Degree General Information

Bachelor's Degree in Economics

The aim of the Bachelor's Degree in Economics (ECO) from the Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences in Albacete is to  train professionals who will be capable of working in the management, consultancy and evaluation of any type of public or private or profit or non- profit organization. This training is required for market analysis and business management, taking into account the growing dynamism and continuous changes existing in the economic, social and institutional context, the increasing globalisation of the world economy and the advances in technology and ICT.

The Bachelor's Degree in Economics provides students with the theoretical and practical knowledge required for the analysis of economic relations and their influence in social, labour, political and environmental worlds. The skills acquired by Economics graduates will give them access to a long list of career opportunities: market analysis; business entrepreneurship; management of financial and non-financial organisations; accountancy and tax consulting services; general consultancy services; access to the civil service and to international organisations and non-profit institutions, etc. Students may also enter the world of teaching or research in both the public and private sectors.

General Objective

The main objective of the Economics degree responds to the need to rely on professionals in the market, who can give consultancy, manage and evaluate the economic issues that are present in the different organizations of the public services and in those others where the private sector (businesses, households, associations) is the receiver of such services

Number of credits: 240 ECTS.

Basic Training: 60

Mandatory: 126

Optional: 30

Work Placement: 12

Final Project: 12


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New students should be interested in contemporary economic and social issues. This will enhance their motivation and adaptation to the teaching-learning process. Future students should be aware they will receive high quality training which will require them to demonstrate responsibility and a positive attitude towards learning, change and innovation.

Students may enter this degree programme via the following access routes: Science and Technology, Social Sciences or Health Sciences, Apart from the core knowledge acquired in the High School Diploma (Bachillerato) or equivalent, a foundation in mathematics and/or numerical reasoning is recommended. New students should also possess a capacity for analysis and logical and abstract reasoning which allows them to understand situations and suggest the solutions and initiatives needed for problem solving.

Students will receive an education oriented towards providing a series of new competences and capacities. It will also facilitate the development of the skills they already possess, and will enhance and develop the previously mentioned skills throughout the whole the degree programme.

Admission requirements

As set out in article 14 of Royal Decree 1393/2007 in order to gain access to this degree programme students must hold a High School Diploma (Bachillerato) or equivalent diploma and must have passed the entry exam described in article 42 of the organic law 6/2001 on universities, amended by law 4/2007 of 12 April, notwithstanding the other access routes provided for in the current legislation. Any future amendment to the university entrance exams or to the royal decree regulating university access, will be used as a basis to establish access routes, taking into account the subjects studied and assessed in the High School Diploma (Bachillerato) which are related to the contents of the degree programme.

The following access routes are also valid:

Higher Vocational Certificate or equivalent certificate in a subject area related to the contents of the degree programme.

University graduatesEntrance exams for students over the age of 25Equivalent certificates

DegreeAccess RoutesHigher Vocational Certificates
EconomicsSocial Sciences Health SciencesAdministration and Finance Secretarial Sciences International Trade Commercial Management Transport Management Consumer Services


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