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Dual bachelor's degree Biology / Environmental Sciences

Dual bachelor's degree Biology / Environmental Sciences

2020-2021 academic year

General information

General information

Name of the course:
Dual bachelor's degree Biology / Environmental Sciences
Branch of knowledge:
Sciences
Duration:
5 years
European credits:
339
What qualifications can lead to:
Holder of a Bachelor's Degree in Biology from the University of Girona
Holder of a Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Sciences from the University of Girona
Teaching institution:
Faculty of Sciences
Indicative number of places:
20
Last admission mark:
Marks required for the June 2020 examination session
Approx. price for the first year:
See How much does it costs to study at the University of Girona?
Language requirements:
To obtain the certificate students must prove they have B2 level or equivalent in English, German, French or Italian (general requirement of bachelor's degree studies)
Other information:
Follow-up indicators / AQU Indicators

It's useful to know

The learning objectives and competences of the dual bachelor's degree are the same as those of the bachelor's degrees in Biology and Environmental Sciences separately.

Access

Access requirements

  • Upper secondary school education. Access: university entrance examinations (PAU), general phase. Admission: weighting of the subjects examined in PAU, linked to the branch of knowledge of Sciences.
  • Higher level vocational training cycles (CFGS). Access: all CFGS. Admission: weighting of the subjects examined in PAU, linked to the branch of knowledge of Sciences.
  • Over 25s. Preferential option in successful entrance exam: Science
  • Over 45s. Entrance test passed and with a sufficient interview outcome.
  • Other special types of access recognized under current regulations.

Other access information

Careers

The professional careers open to those undertaking the dual bachelor's degree in Biology and Environmental Science are the same as those of the Bachelor's Degrees in Biology and Environmental Sciences.

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University master’s degrees

The UdG offers an extensive master’s-degree programme. Master's degree courses offer advanced, specialised or multidisciplinary training, aimed at providing students with an academic or professional specialism or an introduction to research. These are official courses that enable students to move on to study for a doctoral degree.

Doctorate degree programmes

The doctoral studies are aimed at providing students with advanced training in research techniques and include the preparation and presentation of a doctoral thesis, consisting of original research work. To join a doctoral programme you need to have a minimum of between 60 and 120 ECTS credits at official university master's degree level or equivalent.

Postgraduate courses and specialisation

The University of Girona Foundation: Innovation and Training is the centre that plays host to and organises ongoing educational activities to meet the needs ongoing higher-level education. If offers own masters, postgraduate courses, specialization courses and other postgraduate activities covering all areas of knowledge.

Subjects

Curriculum Subjects offered for 2020-2021

60.00 B or higher is required

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2020-2021

Biologia d'organismes i sistemesBiología de organismos y sistemasOrganisms and systems biology  (3103G01079)

BBasic 6.00 AAnnual YES

Biologia fonamentalBiología fundamentalFundamentals of biology  (3103G00079)

BBasic 6.00 AAnnual YES

Estadística aplicadaEstadística aplicadaApplied statistics  (3103G00084)

BBasic 6.00 AAnnual YES

FísicaFísicaPhysics  (3103G00081)

BBasic 6.00 AAnnual YES

Fonaments de químicaFundamentos de químicaFundamentals of chemistry  (3103G00078)

BBasic 6.00 AAnnual YES

GeologiaGeologíaGeology  (3103G01080)

BBasic 6.00 AAnnual YES

MatemàtiquesMatemáticasMathematics  (3103G00080)

BBasic 6.00 AAnnual YES

Tècniques científiques integrades 1Técnicas científicas integradas 1Integrated scientific techniques 1  (3103G00082)

BBasic 6.00 AAnnual YES

Tècniques científiques integrades 2Técnicas científicas integradas 2Integrated scientific techniques 2  (3103G00083)

BBasic 6.00 AAnnual YES

Tècniques científiques integrades 3Técnica científicas integradas 3Scientific integrated techniques 3  (3103G01081)

BBasic 6.00 AAnnual YES

69.00 OB or higher is required.

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2020-2021

Anàlisi avançada de dadesAnálisis avanzado de datosAdvanced data analysis  (3103G00090)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

