Among our regular offer of studies in Catalan we offer subjects in other languages addressed to the local students as well as to those of exchange. Here you can see, by field of knowledge, the courses that we offer in English, Spanish, French and German. To prevent hourly coincidences you can contact with the international coordinator of your center.

Offer 2014-2015

Social Sciences and Law

Educational Psychology

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
6.002

Families, Schools and Contexts

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
6.001

Motor Skill Development and Corporal Expression

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
7.002

Nursery Schools. 0-3 years

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
6.001

Approaches and Methods for Teaching English

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
D-GIV5206.001Pre-School Teaching
D-GPV1206.001Primary School Teaching
To find out about this subject, please contact the course coordinator at the centre concerned.

Brand Building

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
6.002Business Administration and Management
6.002Journalism
6.002Advertising and Public Relations

Brand Design

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
J-GRV1106.001Advertising and Public Relations
In today's competitive environment companies seek a distinctive identity that sets them apart from the competition and positions them with consumers. A few companies enjoy a unique business philosophy, with unique products too. But most compete in markets where differentiation of products and services is negligible and the brand is the most important factor.The process of branding is crucial to business success and an essential part of this process is the transmission of values that build a brand architecture based on the organisation's visual identity: the logo, posters, signs, etc.To create a successful visual identity, students are familiarised with tools for building concepts, develop visualisation skills and work on practical technical aspects  for generating proposals. This work will come together in the creation of a visual identity manual.

Business Journalism

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
J-GPV3806.002Journalism

Coaching Youth Volleyball

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
D-GCV2206.001Physical Education and Sports Sciences
This course looks at talent-spotting and the learning processes of young handball players. We will focus on general and special skills for training youngsters.

Conflict Resolution and Mediation

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
D-GSV0006.001Social Education
The goal of this subject is to improve the reflection and skills capacity of the students about prevention and resolution of professional conflicts which they can have to deal with, specially attending the appropriate resources, strategies and attitudes to cope with either the problems in which they can be involved (negotiation) or with those they have to decide without being an implicated part (mediation).

Crisis Communication

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
J-GRV1906.002Advertising and Public Relations
This course offers students procedures and techniques to learn how to communicate and resolve conflicts and crises in business. We will focus on resolving conflicts and crises effectively and consider how to avoid such situations, handle them if they arise and tackle the post-crisis period.

Cross-Cultural Studies

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
J-GCV2906.002Audiovisual Communication
J-GPV2906.002Journalism
J-GRV2906.002Advertising and Public Relations
J-GAV5206.002Business Administration and Management
This course combines the presentation of relevant theories of intercultural communication with their application in different countries and companies. Students will analyse the effects of intercultural communication and culturally induced behaviour in enterprises, analysing appropriate body language, and acquiring skills to promote intercultural empathy in multicultural contexts.

Current Affairs Seminar

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
J-GPV1806.001Journalism
A seminar on the treatment of current affairs in the media and their evolution in real time. You will learn about current event topics in the media, with opportunities for debate among students to develop a capacity for analysis of events and understanding the links between them, and analyse media coverage for each type of event in terms of the specific medium: newspaper, radio, television and Internet.

Desingning Physical Activity Promotion Programmes to Improve Health

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
D-GCV3406.001Physical Education and Sports Sciences
This course offers recommendations for design, implementation and assessment of effective and appropriate interventions in physical education to help people avoid sedentary behaviour and make physical activity a regular part of their lives.

Developmental Psychology

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
D-GMF0516.002

Digital Audio Workshop

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
J-GCV0503.001Audiovisual Communication

Documentary Workshop

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
J-GCV1706.002Audiovisual Communication

Drama Projects in Physical Education

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
D-GCV1006.001Physical Education and Sports Sciences
This course will help you plan, set up and assess theatre projects for the physical education classroom. Education, art and sport can come together as useful educational tools, whatever the educational context. The central focus will be a theatre project.

Early Childhood, Education and Society

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
D-GPVT206.001Primary School Teaching
This course examines the historical evolution of the concept of childhood and the status of children in the contemporary world. The course aims to deepen students' understanding of children, not only as pupils, but also as members of our society. Accordingly, we analyze the concepts and representations of childhood and the relationship between children and the mass media, consumption and leisure.

