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DEGREE IN HUMANITIES

Code:
 C003

Credits:
 240
 
Publication date:
 21/07/2012

Title:
 Undergraduate 3-5 years (ECTS)
 
Fee:
 16,31
 1st-registration credits
 

FIELD OF STUDY

Arts and Humanities

SYLLABUS

DEGREE IN HUMANITIES

TYPE OF EDUCATION

Face-to-face

LANGUAGE / S THAT IS OFFERED

Valencian
Spanish

CENTRES WHERE IT IS TAUGHT

Faculty of Arts

PROGRAMME JOINTLY SHARED WITH

Only taught at this university

EXAMINATION DATES

Enter the list of examination dates for this graduate programme.

SYLLABUS OFFERED

 

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FIRST YEAR
SECOND YEAR
THIRD YEAR
FOURTH YEAR
30 credits
 
Year
Title
Credits
Subject
30 credits
 
 
 
6 credits
 
maximum 6 credits
 
maximum 6 credits
 
maximum 6 credits
 
 
Once this block is approved, you get
DEGREE IN HUMANITIES

 

AIMS

 

Students of the Degree in Humanities will study the multiple intellectual, social, cultural and artistic facets of humanity. The principle general aims of the degree course are:

1) To provide graduates with a multi-disciplinary and polyvalent humanistic education with a broad methodological basis, which will equip students to manage, disseminate and transmit culture in general and  will facilitate entry into qualified posts in a range of professional environments.

2) To produce versatile graduates who are experts in inter-disciplinary relationships, capable of understanding different cultural languages, particularly prepared to participate in an increasingly complex informational and cultural world, and permanently motivated to assimilate knowledge from heterogeneous sources.

3) To produce teachers capable of transmitting to our society cultural awareness and a desire to learn about, understand and respect the human cultural universe.

COMPETENCES


General Competences (CG)

  • CG1:Foreign language skills.
  • CG2:Computer and information technology skills.
  • CG3:Oral and written communication skills.
  • CG4:Critical reasoning.
  • CG5:Capacity for analysis and synthesis.
  • CG6:Capacity for teamwork.
  • CG7:Capacity for organisation and planning.
  • CG8:Creativity and capacity for initiative.
  • CG9:Problem-solving and decision-making.
  • CG10:Recognition of cultural diversity and equal opportunities.

Specific Competences (CE)

  • CE1:Understand human behaviour in society using specific methods and techniques of analysis and, in this way, develop the ethical commitment to gender equality and a special capacity for interpersonal relationships.
  • CE2:Understand History and the major artistic and philosophical currents of Mankind, particularly the classical foundations on which European cultural reality is based, and be able to transmit them by promoting the social value of culture.
  • CE3:Master one or more foreign languages to facilitate access to the production and interpretation of cultures in their diverse expressions, especially contemporary culture, cultural diversity and its management.
  • CE4:Understand contemporary territorial, socioeconomic, political and cultural reality, national and international, to interpret and transmit one's view of the modern world in critical fashion particularly the process of European integration, as well as the shaping of the Spanish state and its impact on the world.
  • CE5:Assess and interpret the cultural diversity of the Region of Valencia, contrasting the indigenous cultures of the region with other cultures with which relations and contacts are established, using the official languages as the vehicles for interaction.
  • CE6:Understand and assess indigenous cultural and natural heritage resources to contribute towards the sensitive management of sustainable development with a critical approach.
  • CE7:Make creative entrepreneurial use of the basic principles of the public and private organisation and management of ICTs to evaluate, create and carry out cultural dissemination projects.
  • CE8:Acquire skills to prepare and display content related to the human and social sciences for dissemination and for educating secondary school children, using personal skills and ICT.

 

CREDIT STRUCTURE OF THE DEGREE COURSE


Subjects in the Degree in Humanities, each worth 6 European ECTS credits, are organised into semesters. Specifically, students are required to take 5 subjects each semester, to complete 30 credits per semester and 60 credits per year, for a total of 240 credits over four years.

In order to make the course compatible with other activities, students are allowed to take a part-time course consisting of 30 credits per academic year.