BioquímicaBioquímicaBiochemistry  (3103G00086)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

BotànicaBotánicaBotany  (3103G00093)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

CartografiaCartografíaCartography  (3103G03099)

OBCompulsory 3.00 SSemester long YES

Citologia i histologiaCitología e HistologíaCytology and histology  (3103G00088)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

Enginyeria ambientalIngeniería ambientalEnvironmental engineering  (3103G03098)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

GenèticaGenéticaGenetics  (3103G00092)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

Medi ambient i societatMedio ambiente y sociedadSociety and environment  (3103G03095)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

MicrobiologiaMicrobiologíaMicrobiology  (3103G00091)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

Pràctiques de bioquímicaPrácticas de bioquímicaBiochemistry practical lessons  (3103G00087)

OBCompulsory 3.00 SSemester long YES

Pràctiques de botànicaPrácticas de botánicaExperimental botany  (3103G01086)

OBCompulsory 3.00 SSemester long YES

Pràctiques de citologia i histologiaPrácticas de citología e histologíaCytology and histology practical sessions  (3103G01082)

OBCompulsory 3.00 SSemester long YES

Pràctiques de genèticaPrácticas de genéticaExperimental genetics  (3103G01085)

OBCompulsory 3.00 SSemester long YES

Pràctiques de microbiologiaPrácticas de microbiologíaPracticum of microbiology  (3103G01084)

OBCompulsory 3.00 SSemester long YES

Química ambientalQuímica ambientalEnvironmental chemistry  (3103G03092)

OBCompulsory 3.00 SSemester long YES

66.00 OB or higher is required.

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2020-2021

Biologia molecular i tècniques de DNA recombinantBiología molecular y técnicas de DNA recombinanteMolecular biology and recombinant DNA techniques  (3103G00097)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

EconomiaEconomíaEconomics  (3103G03096)

OBCompulsory 3.00 SSemester long YES

Educació ambientalEducación ambientalEnvironmental education  (3103G03108)

OBCompulsory 3.00 SSemester long YES

Fisiologia vegetalFisiología vegetalPlant Physiology  (3103G01087)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

Gestió i planificació dels recursos i del territoriGestión y planificación de los recursos y del territorioLand resources planning and management  (3103G03107)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

HidrogeologiaHidrogeologíaHydrogeolgy  (3103G03093)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

Legislació ambientalLegislación ambientalEnvironmental law  (3103G03097)

OBCompulsory 3.00 SSemester long YES

Meteorologia i climatologiaMeteorología y climatologíaMeteorology and climatology  (3103G03094)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

Pràctiques de biologia molecularPrácticas de biología molecularPractices of molecular biology  (3103G01093)

OBCompulsory 3.00 SSemester long YES

Pràctiques de fisiologia vegetalPrácticas de fisiología vegetalPractical lessons in plant physiology   (3103G01088)

OBCompulsory 3.00 SSemester long YES

Pràctiques de zoologiaPrácticas de zoologíaPractical zoology  (3103G01083)

OBCompulsory 3.00 SSemester long YES

Tractament d'aigüesTratamiento de aguasWater treatment  (3103G03102)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

Tractament i valorització de residusTratamiento y valorización de residuosWaste treatment and valorization  (3103G03104)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

ZoologiaZoologíaZoology  (3103G00089)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

66.00 OB or higher is required.

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2020-2021

ArtròpodesArtrópodosArthropods  (3103G01097)

OBCompulsory 3.00 SSemester long YES

Botànica marinaBotánica marinaMarine Botany  (3103G01098)

OBCompulsory 3.00 SSemester long YES

Contaminació atmosfèricaContaminación atmosféricaAir pollution  (3103G03103)

OBCompulsory 3.00 SSemester long YES

Ecologia de poblacionsEcología de poblacionesPopulation ecology  (3103G01096)

OBCompulsory 3.00 SSemester long YES

EcologiaEcologíaEcology  (3103G00095)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

Edafologia i contaminació de sòlsEdafología y contaminación de suelosEdafology and soil pollution  (3103G03101)

OBCompulsory 3.00 SSemester long YES

EvolucióEvoluciónEvolution  (3103G01089)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