Entrepreneurship

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
J-GPV4006.002Journalism
J-GRV3806.002Advertising and Public Relations
J-GAV6206.002Business Administration and Management
This course instructs students on key issues in the entrepreneurial process, the generation of business ideas and the characteristics of entrepreneurs. Creative thinking helps students to see the world in new ways and, by looking at existing products and business models, to think "out of the box" to become agents of knowledge for innovation. Following an overview of the various types of entrepreneurship and the social treatment of entrepreneurs, matters discussed in more depth include entrepreneurial skills, the importance of innovation, basic resources for entrepreneurs and the success-failure   dichotomy implicit in the entrepreneurial process.

European Community Work Projects

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
D-GSV2206.001Social Education

Final Year Project II

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
S-GST0546.002

Financial Markets

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
J-GAV2703.001,2Business Administration and Management

Gaming

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
J-GCV0703.001Audiovisual Communication
Video games are the result of the coming together of different technologies, such as screens and microchips, and the hacker spirit of the pioneers of computing. This course aims to outline the development of this means of expression from technological, cultural and industrial points of view, highlighting the strong connections between technology and content.

Global Communication Strategies

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
J-GCV3306.001Audiovisual Communication
J-GPV3306.001Journalism
J-GRV3306.001Advertising and Public Relations
J-GAV5506.001Business Administration and Management
This course focuses on the advertising strategies of leading companies worldwide, through campaign standardisation or adaptation, both in advertising and in public relations. We focus on global advertising, the factor that creates brand awareness and changes consumer perceptions. During the course you will learn how advertising is shaped by overall strategy.

Global Marketing

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
J-GAV5406.001Business Administration and Management
J-GCV3106.001Audiovisual Communication
J-GPV3106.001Journalism
J-GRV3106.001Advertising and Public Relations
This course is for students interested in a career in marketing who wish to carry out case studies in the marketing of products and services. The programme includes a general outline of the scope of global marketing, covering all the most important aspects. The course is divided into three sections: markets, marketing strategies and their different combinations.

Inclusive Communities and Accessibility

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
S-GSV1006.002

Infancy, Education and Society

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
D-GIV7206.001Pre-School Teaching

Innovation Management

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
3.002Business Administration and Management

Interactive Infographics Workshop

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
J-GCV0106.002Audiovisual Communication

Internal Communication

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
J-GPV0603.001Journalism
J-GRV2103.001Advertising and Public Relations
This course aims to provide expertise in the management of communication between the departments of an organisation. Students will learn about basic techniques for efficient and effective communication among staff in enterprises, institutions and other organisations, and about documents published to promote internal organisational transparency (between employees, middle managers and executives).

International Affairs

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
J-GAV5106.002Business Administration and Management
An introduction to international politics, including the theory of international relations, international history and current affairs. You will learn about theories of international relations, international history and the links between historical processes and events and current situations.
J-GCV2806.002Audiovisual Communication
J-GPV2806.002Journalism

International Journalism

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
J-GPV0206.001Journalism

International Trade

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
J-GAV3106.001Business Administration and Management

Leadership, Business and Society

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
J-GCV3006.001Audiovisual Communication
J-GRV3006.001Advertising and Public Relations
J-GPV3006.001Journalism
J-GAV5306.001Business Administration and Management
An introduction to business, focusing on its role in society and the dynamics of today's business world. You will gain insights into the role of enterprises as social agents, the relationships between enterprises and their stakeholders, and analyse the concept of corporate social responsibility and its limits, and the economic and cultural environment that enterprises operate in.

Market Research

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
J-GAV2006.001Business Administration and Management
This course aims to show students how to carry out all the stages of market research, from research design and processes, to sources of data collection, the preparation of a survey and statistical analysis and interpretation of market information.

Media Convergence

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
J-GAV5603.001Business Administration and Management
J-GPV3403.001Journalism
J-GRV3403.001Advertising and Public Relations
J-GCV3403.001Audiovisual Communication
This course aims to analyse the process of media convergence in the knowledge society and show how audio, video and text have come together in multimedia products that allow various audiovisual and written products to be consumed simultaneously. Students will learn about the theories of media convergence in the knowledge society, combining different aspects of theory (analysis of its social and economic influence, services, etc.) with practical concerns (such as design of digital documents themselves and use of cutting-edge media), and analyse and assess the integration of digital media as producers and consumers of the information generated.

