERVICES 4th Year 1st Semester
ORGANISATION OF INFORMATION UNITS 1st Year 2nd Semester
PLANNING INFORMATION UNITS AND SYSTEMS 2nd Year 1st Semester
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY IN INFORMATION AND DOCUMENTATION 4th Year 1st Semester
STATISTICS 2nd Year 2nd Semester
TECHNOLOGY WATCH AND COMPETITIVE INTELLIGENCE 4th Year 1st Semester
TREATMENT OF ARCHIVE COLLECTIONS 2nd Year 1st Semester
UNDERGRADUATE DISSERTATION 4th Year
USER TRAINING AND REVITALISATION OF CULTURE 3rd Year 2nd Semester
WEB ANALYTICS AND MARKETING 4th Year 1st Semester
WORK PLACEMENT 4th Year

Specialisations

Specialisation name

– Specialisation In Archives, Libraries and Documentation
– Specialisation In Business Documentation Management
– Specialisation In Web Information Management

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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