DISTRIBUTION OF CREDITS PER SUBJECT TYPE


Subject type

ECTS Credits

Core

 60

Compulsory

144

Optional

 30

Final Project

  6

TOTAL credits

240


GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE PROGRAMME


The Course Programme is structured into 8 modules:

I. Module 1: Core module. 60 credits – 12 subjects

This module consists of core subjects in the area of Arts and Humanities, specifically, the disciplines of Art, Philosophy, History, Geography, Language, Literature and Anthropology.

II. Module 2: Language and Literature (compulsory + optional) 84 credits – 12 subjects

This module consists of 8 compulsory subjects, of which students are required to take 4 (30 credits), and 4 optional subjects, of which students may take a maximum of 2 (12 credits).

III. Module 3: Foreign language (compulsory + optional) 72 credits – 12 subjects

This module offers a coherent and progressive linguistic and literary grounding in a foreign language; students can choose between English and French. The module consists of 10 compulsory subjects, of which students are required to choose 5, and two optional subjects, of which students chose 1. These are distributed throughout the four academic years of the degree.

IV. Module 4: Ancient world (compulsory) 30 credits – 5 subjects

Comprising subjects from the disciplines of History, Philosophy and the Classics, this module is of a markedly multi-disciplinary nature and is organised chronologically, allowing students to study an extensive historical period from a range of disciplinary perspectives.

V. Module 5: The Mediaeval and Modern worlds (compulsory + optional) 30 credits – 5 subjects

This module consists of 4 compulsory subjects in semesters 5 and 6, and one optional subject in semester 8, comprising subjects from the disciplines of History, Philosophy, Art and the Classics.

VI. Module 6: The current world and heritage (compulsory + optional) 66 credits – 11 subjects

This module consists of 5 compulsory subjects, each worth 6 ECTS credits, taken in semesters 4 and 7, and 6 optional subjects taken in semester 8. This is the most complex and heterogeneous module of the Degree course, and its subjects are drawn from a wider range of disciplines: History, Anthropology, Geography, Arabic Philology, Art and Philosophy. This module is geared towards an in-depth study of the contemporary world, in accordance with the 21st-century Humanistic education that the Degree aims to offer.

VII. Module 7: Final Project (compulsory) 6 credits – 1 subject

Students are required to write and defend a Final Project. Prior to evaluation for the final project, the student must provide evidence of ability in a foreign language.  Among other forms of accreditation, the minimum necessary requirement at the University of Alicante is to have attained level B1 of the European Framework of Reference for Languages, and this requirement may be raised in the future.

VIII. Module 8: Work experience (optional) 6 credits – 1 subject

This module offers students the possibility of replacing an optional subject with participation on a work experience programme, providing students with exposure to professional life.

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT (IN A FOREIGN LANGUAGE)

Students who study an undergraduate degree at the University of Alicante must confirm a minimum level of B1 in a foreign language (a B2 is recommended) in order to obtain the diploma.  

The required language level is in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. 

The language accreditation requirement can be obtained previously or at any time during university studies. However, the language requirement will be necessary in order to be able to assess the final year project.

The different forms of obtaining such language requirement can be consulted in the additional information in this section.  

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LANGUAGE TEACHING COMPETENCE CERTIFICATE

Students who want to have a career in non-university teaching when they finish their studies are recommended to obtain the teaching competence certificate (Valencian and/or foreign languages).

This certificate can be obtained by taking specific itineraries in your university studies or by taking the UA teaching competence course in Valencian, German, French and English.

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FINAL YEAR PROJECT (TFG)

All the official undergraduate degrees must be completed by preparing and defending a final year project, which must be done in the final phase of the studies and be aimed at the assessment of competences associated to the degree.

The final year project must be an original, independent and personal work. The elaboration of it may by individual or coordinated. Each student will prepare this project under the supervision of a tutor, allowing students to show the received training content in an integrated many, as well as the acquired competences associated to the undergraduate degree.

