UAB

Presentation

The Bachelor's Degree in Humanities prepares the future managers of today's society's cultural production, providing them with a broad scientific and methodological grounding and in-depth knowledge of our culture and heritage, from the origins to the present day, taking the major disciplines within human sciences as its starting point.

On completing the degree, you will be well-equipped to work in sectors like education, cultural management and regeneration, and publishing, among others.

The degree's main objectives are achieved through different specialisation tracks:

  • The Cultural Management track equips future professionals to define cultural projects and initiatives, organise events and implement institutions' cultural policies, through management training in organisation, economy, law and marketing.
  • The Contemporary Culture track focuses on contemporary Western culture, especially the relationships between the different forms of expression (literature, art, music, cinema, etc.) and their historical context.
  • A third track offers a global approach that allows the interdisciplinary study of those aspects of culture that are of particular interest to individual students.

Student Profile

The ideal student for this degree should have the following qualities: 

  • Interest for culture in a broad sense
  • Ability to reason and abstract
  • Willingness to be critical and reflective
  • Ability to comprehend
  • Social sensitivity
  • Ability for languages

Career options

The extraordinary growth experienced by the cultural sector and the versatility of graduates with a degree in Humanities allows those who complete this degree to continue on to a variety of professions such as:

  • cultural management of public and private administrations (museums, archives, foundations, social organisations, study centres, etc.)
  • cultural promotion in city councils and other civic associations (organisation of projects, activities or cultural events)
  • publishing houses
  • creation of virtual areas (professional, educational, leisure or cultural)
  • design of cultural products, facilities or services
  • cultural tourism
  • mass media
  • teaching and research
  • Intercultural and International Mediation

Evaluation

ECTS methodology consists of continued assessment of all academic work done by students.

Timetables

Mornings

Academic calendar

Academic calendar

Learning resources

Learning resources

Faculty of Arts and Humanities
http://www.uab.cat/lletres/
Bellaterra Campus
Pre-enrolment code: 21101
80 places
Number of credits: 240 ECTS
Duration: 4 years
Language: Catalan and Spanish
Price per credit: 25.27 euros
Course begins on: 12 September
Classroom-based learning
Period of study: Course semesters
Part-time or full-time: Full-time dedication. Part-time option available.
Arts and Humanities

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