Study plan Bachelor's Degree in Geography, Environmental Management and Spatial Planning

Study guides

Title of qualification awarded

Degree in Geography, Environmental Management and Spatial Planning



Study plan information

Table of credits for each course

  Basic training Compulsory Optional Bachelor's Degree Final Project
1st year 54 6    
2nd year 6 54    
3rd year   60    
4th year     54 6
Totals 60 120 54 6

Period of study

The academic year is divided into semesters.

Part-time or full-time

Full-time dedication; part-time option available.

Basic and compulsory training

1st year 2nd year
1st semester
  • Geographical Perspectives
  • Economics, Territory and Sustainability
  • Introduction to Land Use Planning
  • Introduction to Cartography
  • Major Topics in History
2nd semester
  • Introduction to Physical Geography
  • Urbanisation and Transformation of the Territory
  • Methods and Techniques for Spatial Analysis
  • Introduction to Social and Cultural Anthropology
  • Geographic Information Systems
1st semester
  • Demography and Contemporary Societies
  • Climate Change and Environmental Risk
  • Place, Society and Culture
  • Theories of Regional Planning
  • Quantitative Methods and Statistics
2nd semester
  • Society, Territory and Environment in Catalonia
  • Geomorphology
  • Regional and Environmental Laboratory: Report
  • Qualitative Methods and Field Work
  • Planning Law
3rd year 4th year
1st semester
  • Geographic Thought
  • Regional Policies and Administration
  • Planning and Assessing
  • Dynamics of Water, Energy and Natural Resources
  • Demographic Analysis
2nd semester
  • Regional and Environmental Laboratory: Project
  • Spatial Analysis and Models
  • Urban Policies: Housing, Neighbourhoods and Transport
  • Techniques of Regional Representation and Design
  • Biodiversity and Habitats
  • Bachelor's Degree Final Project

Optional subjects

4th year
  • Geography of Inequality
  • Interpretation and Assessment of the Landscape
  • Cities, Globalisation and Sustainability
  • Planning of Rural and Mountain Areas
  • Local and Regional Development
  • Planning and Management of Water
  • Laboratory Techniques and Field Work
  • Geography and Gender
  • Planning and Management of Tourism
  • Planning of Coastal Spaces
  • Sustainable Mobility and Territory
  • Planning and Management of Energy
  • Remote Sensing
  • Applied Local Demography
  • Geographic Information Systems Applied to Planning
  • Modern Language I and II (English, French, German, Italian, Modern Greek, Portuguese, Occitan, Romanian, Basque, Galician) (*)
  • Work Placement

All optional subjects are worth 6 credits, except for this one which is worth 12 credits.
(*) You can enrol in a maximum of 12 credits in these subjects.

Additional information

All optional subjects are not scheduled each year.