UAB

Bachelor's Degree in Political Science and Public Administration

Presentation

Degree in Political Science and Public Management

The bachelor's degree in Political Science and Public Administration, following its tradition and experience, offers studies that are both scientific and professional in orientation.

This degree offers an excellent well-rounded syllabus in which a solid training foundation is combined with optional subjects. This leads to the possibility of obtaining a general qualification in addition to choosing from three pathways, each leading to its corresponding specialisation within the degree: :

  • Political Analysis, focusing on acquiring knowledge, comprehension and skills needed for the rigorous analysis of political situations.
  • Analysis and Management of Public Policy, providing the analytical skills needed in a socio-political environment that is dynamic and multilingual, requiring multidisciplinary approaches to work and constant adaptation.
  • International Relations, promoting the democratic values that pertain to free citizens and respect for human rights, equality and the environment.

The Faculty of Political Science and Sociology, which pioneered studies in this field, places particular emphasis on internationalising academic activity (exchange programmes with thirty foreign universities, subjects taught in English, etc.) and work placements in many different institutions.

Our graduates go on to find employment in national and international institutions, public administration, NGOs, employers' associations, unions, consultancies and businesses. The faculty forms part of a broad network of research centres that generates a constant flow of ideas, knowledge and persons, thus assuring the presence of teaching staff of high academic standing and the best possible education for our students.

Student Profile

This degree is addressed to students interested in political processes, public administration, conflict resolution and the analysis of personal and collective behaviours as seen from a perspective of objective knowledge and by overcoming simplistic notions.

Career options

Public administration, public companies and teaching are the most common sectors offering prospects for graduates of this degree. Other main job sectors are:

  • Counselling and managing NGOs, trade unions, political parties and different associations.
  • Diplomacy.
  • Information agencies for companies and organisations.
  • Consultancy in large companies and multinationals.
  • Media as an expert in international politics and relations.

Coordinator and coordination team

Maria Esther Fernández Mostaza   93 581 2421   MariaEsther.Fernandez@uab.cat

Teaching staff list

Professors

Evaluation

On-going assestment.
You can check avaluation calendar here

Timetables

Mornings afternoons

Academic calendar

Academic schedule of 2017-18

Learning resources

Learning resources

Faculty of Political Science and Sociology
http://www.uab.cat/politiques-sociologia/
Bellaterra Campus
Pre-enrolment code: 21013 credits
120 places
Number of credits: 240
Duration: 4 years
Language: Catalan, Spanish and English
Price per credit: 25.27 euros
Classroom-based learning
Period of study: Year-long
Part-time or full-time:

Full-time dedication. Part-time dedication can also be considered.

Social Sciences and Law

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