Courses Specific

STUDENTS WHO WISH TO STUDY COURSES SPECIFIC TO THE UNIVERSITY OF ZARAGOZA

For those students who have a foreign degree or higher education studies and wish to study courses specific to the University of Zaragoza.

The University of Zaragoza may set up and impart courses leading to the obtaining of non-official Diplomas and Degrees, through its Departments, Institutions, Faculties, Schools, etc. These non-official degrees are issued by the Rector. The conditions of the introduction and development of these specific degrees are set out in the cited articles of the Statutes of the University of Zaragoza.

1) Requirements
2) Kinds of Degrees
3) Further Information

 

1) Requirements

Those students who possess a foreign higher education degree and wish to study courses in Spain leading to a Degree, Diploma or Certificate specific to each University may have access to them without needing to validate the degree, prior authorization granted by the corresponding university authority being sufficient.

2) Kinds of Degrees

2.1. Specific Graduate Degrees:

Long-term studies, based on specific curricula and with fixed denomination (See list in Point 11). The following groups can be distinguished:

a) First Cycle Degree: Specific first cycle studies, with a minimum extension of 180 credits.

b) Second Cycle Degree: Specific second cycle only studies, with a minimum extension of 120 credits.

c) First and Second Cycle Degree: Specific first and second cycle studies, with a minimum extension of 240 credits.

To enrol in first cycle degrees or first and second cycle degrees, the legal requirements to study the corresponding official courses at the University will be demanded.

To enrol in second cycle degrees, the student must be in possession of a degree, diploma or equivalent. The student may also enrol in these degrees if they have passed the first cycle of a degree or a degree belonging to the first cycle.

2.2. Specific Postgraduate Degrees:

Fixed denomination short or medium term studies, not necessary maintained in time and aimed at specific teaching of University Graduates.

The following groups can be distinguished:

a) Studies leading to a Master’s Degree: Minimum extension of 50 credits. Its lecture hours will not be less than an academic course. To enrol in studies leading to a Master’s Degree the student must be in possession of a degree or a degree belonging to the second cycle. Likewise, depending on the specificity of the corresponding studies, the University may grant university graduates or first cycle graduates of specific degrees access to these studies.

b) Studies leading to a Postgraduate Degree: Minimum extension of 20 credits. To enrol in these studies, the student must be in possession of an official university degree or a first cycle degree or must have completed the first cycle of official university studies.

c) According to Art. 16.1 of Royal Decree 86/1987 (BOE of 23 January), those students who have a foreign higher education degree may enrol in studies leading to a Master’s Degree or a Postgraduate without having to validate their degrees, the authorization granted by the Rector being sufficient, after having received a report from the University Teaching Committee.

2.3. Specific Diplomas:

Specialization Diploma: Minimum duration of 12 credits, preferably orientated towards professional improvement and specialization. To obtain the Specialization Diploma, the student needs to have an official university or first cycle degree, or must have passed the first cycle of a degree. When the contents of these studies justifies it, admission may be granted to those candidates who prove that they have sufficient professional qualifications in material directly related to the contents of the studies to be undergone, as long as they comply with the legal requirements to study at the University as set out in Art. 7.1 of Royal Decree 1496/1987 of 6 November.

3) Further Information

At the University of Zaragoza, contact:

 

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