Bachelor’s Degree in Law + Political Science

Type of programme
Official degrees
Duration
8 semesters
Credits
240 ECTS
Price
€10.020* (1st year 2021-2022) *Subject to review each year
Places
90
Schedule
Mornings and afternoon
Language
Catalan, Spanish and English
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Discover the career opportunities this programme can afford

The sum of the two degrees opens the door to broader job opportunities:

  • International and foreign action agencies
  • Political institutions and public administrations
  • Civil and non-governmental organisations
  • Private consultancy
  • International consultancy
  • Teaching and research
  • Political and public policy analysis

Lecturers in Law and legal practitioners

Our teaching staff consists of academics and qualified professionals from various fields of Law. Our academic staff carry out their teaching and research activity in accordance with the Faculty’s lines of research, which are characterised by an interdisciplinary nature and a practical approach to transferring legal knowledge to society.

The Faculty is also home to lecturers who are in close contact with the professional legal world through their work in lawyer’s offices, law firms or courts of law, for example. This blend of teaching practices creates a perfect balance and enables us to offer our students high quality, specialised training that is both theoretical and practical, as they prepare to become the lawyers of tomorrow.

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Presentation

The Double Bachelor's Degree in Law & Political Science is divided between Barcelona and New York. As part of this five-year programme you will spend one academic year at Iona College in New York thanks to the course's clear international focus. Earn a Bachelor's Degree in Law from UIC Barcelona and a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science from Iona College.

Both degree programmes are officially recognised: the Bachelor's Degree in Law, as an official degree in Spain, and the Bachelor's Degree in Political Science, as an official qualification in the United States. This will allow you to pursue a professional career in both Europe and the United States.

Learn to become a legal professional from a global perspective and take an in-depth look at highly relevant socio-political issues. You will develop skills that will prove extremely useful in your future profession: critical thinking, cross-cultural communication and media literacy.

Your profile will be a perfect match for law firms, government departments, embassies, consulate offices, foreign institutions, NGOs, international organisations, multinational companies, consultancy firms and media organisations.

Advantages of the programme

  1. Complete two official degrees in five years
  2. Improve your English
  3. Receive additional training and undertake work experience both in Spain and abroad
  4. Take a cosmopolitan, hands-on approach to education and enhance your future prospects
  5. Explore new horizons from an innovative, comprehensive and multidisciplinary perspective

