University of Barcelona

Public management and administration

Course curriculum

Distribution of credits

Type ECTS
Basic training 60
Compulsory 132
Optional 30
Compulsory placements 12
Compulsory final project 6
TOTAL 240

Subjects by year and semester

FIRST YEAR
Subject Semester Type Credits
Contemporary Political and Social History 1 FB 6
Introduction to Law 1 FB 6
Sociology 1 FB 6
Spanish Political System 1 FB 6
Work and Communication Techniques 1 FB 6
Administrative Science 2 OB 6
Administrative Structures 2 OB 6
Constitutional Law 2 FB 6
Political Economy 2 FB 6
Treatment of Information in the Public Administration 2 FB 6
SECOND YEAR
Subject Semester Type Credits
Administrative Information and Documentation 1 OB 6
Applied Statistics for Public Administration I 1 FB 6
Legal Regime of Public Administrations I 1 OB 6
Public Economics 1 OB 6
Public Policy 1 OB 6
Applied Statistics for Public Administration II 2 FB 6
European Union Law and Administration 2 OB 6
Introduction to Financial Management 2 OB 6
Legal Regime of Public Administrations II 2 OB 6
Public Management Techniques and Methods 2 OB 6
THIRD YEAR
Subject Semester Type Credits
Administrative Activity I 1 OB 6
Budget Management I 1 OB 6
Employment Law 1 OB 6
Public Sector Employment 1 OB 6
Tax Management I 1 OB 6
Administrative Activity II 2 OB 6
Budget Management II 2 OB 6
Personnel Management 2 OB 6
Public Accounting 2 OB 6
Tax Management II 2 OB 6
FOURTH YEAR
Subject Semester Type Credits
Civil Law: People, Contracts and Goods 1 OB 6
Procurement and Public Services 1 OB 6
Final Project 2 TR 6
Institutional or Company Placement 2 PR 12
Optatives Subjects 1 OT 18
Optatives Subjects 2 OT 12

Pathways and specializations

Minor in Local Public Management
Specialization in Local Public Management
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