Study plan Bachelor's Degree in Political Science and Public Administration

Study guides


Two shifts: One morning and one afternoon.

You can check the 1st course timetable below and consult the rest of timetable at the following link.

Study plan information

Table of credits for each course

  Basic training Compulsory Optional Final Project
1st year 60      
2nd year   60    
3rd year   48 12  
4th year     48 12
Total 60 108 60 12

Period of study


Part-time or full-time

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


Basic training
Specialisation in Political Analysis
Specialisation in Management and Analysis of Public Policies
Specialisation in International Relations

Basic and compulsory training

1st year 2nd year
Political Science
Introduction to Data Analysis
Political Economics
Fundamentals of Sociology
International Relations
Contemporary World and Politics

Political Thought
Spanish Politics
Political Behaviour
Administration and Public Policies
Methodology of Political Analysis
Fundamentals of Public Law

3rd year 4th year
Electoral Analysis
Contemporary International System
Public Administration
Comparative Politics I
Research Techniques
Institutions European Union
Economic Policy and Public Sector Economics
Comparative Politics II
Bachelor's Degree Final Project

Optional subjects

Specialisations are learning pathways included in the European Diploma Supplement (DS).
In order to earn a specialisation you must complete a minimum of 30 credits belonging to that pathway.

The External Work Placement subject is worth 12 credits. All other optional subjects are worth 6 credits.

3rd and 4th years Specialisation in Political Analysis
Work Placement
Professional Skills
International Trade and Economics
Spanish Economics

Political Parties 
Political Theory
Communication and Public Opinion
Catalan Politics

Optional modules:
Advanced Qualitative Techniques
Advanced Quantitative Techniques
Comparative Politics III
Interest Groups and Social Movements
Constitutional Law
Multi-Level Government

Specialisation in Management and Analysis of Public Policies Specialisation in International Relations
Local Government
Analysis of Public Policies
Public Management Assessment
Multi-Level Government

Optional modules:
European Community Policies
Administrative Law
Public Finance
Negotiation of Public Interventions
Theory of International Relations
European International Politics
Analysis and Resolution of Conflicts
Spanish Foreign Policy

Optional modules:
Foreign Policy Analysis
Public International Law
International Organisations
Current Problems in International Relations