In order to register in the final year project, students must comply with the requirements established in the “Regulations for continuation studies for students registered in undergraduate degrees at the University of Alicante”. Among the requirements established to be able to register in the final year project, a minimum of 168 credits must be passed in undergraduate degrees with a total of 240 credits, and a minimum of 228 credits in undergraduate degrees with a total of 300 credits or more.

In order for the final year project to be assessed, a B1 level of a foreign language (B2 is recommended) must be confirmed.

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Access routes

Procedure for applying for admission

Recommended applicant profile

Number of places and court notes

 

ACCESS ROUTES

 

Admission to this degree course is open to any applicant who meets one of the following entrance requirements:

1. HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA AND UNIVERSITY ENTRANCE EXAMINATION (Selection Examination). Although admission will be granted for all high school diploma disciplinary routes, it is recommended that applicants have studied the following disciplinary routes: Humanities and the Social Sciences.

Applicants’ admission grades for this course can be improved by taking the corresponding specific subject paper in the university entrance examination.  Papers for specific subjects with their corresponding weightings can be consulted in the table below.

 

High School Diploma Subjects

Parámetros de ponderación
Análisis Musical II Biología Ciencias de la Tierra y Medioambientales Dibujo Artístico II Dibujo Técnico II Diseño Economía de la Empresa Electrotecnia Física Geografía Griego Historia de la Música y de la Danza  Historia del Arte Latín Lenguaje y Práctica Musical Literatura Universal Matemáticas Aplicadas a las Ciencias Sociales II Matemáticas II Química Técnicas de Expresión Gráfico Plásticas Tecnología Industrial II

Academic Years 2010-11

2011-12

0.1                                          
0.2 x x
x
x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x

Academic Year 

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

0.1 x

x x x  x  
x
x x  
x  x  x

x  
0.2            
   
      x  x  


     

Academic Year

2015-16

0.1 x

x x x x

x
x

x x x

x
0.2









x
x x






 

 2. PREVIOUS HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENT QUALIFICATIONS FROM PREVIOUS EDUCATIONAL STRUCTURES WITH OR WITHOUT UNIVERSITY ENTRANCE EXAMINATION: 

Applicants who have passed the previous entrance examination, or applicants who have not passed the previous entrance examination but hold one of the following qualifications: LOGSE high school diploma, COU, Pre-university course certificate, or any other qualification equivalent to the high school diploma, may take the new entrance examination.

Applicants who have passed the previous entrance examination may take a specific subject paper in order to improve their admission grade, but must still take the general examination.  Applicants who have not passed the entrance examination must take the general examination and may, if they wish, take the specific subject paper in order to improve their admission grade.

For specific subjects, the weightings indicated in the previous section must be taken into account.

3. VOCATIONAL TRAINING: Qualifications in Advanced Vocational Training, Advanced Technician in Plastic Arts and Design or Advanced Technician in Sports: admission is granted for any vocational area. 

Applicants’ admission grades for this course can be improved by taking the corresponding specific subject paper in the university entrance examination.  Papers for specific subjects with their corresponding weightings can be consulted in the table 1.

4. STUDENTS FROM EUROPEAN UNION EDUCATIONAL SYSTEMS OR OTHER STATES WITH WHICH SPAIN HAS A RELEVANT INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENT.  AN ACCESS CERTIFICATE IS REQUIRED, issued by the UNED (Spanish National University for Distance Education). Applicants may take the specific subject paper in order to improve their admission grade.  They may also take the complete university entrance examination.

5. STUDENTS FROM FOREIGN EDUCATION SYSTEMS, FOLLOWING APPLICATION FOR HOMOLOGATION OF THEIR ORIGINAL HIGH SHCHOOL DIPLOMA WITH THE SPANISH HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA, AND SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THE UNIVERSITY ENTRANCE EXAMINATION ORGANISED BY THE UNED.