Fisiologia animalFisiología animalAnimal Physiology  (3103G01091)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

Microbiologia i toxicologia ambientalsMicrobiología y toxicología ambientalesEnvironmental microbiology and toxicology  (3103G03100)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

Plantes vascularsPlantas vascularesVascular Plant  (3103G01095)

OBCompulsory 3.00 SSemester long YES

Pràctiques de fisiologia animalPrácticas de fisiología animalPractical animal physiology  (3103G01092)

OBCompulsory 3.00 SSemester long YES

Pràctiques d'ecologiaPrácticas de ecologíaEcology practical lessons  (3103G00096)

OBCompulsory 3.00 SSemester long YES

Pràctiques d'evolucióPrácticas de evoluciónEvolution practical lessons  (3103G01090)

OBCompulsory 3.00 SSemester long YES

Sistemes de gestió ambientalSistemas de gestión ambientalEnvironmental management systems  (3103G03109)

OBCompulsory 3.00 SSemester long YES

Sistemes d'informació geogràficaSistemas de información geográficaGeographical information systems  (3103G03106)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

Tècniques instrumentals d'anàlisi ambientalTécnicas instrumentales de análisis ambientalInstrumental techniques in environmental analysis  (3103G03105)

OBCompulsory 3.00 SSemester long YES

VertebratsVertebradosVertebrates  (3103G01094)

OBCompulsory 3.00 SSemester long YES

Optional Subjects/Complementary Training6.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2020-2021

GeobotànicaGeobotánicaPlant Ecology  (3103G00110)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

BiodiversitatBiodiversidadBiodiversity  (3103G00111)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

Comunitats animalsComunidades animalesWildlife communities  (3103G00112)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

Gestió de faunaGestión de faunaWildlife management  (3103G00113)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

Gestió de floraGestión de la floraPlant Management  (3103G00114)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

Ecologia fluvialEcología fluvialFluvial ecology  (3103G00115)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

Ecologia marinaEcología marinaMarine ecology  (3103G00116)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

Ecologia lacustreEcología lacustreLake ecology  (3103G00117)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

OceanografiaOceanografíaOceanography  (3103G00118)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

Mètodes en ecologiaMétodos en ecologíaMethods in ecology  (3103G00119)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

Ecologia aplicadaEcología aplicadaApplied ecology  (3103G00120)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

Genètica de la conservacióGenética de la conservaciónConservation genetics  (3103G00121)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

Recursos faunísticsRecursos faunísticosAnimal resources  (3103G00122)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

Recursos vegetalsRecursos vegetalesPlant resources  (3103G00123)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

Resposta de la vegetació i de la fauna al canvi climàticRespuesta de la vegetación y de la fauna al cambio climáticoPlant and animal responses to climate change  (3103G00124)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

Economia i gestió d'empresesEconomía y gestión de empresasEconomics and Management  (3103G00125)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

Introducció a la professionalitzacióIntroducción a la profesionalizaciónIntroduction to professionalization   (3103G00126)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

Pràctiques en empresaPrácticas en empresaInternship  (3103G01109)

OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual YES

Pràctiques en empresaPrácticas en empresaInternships  (3103G03113)

OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual YES

You need to get 12,00 OB

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2020-2021

Avaluació d'impacte ambientalEvaluación de impacto ambientalEnvironmental impact assessment  (3103G03110)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

ProjectesProyectosProjects  (3103G01100)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

You need to get 24.00 TFG

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2020-2021

Treball de fi de grauTrabajo de fin de gradoBachelor thesis  (3103G03111)

Bachelor's thesis 12.00 AAnnual YES

Treball de fi de grauTrabajo de fin de gradoBachelor thesis  (3103G01101)

Bachelor's thesis 12.00 AAnnual YES

It is necessary to pass 2 of the following modules

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2020-2021

GeobotànicaGeobotánicaPlant Ecology  (3103G00110)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

BiodiversitatBiodiversidadBiodiversity  (3103G00111)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

Comunitats animalsComunidades animalesWildlife communities  (3103G00112)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