Motor-Skill Games

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
D-GCB0423.001Physical Education and Sports Sciences
Games and sports activities suitable for children. The subject reviews the theoretical principles of sports and games instruction. The literature on sports and games includes various perspectives, among them educational studies on methods of intervention.

Nursery Schools. 3-6 years

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
D-GIF0826.002Pre-School Teaching
The purpose of this course is to achieve a representation of the characteristics of kindergarten and recognize early childhood as a basic stage of development; and also, approach and meet early childhood from a globalized view, integrating the different dimensions of cognitive, socio-affective, psychomotor as part of a close relationship between family and school; understanding the processes of learning and education in the period from 3 years to 6. Finally, make contact with various methodologies in early childhood education, through analysis, reflection and comparison. Understand innovative didactic in this cycle, and acquire cooperative and communicative skills.

Operations Management

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
J-GAV6106.001Business Administration and Management

Organitzation and Management of Sport Events and Leisure Activities

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
D-GCV0206.002Physical Education and Sports Sciences
Students will learn the different stages in organizing a sports event, emphasizing the positive impacts and avoiding the negative ones while simultaneously pursuing a sustainable approach. The course will focus on organizing leisure activities, especially outdoor sports, in a way that can be commercialized into the market.

Physical Activity and Health Programmes

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
D-GCB0536.002Physical Education and Sports Sciences
This course will critically review the role of inactivity in the aetiology of disease and the role of physical activity in the prevention and management of disease. It will also cover key issues for optimal physical activity recommendations for public health, enabling students to understand the links between physical activity and health for people of all ages. The course will also show students how to plan health-enhancing physical activity programmes based on a full analysis of the problem and its determinants, defining programme goals and strategies and developing instruments for outcome measurement.Finalmente, se trabaja la planificación de programas de actividad física para mejorar la salud de las personas partiendo de un análisis detallado del problema y de los factores determinantes. Además, se trabaja la definición de objetivos, la determinación de estrategias y la concreción de instrumentos para medir los resultados.

Practicum I

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
D-GIP0928.000Pre-School Teaching
Observation and analysis of English language teaching in Early Years and Primary education. Implementation of teaching sequences in the EFL class.

Practicum II

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
D-GCP0149.002Physical Education and Sports Sciences
To find out about this subject, please contact the course coordinator at the centre concerned.
D-GPP03315.000Primary School Teaching

Practicum III

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
S-GSP03412.002

Research Seminar

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
D-GCB0043.001Physical Education and Sports Sciences
This course focuses on the various phases involved in preparing a research dissertation. Topics covered include: starting your research, identifying the main questions, elaborating a theoretical framework on the chosen issue, and finally, selecting the methodological techniques to be used in gathering and analyzing data.

Resources and Strategies for Teaching English

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
D-GIV5506.001Pre-School Teaching
D-GPV1506.001Primary School Teaching
Teaching English in a school context: methodologies, strategies and resources.

Social Education in Europe

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
D-GSB0236.001Social Education
This course will introduce you to social education in different European countries. It will also provide you with a theoretical framework and analytical tools of various types that allow you to understand this diversity.

Social Journalism

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
J-GPV1606.002Journalism
An introduction to the journalism of social events (those included in the society sections of the media: education, religion, technology, travel, etc.), and the agents involved. You will learn about the structure of social systems, their agents (politicians, civil groups, etc.) and their participation in current events, the characteristics of journalism based on description, interpretation and analysis of social information and the genres used in covering social topics (news short, news item, story, interview and report).

Social Media

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
J-GRV3503.002Advertising and Public Relations
J-GCV3503.002Audiovisual Communication
J-GPV3503.002Journalism
The popularity of social networks has changed communication at all levels. Students need to understand social media from various perspectives: in the field of interpersonal relations, because we are all a "single brand" and build our reputation and values in this new context; and in companies (both multinational and small and medium-sized  enterprises) that promote dialogue with consumers and listen to their opinions, and also seek new ways of making contact, adapting to this new situation and its challenges.  Companies need to create viral content, brand loyalty, familiarity and reputation.This course familiarises students with existing social networks and trains students to manage communities, with special emphasis on the creation and implementation of online strategies, both for branding and for sales promotion.