6. ADMISSION FOR APPLICANTS OVER 25 YEARS OF AGE Specific university entrance examination.  From the total places offered, a minimum of 2% are reserved.  Preference is given to Arts and Humanities. + info

7. ADMISSION FOR APPLICANTS OVER 40 YEARS OF AGE who do not hold academic qualifications but have accredited work and professional experience in accordance with accreditation criteria and the work and professional experience concerned.  An interview will be held.  A series of places are reserved for applicants over 40  years of age, of between 1% and 3% of the total places offered.  +info

8. ADMISSION FOR APPLICANTS OVER 45 YEARS OF AGE. Specific university entrance examination.  This access route is open to applicants who do not hold a qualification which would qualify them for admission by another route, and who cannot accredit work and professional experience.  A series of places are reserved for applicants over 45 years of age, of between 1% and 3% of the total places offered. + info

9. UNIVERSITY DEGREES OR EQUIVALENT. 3% of the total places offered are reserved.


PROCEDURE FOR APPLYING FOR ADMISSION: PRE-ENROLMENT AND REGISTRATION

  • Anticipated number of places offered during the first pre-enrolment session: 50
  • Applicants admitted to a course must formally register within the timescale established annually in the enrolment calendar. Registration Information.


RECOMMENDED APPLICANT PROFILE

 

New students should have a basic grounding in the Social and Human Sciences, together with good skills in logical reasoning.


NUMBER OF PLACES AND COURT NOTES

 

COURSES

NUMBER OF PLACES

COURT NOTES

GENERAL

OVER

25

OVER 40

OVER

45

GRADUATES

SPORTPEOPLE

DISABLED

2010-11

50

5,200

7,685

---

---

6,100

---

---

2011-12

50

6,474

7,373

---

---

6,950

---

5,000

2012-13

50

5,666

6,360

---

---

6,320

---

5,000

2013-14

50

5,000

7,855

---

5,000

5,000

---

---

2014-15

50

5,000

---

---

---

5,000

---

---

2015-16

50

5,000

7,390

---

---

6,050

---

---

2016-17

50

5,000

5,480

---

---

---

---

---



  • "Court notes" indicated correspond to the results of the first adjudication of June.
  • The definitive notes can be inferior to the here collected.

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

The professional profile of the Degree in Humanities is geared, first of all, towards cultural and heritage management and dissemination. This profile equips graduates to devise cultural projects and initiatives, organise events, act as cultural consultants and promoters in a range of public and private fields, which include publishing, the audiovisual industry, business, etc.

This Degree is further aimed towards a teaching career in Secondary School in the various subjects of the Humanities’ field in which students are trained.

Finally, whereas the Degree in Humanities provides a multidisciplinary and multi-purpose humanistic training, it is also meant to be an enhancing formative complement to improve the career opportunities for professionals in the field of the Human, the Social and the Communication Sciences.


Professions for which the degree qualifies its holder:

  • Specialist in cultural and heritage planning and dissemination.
  • Teaching in secondary education in any of the subjects of Humanities.
  • Cultural advisor.
  • Promoter of cultural activities.
  • Intercultural mediator.
  • Cultural technician in public and private organizations.


IMPLEMENTATION


TIMESCALE

Academic Year

Implementation of the Degree (Grado) in Humanities

Phasing out of  the former Degree (Licenciatura) in Humanities

Final examination sessions corresponding to the former Degree (Licenciatura) in Humanities

2010-11

1st Year

2010-11, first year not taught

2011-12, for 1st Year subjects

2011-12

2nd Year

2011-12, second year not taught

2012-13, for 2nd Year subjects

2012-13

3rd Year

2012-13, third year not taught

2013-14, for 3rd Year and optional subjects form the first cycle.

2013-14

4th Year

2013-14 fourth year not taught

2014-15, for 4th Year subjects

2014-15


2015-16 End of teaching on the former Degree in History, all years

2015-16, for 5th Year and optional subjects from the second cycle.