Study programme and subjects 2020-2021

Subjects in course 1 Type Term ECTS
Constitutional Law 1 Type: FB Term: First semester ECTS: 6
English for Lawyers Type: FB Term: First semester ECTS: 6
History of Law and of the Institutions Type: FB Term: First semester ECTS: 6
Introduction of Law Type: FB Term: First semester ECTS: 6
Juridical Infotecnology and Communication Skills Type: FB Term: First semester ECTS: 6
Civil Law 1 Type: FB Term: Second semester ECTS: 6
Constitutional Law 2 Type: FB Term: Second semester ECTS: 6
Fundamentals of the Human Behavior Type: FB Term: Second semester ECTS: 6
International Public Law Type: FB Term: Second semester ECTS: 6
Roman Law Type: OB Term: Second semester ECTS: 6
Subjects in course 2 Type Term ECTS
Administrative Law 1 Type: FB Term: First semester ECTS: 6
Civil Law 2 Type: OB Term: First semester ECTS: 6
Community Law Type: OB Term: First semester ECTS: 6
Legal Information Technology 2 Type: OB Term: First semester ECTS: 3
Penal Law 1 Type: OB Term: First semester ECTS: 3
Principles of Economics Type: OB Term: First semester ECTS: 6
Administrative Law 2 Type: OB Term: Second semester ECTS: 6
Civil Law 3 Type: OB Term: Second semester ECTS: 6
Finance and Accounting Analysis Type: OB Term: Second semester ECTS: 4
Introduction to Comparative Law Type: OB Term: Second semester ECTS: 2
Penal Law 2 Type: OB Term: Second semester ECTS: 6
Procedural Law 1 Type: OB Term: Second semester ECTS: 6
Subjects in course 3 Type Term ECTS
Administrative Law 3 Type: OB Term: First semester ECTS: 3
Civil Law 4 Type: OB Term: First semester ECTS: 6
Commercial Law 1 Type: OB Term: First semester ECTS: 6
Financial and Tax Law 1 Type: OB Term: First semester ECTS: 6
Penal Law 3 Type: OB Term: First semester ECTS: 6
Procedural Law 2 Type: OB Term: First semester ECTS: 3
Administrative Law 4 Type: OB Term: Second semester ECTS: 6
Civil Law 5 Type: OB Term: Second semester ECTS: 6
Commercial Law 2 Type: OB Term: Second semester ECTS: 6
Financial and Tax Law 2 Type: OB Term: Second semester ECTS: 4
International Contract Law Type: OB Term: Second semester ECTS: 2
Labour and Social Segurity Law 1 Type: OB Term: Second semester ECTS: 6
Subjects in course 4 Type Term ECTS
Catalan Public Law Type: OB Term: First semester ECTS: 3
Commercial Law 3 Type: OB Term: First semester ECTS: 3
Ecclesiastical and Matrimonial Canon Law Type: OB Term: First semester ECTS: 6
Labour and Social Segurity Law 2 Type: OB Term: First semester ECTS: 3
Philosophy of Law Type: OB Term: First semester ECTS: 6
Private International Law Type: OB Term: First semester ECTS: 6
Procedural Penal Law 1 Type: OB Term: First semester ECTS: 3
Final Degree Project Type: TF Term: Second semester ECTS: 6
Procedural Penal Law 2 Type: OB Term: Second semester ECTS: 2
Type: OP Term: Second semester ECTS: 22
Analysis of Legal Problems Type: OP Term: Second semester ECTS: 4
Construction Law Type: OP Term: Second semester ECTS: 3
Criminal Damage Law Type: OP Term: Second semester ECTS: 4
Criminal Law and Technology: Cybercrime and Electronic Evidence Type: OP Term: Second semester ECTS: 2
Cultural Management Type: OP Term: Second semester ECTS: 12
Current Issues in Christianity Type: OP Term: Second semester ECTS: 3
Digital Law Type: OP Term: Second semester ECTS: 4
Economic Criminal Law Type: OP Term: Second semester ECTS: 4
Financial Management 2 Type: OP Term: Second semester ECTS: 6
Financial Sector: Regulation and Basic Aspects of How It Functions Type: OP Term: Second semester ECTS: 4
International Organisations & Human Rights Type: OP Term: Second semester ECTS: 3
Maritime and Port Law Type: OP Term: Second semester ECTS: 3
Marketing Management 1 Type: OP Term: Second semester ECTS: 6
Negotiation Tactics Type: OP Term: Second semester ECTS: 2
Operations Management Type: OP Term: Second semester ECTS: 4
Real Estate and Property Law Type: OP Term: Second semester ECTS: 3
Student Mobility Credits-Private Law 1 Type: OP Term: Second semester ECTS: 6
Student Mobility Credits-Private Law 2 Type: OP Term: Second semester ECTS: 5
Student Mobility Credits-Public Law 1 Type: OP Term: Second semester ECTS: 6
Student Mobility Credits-Public Law 2 Type: OP Term: Second semester ECTS: 5
Tax Proceedings, Fiscal Aspects of Family Businesses and Accounting for Lawyers Type: OP Term: Second semester ECTS: 4
Theory of Evidence Type: OP Term: Second semester ECTS: 2
Work Experience in Courts Type: OP Term: Second semester ECTS: 2
Work Placements in Companies/ Law Firms Type: OP Term: Second semester ECTS: 2
  • ECTS: European Credit Transfer System
  • Term: calendar period
  • (a): subjects which are taught in English

Internship

Professional work experience

UIC Barcelona

We have a team of professionals specialised in all branches of law. Many of them work for the prominent law firms and institutions we collaborate with. The following agreements are an integral part of our academic policy:

  • Alcántara, Blay, Del Coso Abogados
  • BDO Audiberia
  • Bohigues Procuradores
  • Bufete Anguera de Sojo
  • Bufete Barrilero & Asociados
  • Cuatrecasas
  • Deloitte & Touche
  • Domingo Nieto, Abogados
  • Ferreras Abogados
  • Juan Riera Abogados
  • KPMG Abogados
  • Rodon Guinjoan, Advocat
  • Vialegis Asesores Legales y Tributarios
  • Vidal Quadras Trias de Bes
  • VLEX Networks
  • William Mercer

IONA College

The teaching staff at Iona College's Faculty of Arts and Sciences is also made up of professionals specialised in a wide range of fields, including:

  • Government: public policy, intelligence services, diplomacy, politics
  • Business: banking, world finance, imports/exports, consultancy services
  • Tourism: development, marketing
  • Law: corporate, government, public, NGOs
  • Journalism and media: research, publishing, news
  • Education and social services
  • Religious orders and volunteer work

The work placement opportunities in the field of Political Science include:

  • Work experience at Edmund Rice International
  • United States Senate
  • New York State Attorney General
  • New York State Governor's Office
  • United State Congress
  • Non-governmental organisations
  • Yonkers Town Council
  • New York State Assembly
  • USA Today
  • BBC/America
  • Jon Stewart Show

Prerequisites & admissions

Pre-requisites for admission

To take the second bachelor's degree at Iona College in New York, you must:

  1. Complete the Bachelor's Degree in Law at UIC Barcelona.
  2. Have the required level of English (in this case, a score of 80 on the TOEFL exam).

Grants & financial aid