Sociology of Education

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
D-GIF0816.002Pre-School Teaching
We live in societies that are plural and diverse, that are marked by clear "North-South" differences, by differing notions of democracy and by conflicts. It is important to understand current world problems and tensions in order to reflect on the aims of education in our society and on education policies. In this course, students will collect, organize and interpret information about social and educational events, and study the relations between school and society.  

Sports Marketing

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
J-GPV2203.002Journalism

Sports Training II

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
D-GCB0336.002Physical Education and Sports Sciences

Strategic Marketing

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
J-GAV4503.001Business Administration and Management

Strategy and New Business Models

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
J-GAV0203.002Business Administration and Management

Teaching Art I

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
D-GMB0313.001

Teaching Literature

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
D-GPB0243.001Primary School Teaching
The subject will deal with three axis of study. First, the reading of literary texts in Primary Education as a motivational means for the habit of reading. Second, the treatment of children and juvenile literature in Primary Education: genres, translations, works, periods and history. And third, the school library, its management and organization with a view to fostering the literary education in Primary Education.

Television Advert Workshop

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
J-GCV2003.001Audiovisual Communication

Video Workshop

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
J-GCV1906.002Audiovisual Communication
This subject shows students how to construct audiovisual discourse and gives them the necessary technical tools, methodology and theory for the production of their own original videoclip. The course includes theoretical sessions for viewing and analysis and practical sessions for students to work on their own productions.

Violence against Women and Social Intervention

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
S-GSV0203.002
This course examines issues related to domestic violence and violence against women, intimate partner violence, social stereotypes and myths about abuse, personal experiences and their effects and the consequences of violence on women's health. It also deals with legal issues, and social work with battered women, in terms of individual and group intervention.

Women in the 21st Century. A Multidisciplinary View

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
S-GSV0103.002
The goal of this course is to discuss the results of researches conducted from the CEID about women in the sociocultural and historical processes through which they have built their identity as a social subject. The course will contribute to identify different theoretical and disciplinary frameworks from which research about women is conducted, as well as to achieve a greater mastery of gender issues in areas such as health, work, public policy, literature and religion, among others. The course consists in weekly conferences and seminars led by specialists in gender studies on the areas mentioned above.

Engineering and Architecture

CAD/CAE Simulation Applied to Machine Design

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
6.002Mechatronics Engineering

Computer Vision

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
6.001

Digital Electronics

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
L-GOB0226.001
L-GEB0226.001
L-GMB0226.001Mechatronics Engineering
L-GIB0916.001
This course gives an overall perspective of digital electronic circuits, both combinational and sequential, from logic gates to elementary circuits with programmable logic devices, focusing on the development of practical applications.

Digital Signal Treatment

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
L-GEB0046.001
L-GMV0006.001Mechatronics Engineering

External Practicum I

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
L-GEP0246.001

Final Year Project

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
12.002
L-GET03412.002
L-GMT03412.001,2Mechatronics Engineering
Project: Mechatronics Engineering. This subject corresponds to the Final Degree Project for the Degree in Mechatronics Engineering.

Integrated Project I

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
L-GEB0936.002

Integrated Project II

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
L-GOB0936.002
L-GMB0936.002Mechatronics Engineering
This subject aims to consolidate technological skills covered in previous subjects and bring them together in the definition and execution of a mechatronics engineering project. Participants study technical resources and apply them to projects by integrating different technologies (mechanics, electronics, control and computing), studying and applying tools to plan and manage project development and study their integration in enterprise contexts.

Internship I

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
L-GOP0246.001,2
L-GMP0246.001,2Mechatronics Engineering

Internship II

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
L-GMV1806.001,2Mechatronics Engineering
This subject provides practice in a professional context. Students work on observation tasks and serve as assistants to professional specialists in the workplace.

Manufacturing Process Engineering II

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
L-GOV1106.001
L-GMV0706.001Mechatronics Engineering

Optional Enterprise Internship

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
6.001,2

Optional External Practicum

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
6.001,2

Statistical Methods for Engineering

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
L-GOF0026.001
L-GEF0026.001
L-GMF0026.001Mechatronics Engineering
The objective of the course is to introduce students to basic statistical methods, probability theory and random variables, enabling students to use these methods to solve a variety of problems.

