The single-curricular program for the double degree in Business Administration and Management and the Degree in Law is an educational offer for students who wish to obtain comprehensive training in the two undergraduate degrees offered by the Faculty of Economics, Business and Tourism, and the Faculty of Legal Sciences. This unique curricular program allows taking both degrees and obtaining the corresponding titles.

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The study plan for the double degree in Business Administration and Management and the Law Degree at the ULPGC has been designed so the student can study 360 ECTS credits in five and a half years.

The minimum number of European enrollment credits per student and academic year in the degree follows the Rules for Progress and Permanence in official degrees of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, which establish the modalities of enrollment on time complete and partial. Full-time students, the regular dedication regime of ULPGC students, must enroll in all the first year’s ECTS credits; from the second enrollment, they will have to register between 48 and 60 ECTS credits. Part-time students, for their part, must enroll for 30 ECTS credits in the first year and from the dual enrollment for between 24 and 30 ECTS credits. The student may request the modification of these limits in the Administration of the Building within the periods established for this purpose and according to the conditions included in the regulation.

Profile, requirements, outings, and enrollment

Regarding the admission profile, the student who wishes to take this double degree must fit the shapes of the Degree in Business Administration and Management and the Degree in Law. In this sense, they will have an exceptional sensitivity for business development and initiative to create and lead businesses that generate wealth and employment. He will have the decision-making and leadership capacity to integrate human teams adequately. Likewise, it would be optimal to own the abilities and interests that are listed below:

  • Have a previous general interest in human relations and the problems that arise from social coexistence.
  • Possess a good understanding of oral and written language.
  • I have a potentially adequate relationship capacity for the global conception of the legal system and the consequences of its application.
  • Have a marked vocation for active intervention in individual and group problems.

As specific access requirements, you must have passed the entrance test in one of the two degrees involved in this curricular program. In the event of abandonment by the student of this curricular program, they can only continue their studies to the degree to which they passed the specific entrance test.

RD 861/2010, which modifies RD 1393/2007, establishes that access to official Bachelor's degrees will be governed following the provisions of RD 1892/2008, of November 14, which regulate the conditions for access to official university degree courses and admission procedures to Spanish public universities, modified by RD 558/2010, of May 7.

The Governing Council of the ULPGC, in a session of April 27, 2010, agrees to approve the Regulations for Access and Admission of the ULPGC for Official Degrees created in the application of Royal Decree 1393/2007 of October 29. On September 27, 2010, the Permanent Commission of the Governing Council of the ULPGC approved the regulation modification.

As specific access requirements, you must have passed the entrance test in one of the two degrees involved in this curricular program. In the event of abandonment by the student of this curricular program, they can only continue their studies to the degree they passed the specific entrance test.

The professional opportunities of both degrees form a wide range of job possibilities. Among the leading and most common professional options for these degrees are a business organization, accounting and auditing, finance and business management and research, and professions of lawyer and solicitor, among others.

Teaching projects, justification, objectives and results

This curricular program aims to achieve effectively and efficiently, among others, the following strategic objectives:

a) Implement a renewed training model with methodologies following the EHEA that guarantees the comprehensive training (in knowledge, skills, and values) of the students who take it.

b) Adapt the educational offer to social demands, favoring economic and social growth consolidation. This implies that the Curricular Program for double degrees will offer basic financial and legal training of a general nature that should later allow graduates to opt for a specific professional specialization through the official master's degrees offered at this University.

c) Promote the R+D+I policy and relations with companies and institutions.

d) Consolidate the image of excellence of the Faculties of Law and Business Administration and Management in the training processes.

Among the strategies to achieve the objectives above, the following stand out:

a) Identify training needs and give them an adequate response.

b) Make the student a co-participant in the learning process, motivating perseverance and the behavior of being in a continuous training process.

c) Facilitate the transversal training of students.

d) Train students in social, ethical, and deontological values.

e) Optimize human resources.

f) Train in quality, promoting teachings based on active methodologies.

g) Guarantee a system of continuous improvement.

h) Stimulate and extend the inter-university collaboration.

i) Support for mobility programs for teachers and students.

j) Promote and facilitate collaboration with external agents and institutions.

