General information

Academic year: 2022/2023

Level: Bachelor

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)

Work-based learning (Practicum): Yes

Language(s) of instruction Spanish

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

  • Management and administration (0413)

Main focus

The degree of Management and Public Administration wants to provide students with a comprehensive training on public institutions and the fundamental techniques that are employed by the managers of the various Administrations (State, regional, local or European), focusing on the types of structures and in the administrative services which are provided.
This knowledge will be needed for those who come to work in the public sector and/or for those who work in the private sector, will have an ongoing business relationship with the various administrations.
This will provide the mechanisms and processes that are necessary to project the knowledge, abilities and skills acquired in their professional practice, which will aid you in the preparation of the selection tests for entry into the public service. Similarly, gives primacy to the aspects of quality, efficiency and self-assessment in the exercise of the business activity. Finally, the aim is to enable the student to access, with a reasonable guarantees of success, to further studies and graduate.


1. Have knowledge, skills, abilities and general skills to enter the labor market.
2. Know and understand the budgets of the public administrations, knowing understand, interpret and develop the public accounting, public sector financial work, the analysis of public policies and the political, economic and social development of the autonomous State institutions, local and European.
3. Master the legal framework of the institutions and the management of legal sources, legal text and the consequences that derive from it.
4. Learn about the techniques of management and organization, and the relations between public administration and the citizen. Handle tools of human resource management and organizational networks to apply the techniques of organization for the proper functioning and development of strategies for organizational improvement, ensuring a high quality of public services in the evaluation of the programs.
5. Know the ICT (information and communication) applicable to the governance and the theoretical foundations of electronic administration.

Programme qualification

Name of title awarded in original language

Graduado o Graduada en Gestión y Administración Pública

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 (126 ECTS)
Optional (48 ECTS)
Final degree project (6 ECTS)
– The student has to complete the ECTS credits of the study program distributed as follows:
Basic Formation (108 ECTS)
Obligatory (264 ECTS)
Practicum (6 ECTS)
Final degree project (18 ECTS)

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».


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