Systems Modelling and Simulation

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
L-GEV0306.002
L-GMV1006.002Mechatronics Engineering
Modelling and simulation are powerful tools for planning, design and evaluation of systems, for predicting systems behaviour and also for optimisation.Modelling and simulation techniques take advantage of computer calculation capacity to replicate systems behaviour. The course aims to introduce modelling and simulation of discrete event dynamic systems, such as logistic processes, manufacturing processes and services, and continuous time dynamic systems, which use numerical methods to solve complex engineering problems and geometries.Modelling and simulation is of growing importance because of the increasing availability of powerful computational resources and because it is used in a growing number of fields.

Technological Policy and Innovation Management

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
L-GOB0536.002
This course provides an overview of the issues involved in enterprise innovation processes and analyses tools and strategies for innovation management. It aims to provide an overview of innovation processes, their characteristics and their impact on enterprise competitiveness, stressing the importance of innovation in a climate of constant change. Students learn about aspects to be managed in the innovation process, knowledge of methods and tools for the development of a company technology strategy and information as a key factor in generating competitive advantage.

Health Sciences

Conflict Resolution

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
D-GLV0206.001
The goal of this subject is to improve the reflection and skills capacity of the students about prevention and resolution of professional conflicts which they can have to deal with, specially attending the appropriate resources, strategies and attitudes to cope with either the problems in which they can be involved (negotiation) or with those they have to decide without being an implicated part (mediation).

Final Year Project II

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
S-GNT0645.002
S-GFT0545.002Physiotherapy
S-GIT0547.002Nursing
S-GTT0545.002Occupational Therapy

Food and Physical Activity

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
S-GNV1503.002
S-GFV2403.001,2Physiotherapy
This course introduces students to the topic of nutrition and physical activity as a means of improving healthy lifestyle habits in people. It covers the study of nutrition and sport, including aspects such as muscle contraction and energy sources, energy and nutrition requirements, and dietary recommendations for sportsmen and women.

Health Politics in Europe. Critical Readings of Documents in English

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
S-GTV1206.002Occupational Therapy
S-GFV1306.001,2Physiotherapy
S-GIV1306.001,2Nursing
Comparative analysis of health policies across Europe through critical reading of documents in English.

Inclusive Communities and Accessibility

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
S-GIV0706.001,2Nursing
S-GNV3406.001,2
This course examines the concepts of accessibility and inclusive communities. It provides tools for understanding social processes of inclusion and exclusion and covers structuralist theories of conflict resolution. It addresses issues such as health, participation and citizenship, the European vision of inclusive communities and accessibility and physical and social barriers (stigmas and prejudices).

Practicum III

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
S-GNP04413.002

Practicum IV

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
S-GFP07410.002Physiotherapy
S-GTP07410.002Occupational Therapy

Practicum VI

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
S-GIP06417.002Nursing

Psychology and New Technology

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
D-GLV1106.001

Psychology of Communication and Publicity

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
D-GLV0906.002

Thought and Language

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
D-GLF0126.001

Arts and Humanities

Audiovisual Translation B-A (English-Spanish)

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
F-GTB1036.001Translation and Interpreting
A course on three areas of audiovisual translation: subtitling, dubbing and drama. Language level required: Spanish C1.

Computing I

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
F-GTF0416.001Translation and Interpreting
A course on computing tools for translators, with an individual and groupwork approach that enhances student autonomy. The course focuses on increasingly technical modern translation practices, where professional translation now entails a good degree of computing skill. You will work on basic tools and procedures, such as operating systems, the use of word processors, web page editing, strategies for searching on the Internet and use of specialised translation tools.

Computing II

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
F-GTB0033.001Translation and Interpreting
This course focuses on tools for advanced exploitation of online and ad hoc language resources, terminology databases, corpus tools, thesaurus resources, etc. It also helps you exploit advanced features of text processors and content management systems and introduces automatic translation, assisted translation, translation project management, and localisation.

Consecutive Interpreting B-A I (English-Spanish)

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
F-GTV3403.001Translation and Interpreting
A course on the theory and practice of interpreting, focusing on development of skills needed for interpreting: analysis and summary of speeches, memory skills, concentration and division of attention. You will work on consecutive interpreting and sight translation from English to Spanish, with special attention to cultural factors and reflection on professional practice from an ethical, commercial and technical point of view. Language level required: Spanish C1.

