Universitat de Barcelona


What you will learn

A solid foundation in human history, from prehistory to the era of the first world empires, to the middle ages, the advent of industrial society and, finally, to contemporary culture.
Methodology in archaeology and current archaeological techniques.
A global vision of the history of different world cultures.
Practical skills in archaeology (work placements).

Number of ECTS credits: 240
Branch of knowledge: Arts and Humanities
Faculty or school: Faculty of Geography and History

What you will need

Language competence and analysis skills.
Foreign language competence (the reading skills required to study course-related literature and the general communication skills required to pursue course-related training).
Familiarity with a classic language, preferably Latin.
Computer skills at a user level.

Distribution of credits

Subject area typeECTS credits
Basic training63
Compulsory placements12
Compulsory final project6

Subjects (information available in Catalan)

Admission for students with studies completed outside Spain

Admission for students with studies completed outside Spain.

Applicants holding higher educational qualifications from a university outside Spain should consult the page Admission with foreign qualifications to find out about specific admission requirements.

Fields in which you can work

Excavations and archaeological studies, including environmental impact studies or projects addressing national heritage.
Specialist publishing.
Research in higher education and in public- and private-sector institutions and museums.
Archaeological heritage management in local, regional and national public-sector organizations.
Secondary education.