Study plan Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Science + Bachelor's Degree in Geology

Study guides

Title of qualification awarded

Degree in Environmental Science and degree in Geology

Timetables

Mornings and afternoons.

Table of credits for each course

  Basic training Compulsory Optional Bachelor's Degree Final Project
1st year  59 6    
2nd year 12 53    
3rd year 10 55 9    
4th year   61 6  
5th year   46    4 21
Totals 81 221   19 21

Period of study

Enrolment is once a year, but the course is organised into semesters. Year-long and single-semester subjects are combined.

Part-time or full-time

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

Basic and compulsory training

1st year 2nd year
1st semester
  • Mathematics / 9
  • Physics / 9
  • Introduction to Law / 3
  • Environment and Society / 9
2nd semester
  • Chemistry / 9
  • Plant Physiology and Botany / 9
  • Human Uses of the Earth System / 3
  • Environmental Law / 6
Year-long
  • Fundamentals of Geology / 8
1st semester
  • Planet Earth / 4
  • Life on Earth / 6
  • Geographical Information Systems and Treatment of Images / 4
  • Microbiology / 3
  • Chemical Equilibrium and Instrumentation / 9
  • Statistics / 6
2nd semester
  • Surface and Subterranean Hydrology / 6
  • Crystallography / 6
  • Fieldwork in Regional Geology / 6
  • Economics of the Environment and Natural Resources / 9
  • Physics of Radiation and Matter / 6
3rd year 4th year
1st semester
  • Stratigraphy / 6
  • Palaeontology I / 6
  • Geomorphology I / 6
2nd semester
  • Sedimentology / 6
  • Palaeontology II / 6
  • Geomorphology II / 6
  • Environmental Administration and Policies / 3
  • Fundamentals of Environmental Engineering / 6
Year-long
  • Mineralogy / 10
  • Geological Mapping / 10
1st semester
  • Igneous Petrology / 6
  • Structural Geology I / 6
  • Sedimentary Petrology / 4
  • Management and Planning of Resources and of the Region / 9
2nd semester
  • Environmental Assessment of Plans, Programmes and Projects / 9
  • Environmental Epidemiology and Risk Management / 9
  • Structural Geology II / 6
  • Fieldwork on Geology of the Pyrenees / 6
  • Practicum / 6
5th year  
1st semester
  • Ecology / 9
  • Chemistry of Pollution / 6
  • Soil Science / 6
2nd semester
  • Meteorology and Climatology / 6
  • Metamorphic Petrology / 6
  • Geophysical Methods / 7
  • Fieldwork on Iberian Massif Geology / 6
Year-long
  • Bachelor's Degree Final Project on Geology / 6
  • Bachelor's Degree Final Project on Environmental Science / 15
 

Optional subjects

3rd and 4th year: you must take 9 optional credits in Environmental Science in these two years.
  • Oceanography / 6
  • Environmental Modelling / 6
  • Toxicology / 6
  • Environmental Genetics / 6
  • Environmental Plant Physiology / 6
  • Energy and Society / 6
  • Environmental Education and Communication / 6
  • Environmental Negotiation / 6
  • Regional Economics / 6
  • Environmental Institutions and Policies in the International Arena / 6
  • Administrative Law / 6
  • Environmental Economic Policy / 6 (A)
  • Environmental Management Tools in Business and Public Administration / 6
  • Environmental Microbiology / 6
  • Environmental Geology / 6
  • Overview of Current Science Topics / 3 (*)
  • Topics in Present-Day Science / 6
  • Monitoring Environmental Quality / 6
  • Renewable and Non-renewable Energy Supplies / 6
  • Management, Treatment and Recycling of Waste / 6
  • Clean Technologies and Industrial Effluents / 6
  • Treatment and Management of Town Water Supplies / 6
  • Assessment and Determination of Environmental Chemical Parameters / 6
  • Planning and Development of Rural and Urban Landscapes / 6
  • Coastal Geography / 6
  • Vegetation Analysis / 6
  • Applied Ecology / 6
  • Work Placement / 9
4th year 5th year

Six optional credits in Geology must be taken:

  • Geological Engineering I: Rock Mechanics / 6
  • Global Tectonics / 6
  • Geological Register of Climate Change / 6
  • Geological Engineering II: Soil Mechanics and Geotechnics / 6
  • Mineral Deposits / 6
  • Basin Analysis / 6

Four optional credits in Geology must be taken:

  • Analysis of Geological Hazards / 4
  • Current Geological Environments / 4
  • Economics and Business Management / 4
  • Industry and Heritage Rocks / 4
  • Petroleum Geology / 4
  • Mathematical Models / 4

(A) Subject in English.
(*) This subject is offered in the 1st and 2nd semesters.