Consecutive Interpreting B-A II (English-Spanish)

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
F-GTV4206.002Translation and Interpreting
This course gives further practice  in English-Spanish consecutive interpreting, with an introduction to Spanish-English consecutive interpreting and sight translation. You will learn about note-taking, techniques for public speaking, control of non-verbal communication, and political and cultural current affairs. Language level required: Spanish C1.

English Culture and Civilisation

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
F-GTV0103.002Translation and Interpreting
This course covers key aspects of the English-speaking world and analyses the most important historical events in English-speaking cullture and civilization (basically, the U.S.A., Ireland and Great Britain). We will also study the origins and development of the English language. Language level required: English C1.

Final Year Project

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
F-GTT0346.002Translation and Interpreting
Project: Translating and Interpreting. This subject corresponds to the Final Degree Project for the Degree in Translation and Interpreting.

French Culture and Civilisation

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
F-GTV0203.002Translation and Interpreting
In this course you will study first the population distribution, the economy and the territorial organisation of French-speaking regions. In a second block we will look at the most renowned people and places of French history and culture, going on to a study of the symbols and institutions of the French Republic. The third part will focus on the history of the language and its literature. And finally, you will learn about the great debates that are currently shaking up French society. Language level required: French B1/B2.

General Translation B-A I (English-Spanish)

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
F-GTB0726.001Translation and Interpreting
An introduction to the knowledge and skills needed to translate texts of different types. Language level required: Spanish B2/C1.

General Translation B-A II (English-Spanish)

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
F-GTB1723.002Translation and Interpreting
A course on translation of advertising in different contexts: print, online and broadcast advertising. You will study the theory of translation of advertising. You will also study translation of text with images in other contexts: illustrated books, catalogues, brochures with graphic content and comics. Language level required: Spanish B2/C1.

German Culture and Civilisation

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
F-GTV1103.002Translation and Interpreting
This course is an introduction to Germanic culture and civilization. We will study German geography, economics and history and look at  current social, economic and political issues that are import cultural points of reference. At the same time you will work on a translation project involving a text with cultural references, focusing on the analysis of intertextual cultural references. Language level required: German B1.

History. The World since World War II

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
F-GTF1426.002Translation and Interpreting
An introduction to history from World War II to the present day, based on selected texts, audiovisual materials, diagrams, maps and discussion.

Introduction to Interpreting B-A (English-Spanish)

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
F-GTB1823.002Translation and Interpreting
A course on the theory and practice of interpreting, focusing on development of skills needed for interpreting: analysis and summary of speeches, memory skills, concentration and division of attention. You will work on consecutive interpreting and sight translation from English to Spanish, with special attention to cultural factors and reflection on professional practice from an ethical, commercial and technical point of view. Language level required: Spanish C1.

Language A I (Spanish)

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
F-GTF0616.001Translation and Interpreting
For Translation and Language Studies. An advanced course in written and oral Spanish, focusing on text types, linguistic features and resources characteristic of different communicative situations, and correct use of language, according to current standard Spanish grammar. Language level required: Spanish B2/C1.

Language A II (Spanish)

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
F-GTF1416.002Translation and Interpreting
For Translation and Language Studies. A course in oral and written expression. You will study basic standard grammar and work on challenging aspects of Spanish usage. Language level required: Spanish B2/C1.

Language A III (Spanish)

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
F-GTF0626.001Translation and Interpreting
For Translation and Language Studies. A course on different text types. You will work on revising texts to make them correct models of oral and written expression. Language level required: Spanish C1.

Language A IV (Spanish)

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
F-GTF1623.002Translation and Interpreting
For Translation and Language Studies. A course on text coherence and cohesive devices. You will learn to identify errors and express yourself more correctly when writing and speaking. Language level required: Spanish C1.

Language B I (English)

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
F-GTF0216.001Translation and Interpreting
For Translation and Language Studies. A course to enhance students' knowledge and use of English. With a view to future work as a translator, you will work on correct expression, text types and use of language and register suitable to each occasion. Language level required: English B2.

Language B II (English)

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
F-GTF1016.002Translation and Interpreting
For Translation and Language Studies. A course to enhance students' knowledge and use of English. With a view to future work as a translator, you will work on correct expression, text types and use of language and register suitable to each occasion. Language level required: English B2.