The social and professional demand for the Degree in Business Administration and Management and the Degree in Law is revealed in the White Papers of both degrees, as we indicate below: - The academic, scientific, and professional interest has been analyzed and manifested in the White Paper on the Degree in Economics and Business, published within the European Convergence Program of ANECA. The experience accumulated at the ULPGC through the Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and Management and the Diploma in Business Sciences allows us to face the design and implementation of the new degree with guarantees. The most recent data show that, despite the decrease in the number of enrollees that have been observed for the national group in Business Administration and Management Studies at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, the degree of acceptance of These studies remains at an acceptable level with the incorporation of more than 400 new students in each of the last four years. In this way, the academic organization for a group of more than 2,800 students on average per year is undoubtedly an important and relevant figure in the ULPGC.

The studies of the ULPGC and those referred to in the technical file and the ANECA White Paper reveal high activity rates of graduates in Business Administration and Management. These rates, close to 90%, indicate a high level of employability. Concerning the period of insertion in the labor market of the graduates, it is remarkable the fact that more than half of the students find a job before finishing their studies and that close to 90% of the graduates in Administration and Management de Empresas get their first job in less than six months, after completing his training at the University.

- In the White Paper, the study of labor insertion of law graduates (from the year 2000) was carried out within the framework of the White Paper on the Degree in Law presented to ANECA (2006). From the information collected in it (resulting from various surveys and studies carried out), it is worth highlighting the following aspects:

* 14% of university enrollment in Spain is carried out in law studies (compared to the European average of 5%);

*The job placement rate of law graduates is around 80% six months after graduation;

* Around 40% of graduates are dedicated to professional practice;

* 26% of graduates work in the public sector after passing the corresponding competitive examination or competition;

* And 14% in financial institutions (banking) and insurance.

Based on the premise that university teaching cannot be separated from research, the scientific interest of the title proposed is guaranteed. The importance of research activity within the Spanish university has led to the creation of Research Groups at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. In this sense, the research groups in the Social Sciences and Law Area of the departments involved in teaching in this program have a high level of specialization. Their members are researchers of recognized national and international prestige. In addition, the doctoral program in Economics: Applications to finance and insurance, sectoral economics, the environment, and infrastructures, is coordinated by the Department of Applied Economic Analysis (DAEA) and by the Department of Quantitative Methods in Economics and Management (DMCEG). ) has recently renewed the quality mention granted by ANECA, being the only program that has said mention in the Area of Social and Legal Sciences. This program's main objective is the academic training necessary to deepen economic analysis and quantitative methods, opening up possibilities for specialization in various fields of applied economics such as quantitative financial economics and actuarial mathematics, sectoral economics, the economics of the environment, and sustainable development and the economics of infrastructures and transport.

Other doctoral programs are coordinated by the Department of Economics and Business Management, such as Management in the new economy, whose objective is to train future doctors scientifically and with a research orientation in consistent business management models. With the postulates of the new economy, with which it is intended that, once the program has been completed, students become familiar with the leading research techniques in Social Sciences and the theoretical bases of business organization, master the concepts and models related to the most recent trends in business management and are capable of proposing and developing, with a critical vision, research projects that contribute to solving questions that arise in the field of Management under the framework of the new economy.

Also noteworthy is the program New strategic trends in business administration and Management, in which subjects related to strategic management, corporate governance, family business, organizational control systems, international business, human resources, marketing, and tourism are studied.

The objective of the double degree in Business Administration and Management and Law is to train professionals capable of carrying out the professions inherent to each title.

This unique Curricular Program is oriented towards the general objective of providing essential training of available content, in which the basic concepts of Law Science and Economics Business Sciences can be acquired, as well as adequate knowledge, both theoretical and practical. ; either of the structure of the national, community and international legal system, and, in particular, of the normative contents of the different branches of Law; as knowledge in management tasks, advice, and evaluation in productive organizations. These tasks can be carried out in the global scope of the organization or in any of its functional areas: production, human resources, finance, marketing, investment, administration, or accounting.

The graduate must know the articulation of the normal development of all these functional areas with the general objectives of the productive unit, of these with the global context of the economy, and be able to contribute with their activity to the proper functioning and improvement of results. Specifically, she must know how to identify and anticipate opportunities, allocate resources, organize information, select and motivate people, make decisions, achieve proposed objectives, and evaluate results.

This training is also oriented towards acquiring the necessary skills to exercise professions linked to Law. All this is within the framework of recognizing and transmitting the fundamental values of coexistence, in general, and of specific deontology typical of the field of Law.

The expected results in the curricular program of the double degree correspond to those exposed in the degrees that make up said program.

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