CREDIT EQUIVALENCE BETWEEN THE FORMER DEGREE AND THE NEW DEGREE (GRADO) IN HUMANITIES


Code

Former plan

Credits

New Degree plan (Grado)

ECTS

3245

HUMAN GEOGRAPHY

6

INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN GEOGRAPHY

6

3246

GENERAL PREHISTORY

4

FROM THE FIRST HUMANS TO THE ANCIENT WORLD

6

3248

INTRODUCTION TO ANCIENT HISTORY

4

FROM THE FIRST HUMANS TO THE ANCIENT WORLD

6

3250

GREEK CULTURE THROUGH TEXTS I

3

GREEK: LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND CULTURE

6

3258

GREEK CULTURE THROUGH TEXTS II

3

3251

LATIN AND CLASSICAL CULTURE

6

LATIN: LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND CULTURE

6

3253

CATALAN LANGUAGE

6

CATALAN LANGUAGE WORKSHOP (SPEAKING AND WRITING)

6

3254

ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE I

6

EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION IN ENGLISH I

6

3255

FRENCH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE I

6

FRENCH LANGUAGE I

6

PRINCIPAL MOVEMENTS IN FRENCH LITERATURE AND CULTURE I

6

3256

URBAN GEOGRAPHY

5

LANDSCAPE MANAGEMENT IN GEOGRAPHY

6

6887

GEOGRAPHY OF HEALTH AND WELFARE

6

7638

GEOGRAPHY OF TOURISM, LEISURE AND RECREATION

6

3260

MEDIAEVAL WORLD HISTORY

4

FROM MEDIAEVAL TO MODERN TIMES

6

3272

MODERN WORLD HISTORY

4

3261

HISTORY OF ART

8

HISTORY OF ART

6

3262

INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY

6

THE ARTICULATION OF PHILOSOPHY: FROM MYTHOLOGY TO HELLENISTIC PHILOSOPHY

6

3263

SPANISH LITERATURE

6

INTRODUCTION TO SPANISH LITERATURE

6

3264

CATALAN LITERATURE

6

INTRODUCTION TO MEDIAEVAL CATALAN LITERATURE

6

3265

ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE II

9

EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION IN ENGLISH II

6

MAJOR WORKS OF ENGLISH LITERATURE I

6

3266

FRENCH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE II

9

PRINCIPAL MOVEMENTS IN FRENCH LITERATURE AND CULTURE II

6

3267

POPULATION GEOGRAPHY

3

SOCIAL AND WELFARE GEOGRAPHY

6

3271

LATIN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

6

LATIN: LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND CULTURE

6

3274

PREHISTORY OF THE IBERIAN PENINSULA

6

THE MEDITERRANEAN IN PREHISTORY: CULTURE AND HERITAGE

6

3277

CONTEMPORARY ART

9

HISTORY OF CONTEMPORARY ART

6

3280

CATALONIAN SOCIOLINGUISTICS

4.5

CATALAN LANGUAGE: TEXTS AND CONTEXTS

6

3281

COMPARATIVE CATALAN LITERATURE

4.5

THEORY AND PRACTICE OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE: CATALAN LITERATURE

9

6867

INTRODUCTION TO ANTHROPOLOGY

6

BASICS OF SOCIAL AND CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY

6

6868

PHILOSOPHY

6

PHILOSOPHY AND MODERNITY: SUBJECT FORMATION

6

6871

ANCIENT HISTORY OF THE IBERIAN PENINSULA

6

THE MEDITERRANEAN IN THE ANCIENT WORLD: HISTORY, CULTURE AND HERITAGE

6

6872

MEDIAEVAL HISTORY OF SPAIN

6

THE IBERIAN PENINSULA IN THE MEDIAEVAL WEST

6

6875

CONTEMPORARY HISTORY

8

SPAIN IN THE CONTEMPORARY WORLD

6

6878

SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY OF THE PEOPLES OF SPAIN

6

SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY AND CULTURAL DIVERSITY

6

6880

STRUCTURE OF SCIENTIFIC THEORIES

4,5

PHILOSOPHY AND MODERNITY: SUBJECT FORMATION

6

6881

HISTORY OF THE CURRENT WORLD

4,5

PROBLEMS IN CONTEMPORARY PHILOSOPHY

6

6888

CURRENT CATALAN LITERATURE

6

CURRENT CATALAN LITERATURE

6

6892

FRENCH LITERATURE AND CINEMA

6

THE CULTURE OF FRENCH-SPEAKING NATIONS

6

 

TOTAL

141,5

TOTAL

138

 

DEGREE IN HUMANITIES. SYLLABUS SUMMARY

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