Language B III (English)

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
F-GTF0226.001Translation and Interpreting
A course on knowledge and use of English. You will also study the culture and literature of various English-speaking countries, develop a critical appreciation of a variety of texts, become a more regular reader in English, talk, listen and write in English and gain experience and confidence for expressing yourself in English to exchange ideas and opinions. Language level required: English C1.

Language B IV (English)

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
F-GTF1023.002Translation and Interpreting
For Translation and Language Studies. A course on knowledge and use of English. You will study the culture and literature of various English-speaking countries, develop a critical appreciation of a variety of texts, become a more regular reader in English, talk, listen and write in English and gain experience and confidence for expressing yourself in English to exchange ideas and opinions. Language level required: English C1.

Language C I (French)

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
F-GTF0316.001Translation and Interpreting
A course to develop communicative competence in written and oral comprehension and production in everyday contexts. You will gain a solid grounding in syntax, morphology and lexis, focusing on contrastive aspects which could lead to interference and translation errors. Language level required: French 0.

Language C I (German)

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
F-GTF0516.001Translation and Interpreting
For Translation and Language Studies. A course in elementary communication in German. You will work autonomously, taking responsibility for your own learning process. You will learn how to understand, speak, read and write at a basic descriptive level in everyday German. These objectives, entailing the acquisition of cultural competence, will be achieved gradually but rapidly. You will focus on acquisition of grammar and vocabulary as tools for communicative competence. Language level required: German 0.

Language C II (French)

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
F-GTF1116.002Translation and Interpreting
For Translation and language Studies. A course to develop communicative competence in written and oral comprehension and production in everyday contexts. You will gain a solid grounding in syntax, morphology and lexis, focusing on contrastive aspects which could lead to interference and translation errors. Language level required: French 0/A1.

Language C II (German)

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
F-GTF1316.002Translation and Interpreting
For Translation and Language Studies. A course that is a continuation of Language C I (German). The objectives are similar but the level for comprehension and production of texts is more demanding. You will acquire skills corresponding to Common European Framework of Reference for Languages Level A1.2 in writing, listening and speaking and Level A2.1 in reading comprehension. Lanquage level required: German 0/A1.

Language C III (French)

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
F-GTF0326.001Translation and Interpreting
For Translation and Languages Studies. A course to consolidate knowledge of French morphology, grammar and vocabulary. You will develop your communicative competence in oral and written comprehension and production. Language level required: French A2.

Language C III (German)

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
F-GTF0526.001Translation and Interpreting
For translation and Language Studies. A course on basic written text genres and speaking and listening, with reading comprehension of adapted and original works relevant to translation issues (analysis of text structure, recognition of connectors, reformulation of structures, etc.). You will reflect on the use of learning strategies as part of your coursework. Language level required: German A1.

Language C IV (French)

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
F-GTF1126.002Translation and Interpreting
For Translation and Language Studies. A course to consolidate knowledge of French morphology, syntax and vocabulary. You will enhance your communicative competence in oral and written production and comprehension. Language level required: French A2.2.

Language C IV (German)

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
F-GTF1526.002Translation and Interpreting
For Translation and Language Studies. A course that is a continuation of Language C III (German). The objectives are similar but the level for comprehension and production of texts is more demanding. You will acquire skills corresponding to Common European Framework of Reference for Languages Level A2 in writing, listening and speaking and Level B1.1 in reading comprehension. Language level required: German A2.

Language C V (French)

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
F-GTB0536.001Translation and Interpreting
For Translation and Language Studies. A course on comprehension of written and oral general discourse. You will also work on writing and speaking skills to achieve a satisfactory degree of correction and consolidation of your knowledge of  French. You will focus on your knowledge of morphology, syntax and vocabulary, and contrastive aspects which may lead to interference and translation errors, using French as a means of access to French culture and the culture of other French-speaking countries. Language level required: French B1.

Language C V (German)

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
F-GTB0736.001Translation and Interpreting
For Translation and Language Studies. A course focusing on the development of intercultural communicative competence. You will consolidate your knowledge of language needed for future work as a translator. The approach ensures good understanding of general authentic texts of text types that are often asked for in translation work. Language level required: German B1.

Legal and Economic Translation B-A I (English-Spanish)

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
F-GTB0936.001Translation and Interpreting
A course on language and translation skills, focusing on procedures and techniques for certified translation services of legal and administrative texts. Understanding the source language is important, but mastery of the target language is what really ensures the quality of a specialised translation. Along with satisfactory transfer of meaning, you will work on style and register in Spanish legal and administrative language for the translation of legal and economic texts. Language level required: Spanish C1.

