Study plan Bachelor's Degree in Contemporary History, Politics and Economics

Study guides

Title of qualification awarded

Diploma in Contemporary History, Politics and Economics


Study plan information

Table of credits for each course

  Basic training Compulsory Optional Bachelor's Degree Final Project
1st year 60      
2nd year   60    
3rd year   42 18  
4th year     48 12
Totals 60 102 66 12

Period of study

The academic year is divided into semesters.

Part-time or full-time

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


Specialisation in History and Politics
Specialisation in Politics and Economics
Specialisation in Economics and History

Basic and compulsory training

1st year 2nd year
  • Universal Contemporary History (from 1945)
  • Contemporary Social Structures
  • Political Institutions
  • Tools for Empirical Economic Analysis
  • Introduction to Economics I
  • Introduction to Economics II
  • Contemporary History of Europe (from 1945)
  • Theory of Democracy
  • Contemporary History of East Asia (from 1945)
  • World Economic History
  • Statistics
  • Public Administration
  • Public Economy
  • History of the United States of America (from 1945)
  • From Fascism to National Populism (from 1945)
  • Public Policies
  • International Economics
  • The Perspective of Gender in the Contemporary World
  • International Relations
  • Social Movements (from 1945)
3rd year 4th year
  • Contemporary History of Latin America (from 1945)
  • Contemporary History of Spain (from the Civil War to Democracy)
  • Political Behaviour
  • European Economics
  • Comparative Politics
  • Economic Models of Choice and Strategic Interaction
  • Institutions and Politics of the European Union
  • Bachelor's Degree Final Project

Optional subjects

3rd and 4th years
  • External Work Placements / 12 cr.
In order to obtain a specialisation you must enrol in a minimum of 48 credits belonging to each track. Four subjects from one block and four from another block must be taken. Subjects marked with an asterisk are cumpolsory. It will be understood that those who do not fulfil these requirements are opting for a generalistic training.
Specialisation in History and Politics Specialisation in Politics and Economics

History Block
- Modern History of Catalonia II, the Franco Period and the Return to Autonomy (*)
- Historiography
- Nation and Nationalism in the Modern World
- Revolution and Counterrevolution in the Modern Age
- History of Social Movements in the Modern Age
- Liberal States
- Geography of Inequality
- Geographical Information Systems
Politics Block
- Political Theory (*)
- Political Parties
- Communication and Public Opinion
- Electoral Processes in the World
- Professional Skills
- Demography
- Spanish Foreign Policy (*)

Politics Block 
- Political Theory (*)
- Public Management Evaluation
- Negotiation of Public Policy Disputes
- Local Government
- Multi-level Government
- European Community Policies
- Spanish Foreign Policy (*)
Economics Block
- Economic Policy (*)
- Game Theory
- Public Finance
- Economics of Social Policies
- Labour Economics
- Information Economics
- Industrial Organisation

Specialisation in Economics and History  
Economics Block
- Economic Policy (*)
- International Trade
- Spanish Economic History
- Economic Development
- Globalisation, Inequality and Poverty
- Urban Economics
- Welfare and Standard of Living in Historical Perspective
History Block
- Modern History of Catalonia II, the Franco Period and the Return to Autonomy (*)
- Methods and Techniques for Historical Research
- Modern History II, the Age of Imperialism
- Modern History of Catalonia I, from Catalanism to the Republican Generalitat
- Modern History of Spain II, from Monarchy to Republic
- Cities, Globalisation and Sustainability
- Globalisation and Diversity: North-South Geographical Dynamics

All optional subjects are wrth 6 credits.