General information

Academic year: 2021/2022

Level: Bachelor

Type: Bachelor's Degree

ECTS Credits: 246

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: MARÍA LUISA, JIMÉNEZ RODRIGO / mluisajimenezPZbOY6tCCFgF@ugr.es


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

  • Sociology and cultural studies (0314)

Main focus

The objectives of this Bachelor’s degree programme are the following:
1. Generate interest in Sociology among students.
2. Encourage reflection, provide students with the methods and techniques applied in the discipline, and promote critical analysis.
3. Familiarise students with the main theories of human society and social dynamics.
4. To be able to analyse the evolution, change, and transformation of societies.
5. To know the structure of society, the functions of social organisations, and the dynamics of social actors.
6. Acquire the knowledge and skills to do the following: (1) design and develop projects; (2) retrieve and correctly use secondary sources; (3) produce and analyse data; (4) use and interpret social indicators and social measurement instruments; (5) use computer applications.

Competences

1. Understand the concepts and generalisations regarding human society and its processes, history, and sociological theory. Graduates will also have an in-depth knowledge of the evolution of contemporary societies and their social and political movements. They will also be able to transmit concepts, problems, and perspectives.
2. Understand applied statistical techniques as well as methods and techniques of social research and demographic analysis.
3. Be able to plan and carry out research.
4. Be familiar with (i) relationships between population, resources, and the environment; (ii) the basic components of social inequalities and cultural differences; (iii) the psychology of human collectives and groups; (iv) culture, kinship, and habitat; (v) theories of power, legitimacy, and state; (vi) types of political organisation and their historical evolution; (vii) micro and macroeconomics.
5. Design and assess projects and programmes related to public policy, social intervention, and quality and satisfaction studies.
6. Implement and manage social services. Graduates will also be able to provide consulting services, and design and manage social networks, organisations, and institutions.
7. Mediate in crisis situations and social conflicts. Graduates will also be able to work with target populations in danger of social exclusion and in contexts affected by vulnerability factors and conflicts.
8. Manage human resources in organisations.

Programme qualification

Name of title awarded in original language

Graduado o Graduada en Sociología

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 (108 ECTS)
Optional (60 ECTS)
Practicum (6 ECTS)
Final degree project (12 ECTS)

Programme courses

Course Name Year Period
CLASSICAL AND MODERN SOCIOLOGICAL THEORY 2nd Year 2nd Semester
COMPUTER-AIDED DATA ANALYSIS IN SOCIOLOGY 3rd Year 1st Semester
CONCEPTS, THEORIES AND METHODS IN SOCIOLOGICAL RESEARCH 1st Year 1st Semester
CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL AND POLITICAL HISTORY 1st Year 1st Semester
CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL STRUCTURE 2nd Year 1st Semester
CONTEMPORARY SOCIOLOGICAL THEORY 3rd Year 1st Semester
DATA SCIENCE AND DATA MINING 2nd Year 1st Semester
DEMOGRAPHIC ANALYSIS 3rd Year 2nd Semester
DESCRIPTIVE DATA ANALYSIS IN SOCIOLOGY 2nd Year 2nd Semester
ELECTORAL ANALYSIS 4th Year 1st Semester
ENVIRONMENTAL SOCIOLOGY 3rd Year 1st Semester
EVALUATION OF SOCIAL PROGRAMMES 4th Year 1st Semester
FUNDAMENTALS OF SOCIAL WORK 1st Year 1st Semester
GENERAL SOCIOLOGY: INSTITUTIONS AND PROCESSES 1st Year 2nd Semester
HISTORY OF SOCIAL MOVEMENTS IN CONTEMPORARY SPAIN 2nd Year 2nd Semester
INFERENTIAL DATA ANALYSIS IN SOCIOLOGY 3rd Year 1st Semester
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL CHANGE 1st Year 2nd Semester
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY: ACTION-INDIVIDUAL 1st Year 1st Semester
LOCAL DEVELOPMENT POLICIES 4th Year 2nd Semester
MULTIVARIATE ANALYSIS APPLIED TO SOCIOLOGY 4th Year 1st Semester
POLITICAL ECONOMICS 1st Year 2nd Semester
POLITICAL SCIENCE 1st Year 1st Semester
POLITICAL SOCIOLOGY 4th Year 2nd Semester
PROCESSES OF SOCIAL CHANGE 3rd Year 2nd Semester
PUBLIC POLICIES 3rd Year 2nd Semester
QUALITATIVE DATA ANALYSIS IN SOCIOLOGY 3rd Year 1st Semester
RURAL SOCIOLOGY 3rd Year 2nd Semester
SCIENCE OF ADMINISTRATION 2nd Year 2nd Semester
SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY 1st Year 2nd Semester
SOCIAL ETHICS 2nd Year 2nd Semester
SOCIAL INDICATORS 3rd Year 2nd Semester
SOCIAL POLICY ANALYSIS AND WELFARE SYSTEMS 4th Year
SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY 1st Year 2nd Semester
SOCIAL STRUCTURE OF SPAIN 3rd Year 2nd Semester
SOCIOLOGY OF BUSINESS AND HUMAN RESOURCES 3rd Year 1st Semester
SOCIOLOGY OF COMMUNICATION AND PUBLIC OPINION 4th Year 1st Semester
SOCIOLOGY OF CONSUMPTION 4th Year 2nd Semester
SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION 2nd Year 1st Semester
SOCIOLOGY OF GENDER 3rd Year 1st Semester
SOCIOLOGY OF THE FAMILY 4th Year 2nd Semester
SOCIOLOGY OF THE LIFE COURSE 2nd Year 1st Semester
SOCIOLOGY OF THE POPULATION AND MIGRATIONS 4th Year 1st Semester
SOCIOLOGY OF WORK 2nd Year 1st Semester
TECHNIQUES FOR PRODUCING QUALITATIVE INFORMATION IN SOCIOLOGY 2nd Year 2nd Semester
TECHNIQUES FOR PRODUCING QUANTITATIVE INFORMATION IN SOCIOLOGY 2nd Year 1st Semester
THE SPANISH POLITICAL SYSTEM 4th Year 1st Semester
UNDERGRADUATE DISSERTATION 4th Year
URBAN SOCIOLOGY 3rd Year 2nd Semester
WORK PLACEMENT 4th Year

Specialisations

Specialisation name

– Social Problems, Welfare and Attention To Diversity
– Human Resources, Innovation and Digital Era
– Applied Research

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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