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
Language(s) of instruction Spanish
More info: programme website
Name: RAQUEL, OJEDA GARCÍA / rojeda@ugr6OOi85r.es
Faculty of Political Sciences and Sociology / Granada campus
Field(s) of education and training (ISCED-F)
- Political sciences and civics (0312)
The objectives of this Bachelor’s degree programme are the following:
1. Acquire specialized knowledge in political theory and practices in societies and institutions. This will strengthen and foster democracy since graduates will be able to use their knowledge of political science to contribute to the construction of public opinion, strengthen citizenship, and improve politics.
2. To use research techniques to investigate political issues, national government reform, public administrations, government systems, and the contexts in which this reform occurs.
3. To develop a variety of professional skills in consonance with the current needs of politics and the public administration within the scope of this degree programme in Political Science and Public Administration.
4. To analyse political, social, national, and international economic contexts with a critical but constructive mind. This knowledge will be acquired by learning how to formulate and defend arguments, as well as how to resolve problems in order to provide students with instruments that facilitate knowledge acquisition and research and foster learner autonomy.
1. Identify the mainstream classical and contemporary theories as well as the principal theoretical approaches to Political Science and Administration.
2. Describe, explain, and analyse political systems, political institutions, and political administration, their structures and functions, within different contexts.
3. Analyse and interpret political processes from different perspectives including their historical, political, and social dimensions, and the behaviour of both political actors and citizens.
4. Identify the legal, economic, and financial framework of the activities carried out by the public administration.
5. Analyse international and European Union politics.
6. Analyse, design, implement, and evaluate public policies.
7. Apply the scientific method and social research techniques.
8. Use information and political communication technologies and analyse their impact on the political system.
9. Foment the development of multidimensional, integrated, and comprehensive approaches to Political Science and Administration.
Name of title awarded in original language
Graduado o Graduada en Ciencias Políticas y de la Administración
– 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 (114 ECTS)
Optional (60 ECTS)
Final degree project (6 ECTS)
– Specialisation In Comparative Politics and International Studies
– Specialisation In Political Analysis: Theory, Behaviour and Political Actors
– Specialisation In Public Administration and 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».
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