Gestió de faunaGestión de faunaWildlife management  (3103G00113)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

Gestió de floraGestión de la floraPlant Management  (3103G00114)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2020-2021

Ecologia fluvialEcología fluvialFluvial ecology  (3103G00115)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

Ecologia marinaEcología marinaMarine ecology  (3103G00116)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

Ecologia lacustreEcología lacustreLake ecology  (3103G00117)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

OceanografiaOceanografíaOceanography  (3103G00118)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

Mètodes en ecologiaMétodos en ecologíaMethods in ecology  (3103G00119)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2020-2021

Ecologia aplicadaEcología aplicadaApplied ecology  (3103G00120)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

Genètica de la conservacióGenética de la conservaciónConservation genetics  (3103G00121)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

Recursos faunísticsRecursos faunísticosAnimal resources  (3103G00122)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

Recursos vegetalsRecursos vegetalesPlant resources  (3103G00123)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

Resposta de la vegetació i de la fauna al canvi climàticRespuesta de la vegetación y de la fauna al cambio climáticoPlant and animal responses to climate change  (3103G00124)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

Optional modules + Academic recognition42.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2020-2021

GeobotànicaGeobotánicaPlant Ecology  (3103G00110)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

BiodiversitatBiodiversidadBiodiversity  (3103G00111)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

Comunitats animalsComunidades animalesWildlife communities  (3103G00112)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

Gestió de faunaGestión de faunaWildlife management  (3103G00113)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

Gestió de floraGestión de la floraPlant Management  (3103G00114)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

Ecologia fluvialEcología fluvialFluvial ecology  (3103G00115)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

Ecologia marinaEcología marinaMarine ecology  (3103G00116)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

Ecologia lacustreEcología lacustreLake ecology  (3103G00117)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

OceanografiaOceanografíaOceanography  (3103G00118)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

Mètodes en ecologiaMétodos en ecologíaMethods in ecology  (3103G00119)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

Ecologia aplicadaEcología aplicadaApplied ecology  (3103G00120)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

Genètica de la conservacióGenética de la conservaciónConservation genetics  (3103G00121)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

Recursos faunísticsRecursos faunísticosAnimal resources  (3103G00122)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

Recursos vegetalsRecursos vegetalesPlant resources  (3103G00123)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

Resposta de la vegetació i de la fauna al canvi climàticRespuesta de la vegetación y de la fauna al cambio climáticoPlant and animal responses to climate change  (3103G00124)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

Economia i gestió d'empresesEconomía y gestión de empresasEconomics and Management  (3103G00125)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

Introducció a la professionalitzacióIntroducción a la profesionalizaciónIntroduction to professionalization   (3103G00126)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

Pràctiques en empresaPrácticas en empresaInternship  (3103G01109)

OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual YES

Pràctiques en empresaPrácticas en empresaInternships  (3103G03113)

OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual YES

It is necessary to pass 1 of the following modules

* Level B2 - German
* Level B2 - English
* Level B2 - French
* Level B2 - Italian
* Level C1 - German
* Level C1 - English
* Level C1 - French
* Level C1 - Italian
* Level C2 - German
* Level C2 - English
* Level C2 - French
* Level C2 - Italian
* Level C1.1 - English
* Level C1.1 - French
* Level C1.1 - German

Calendar and timetables

Through the following links you can access the calendars and timetables that correspond to this bachelor's degree.

The academic calendar marks the beginning and end of classes, non-teaching days, holidays, exam periods, and so on. The administrative calendar marks the periods to make the different formalities administrative.

Placements

Students have to gain a series of credits, as part of their studies, which correspond to internships in companies or institutions relating to the bachelor’s degree they are studying. The teaching load is determined in accordance with the curriculum.

Bachelor's thesis

To obtain the degree, students have to complete a bachelor's thesis (TFG) which serves to assess the general skills they have acquired over the course of the degree programme and offers a summary of the skills and knowledge they have acquired. The teaching load of the thesis depends on the curriculum of the degree.

Mobility

Students can complete part of their degree programme abroad through the Erasmus programme, which enables them to carry on their studies whilst undertaking an international exchange with academic value in a European university.

