Study plan Bachelor's Degree in Political Science and Public Management and Sociology

Study guides

Title of qualification awarded

Diploma in Political Science and Public Administration and Diploma in Sociology


Mornings and afternoons

Table of credits for each course

Credit distribution Basic training Compulsory Optional Final Project
1st year 66      
2nd year   66    
3rd year   66    
4th year   72    
5th year   6 30 24
Totals 66 210 30 24

Period of study


Part-time or full-time

Full-time dedication; slow track also available.


Basic and compulsory training

1st year 2nd year
  • Political Science
  • Political Economics
  • Fundamentals of Sociology
  • English for Social Sciences
1st semester
  • Fundamentals of Public Law
2nd semester
  • Modern World and Politics
  • Methodology and Design of Social Research
  • Political Thought
  • Spanish Politics
  • International Relations
  • Social Policy, Family and Migrations
1st semester
  • Social Research Quantitative Methods
  • Social Research Qualitative Methods
2nd semester
  • Methods of Analysis
3rd year 4th year
  • Administration and Public Policies
1st semester
  • Social Classes and Stratification
  • Contemporary Sociological Thought
  • Social Change and Globalisation
  • Research Techniques
  • Modern International System
2nd semester
  • Gender and Ethnicity
  • Micro Sociological Theory
  • Management of Social Intervention Projects I
  • Economic Policy and Public Sector Economics
1st semester
  • Macro Sociological Theory
  • Sociology of Education
  • Sociology of Religion
  • Political Behaviour
  • Comparative Politics I
  • Public Administration
2nd semester
  • Qualitative Analysis
  • Methodology and the Social Sciences
  • Sociology of Work
  • Environmental Sociology
  • Institutions and Politics of the European Union
  • Comparative Politics II
5th year 
1st semester
You must complete 12 optional credits from the bachelor's degree in Sociology and 6 optional credits from the bachelor's degree in Political Science and Public Administration

2nd semester
  • Management of Social Intervention Projects II
  • Final Project in Sociology
  • Final Project in Political Science and Public Administration
You must complete 12 optional credits from the bachelor's degree in Political Science and Public Administration

Optional subjects

5th year
Sociology Political Science Public Administration
  • Analysis of Religious Organisations
  • Social Anthropology
  • Consumerism and Sustainability
  • Demography
  • Social Policy Economics
  • Education, School and Territory
  • Education Policies
  • Industrial Relations
  • Sociology of Communication
  • Sociology of Culture
  • Sociology of Businesses and Organisations
  • Sociology of Identities
  • Sociology of Knowledge
  • Sociology of Gender
  • Housework and Everyday Life
  • Work Placement
  • Analysis of Public Policies
  • Foreign Policy Analysis
  • Electoral Analysis
  • Analysis and Resolution of Conflicts
  • Public Management Assessment
  • Communication and Public Opinion
  • Demography
  • Administrative Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Public International Law
  • Spanish Economics
  • International Trade and Economics
  • Public Finance
  • Local Government
  • Multi-Level Government
  • Interest Groups and Social Movements
  • Professional Skills
  • Negotiation of Public Interventions
  • International Organisations
  • Political Parties 
  • Catalan Politics
  • Comparative Politics III
  • Spanish Foreign Policy
  • European International Politics
  • European Community Policies
  • Current Problems in International Relations
  • Multivariable Political Research Techniques
  • Qualitative Political Research Techniques
  • Theory of International Relations
  • Political Theory
  • Work Placement

All optional subjects are worth 6 credits, except for Work Placement which is worth 12 credits.