They also have access to grants for placements at universities in Spain and on other continents, thanks to bilateral agreements, the SICUE programme and the expansion of the Erasmus+ Programme.

Enrolment

First year enrolment

  1. You can view the results of the assignment from the University Admissions Portal and find out your options according to the examination session you have been assigned to (June or September).
  2. Once the Catalan government has allocated your place to you, you will receive an email from the UdG with your user code and a link for setting your password, as well as links to enrolment information on your bachelor's degree studies.
  3. If you do not receive the message, fill in and send the user-account application form for newly admitted students for the academic year 2020-2021.
  4. Use the link provided in the message to set your password. The user code and the password make up your digital identity as a UdG student and will allow you to access the university's online services.
  5. Access the online enrolment app with your user code and password. You will find the day and time of enrolment you have been assigned.
  6. Click on the Grants and allowances tab. If you are entitled to any discounts that are not recognised, you will have the option to start the recognition procedure by pressing the corresponding "Request” button and attaching scans of the necessary documentation. Your school’s secretary's office will validate the documents so that, where appropriate, you can enjoy the corresponding discount on your enrolment or free enrolment.
  7. Check the sections "What you need to know for your enrolment" and "Documentation that you will have to submit" of the enrolment information for your bachelor's degree course.
  8. Check the Basic guide to online enrolment for the first year of the bachelor's degree.
  9. Enrol online, on the assigned day and time, following the instructions in the guide.

  • Subjects. Review the subjects that you can enrol for from the Subjects section > Subjects offered in 2020-2021.
  • Fees.Consult the enrolment fees and allowances available to you.
  • Grants. If you wish to apply for a general MEFP grant, to complete an enrolment conditional on a grant, you will have to apply for financial accreditation. Find out all about this from the Bachelor's degree scholarships and grants website.
  • Payment.You can pay your enrolment fees in several instalments (consult the terms and conditions in the Enrolment Regulations). You can also apply for a loan to pay for enrolment fees.
  • Insurance policies.If you are under the age of 28, you will have a mandatory student insurance policy available to you that will cost you €1.12 per academic year. If you are over the age of 28, you will have a mandatory accidents-insurance policy available to your €9.50 per academic year. Further information on the Insurance policies page.
  • Academic progress.Bear in mind that if you fail to obtain a minimum of 30 credits in your first two academic years, you will not be able the same studies at the UdG. Consult the Academic progress regulations for bachelor's degree studies.

Before enrolling

You only have to submit electronically the documentation on discounts or exemptions that has not been recognised, in order to enjoy the corresponding discount or free enrolment. Check the section on “Steps to take for enrolling”

After enrolling

a) If you are not starting university after upper secondary school education, you will have to submit to your school’s academic office your valid identity document according to your nationality:

Nationality Documents
Students with Spanish nationality An attested photocopy of your ID card
Students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland and Andorra An attested photocopy of a valid identity document from the country of origin, or passport
Non-EU foreign students An attested photocopy of your TIE (foreign-national ID) preferably, or passport where the TIE is not available.

b) If you are transferring to UdG from another university, you will have to submit to your school’s academic office documentation proving access to the university:

Type of access Documents
Pre-enrolled university students with a university degree not obtained from the UdG Original and photocopy or attested copy of the degree or its provisional certificate
Pre-enrolled university students with transferred academic records (students enrolled at other university centres) Academic certificate showing the courses and qualifications of the institution you are transferring from and confirming payment of transfer fees
Students with access from record transfers The University does not require students to present any documents, as they will have had to produce them beforehand during the transfer-call period

c) If you are not the holder of the bank account from which the enrolment payment will be taken, you will have to submit electronically, through the Secretary’s Office Online Formalities section, the bank details communication/modification form and a photocopy of the holder’s identity document.

d) If you have not been able to submit it before enrolment, you will have to submit electronically, through the Secretary’s Office Online Formalities section, the documentation proving the reductions or exemptions. According to each case, your school’s academic secretary’s office can demand the physical submittal of the documentation

The documentation can be submitted until 19 November 2020 (except documents proving discounts or exemptions, for which purpose you have until 31 December 2020).

Online enrolment

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