Legal and Economic Translation B-A II (English-Spanish)

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
F-GTB2033.002Translation and Interpreting
This course focuses on the translation of legal and economic texts related to financial products. We begin by studying the theory and practice of translation of texts on mortgages. We then move on to insurance. In both cases you will encounter real-life examples to translate. Language level required: Spanish C1.

Reverse Translation A-B (Spanish-English)

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
F-GTV2106.002Translation and Interpreting
This course is both theoretical and practical. As for theory, you will study the concepts and strategies for solving problems in reverse translation. On a practical level, you will do translations, supervise and correct texts and do exercises in semantics and pragmatics for translation. Language level required: English C1.

Simultaneous Interpreting Techniques B-A (English-Spanish)

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
F-GTB2236.002Translation and Interpreting
A course on unspecialised modes of interpreting. You will work on English to Spanish liaison interpreting, English to Spanish sight translation and monolingual consecutive exercises, and be introduced to simultaneous interpreting. Language level required: Spanish C1.

Translation C-A I (French-Spanish)

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
F-GTB2336.002Translation and Interpreting
For translation and Language Studies. This course provides a solid basis of morphosyntax and vocabulary, with special emphasis on contrastive aspects susceptible to interference and raise errors of translation. You started on the translation of simple texts of a general and semi-skilled. Language level required: French B2 and Spanish B2/C1.

Translation C-A I (German-Spanish)

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
F-GTB2436.002Translation and Interpreting
A course that introduces translation from German to Spanish. You will focus on text comprehension skills. Language level required: German B2 and Spanish B2/C1.

Translation C-A II (French-Spanish)

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
F-GTB0846.001Translation and Interpreting
This course will help you take tackle difficulties in the French-Spanish translation, arising from lexical, morphosyntactic and cultural interference and translation issues in various subject areas (economics and politics, literature, advertising, science and technology). Exercises are based on semi-specialised texts. Language level required: French B2/C1 and Spanish B2/C1.

Translation C-A II (German-Spanish)

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
F-GTB0946.001Translation and Interpreting
This course will introduce you to the translation of general informative German texts (cultural and scientific reports), audiovisual texts (dubbing for documentaries and films), texts for identification and naming (commercial catalogues and institutional web pages) and literature (novels, short stories and literary reviews). Language level required: German B2 and Spanish B2/C1.

Translation C-A III (French-Spanish)

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
F-GTB1543.002Translation and Interpreting
This course addresses theoretical and practical problems in scientific-technical and legal translation from French to Spanish, covering themes in these fields and their textual models. We will study specialised terminology, translation strategies, sources of documentation and computer tools for translation of scientific-technical and legal texts. Language level required: French B2/C1 and Spanish B2/C1.

Translation C-A III (German-Spanish)

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
F-GTB0343.002Translation and Interpreting
This course addresses theoretical and practical problems in scientific-technical and legal translation from German to Spanish, covering themes in these fields and their textual models. We will study specialised terminology, translation strategies, sources of documentation and computer tools for translation of scientific-technical and legal texts. Language level required: German B2/C1 and Spanish B2/C1.

Translation of Scientific and Technical Texts B-A I (English-Spanish)

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
F-GTB2136.002Translation and Interpreting
A course including situations similar to authentic professional assignments. You will learn how to plan time and work (individually and in teams), meet requirements as a team member, develop an open and receptive attitude to personal and professional growth, and adopt an ethical approach to work, in accordance with professional standards. Language level required: Spanish C1.

Translation, Literature and Culture A (Spanish)

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
F-GTV1703.001Translation and Interpreting
This course focuses on literature and the translation of literary texts. You will study the historical and cultural context of each text and approaches to translation of poetry, drama and stories, from the Romantics to the twentieth century. Language level required: Spanish B2.

Workshop on Language in Use. Language A (Spanish)

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
F-GTB1933.002Translation and Interpreting
A workshop on written language for different text types. You will be provided with language tools and resources to construct texts of various kinds and will be encouraged to experiment with different topics and the expressive potential of Spanish. Language level required: Spanish C1.

Writing Techniques. Language A (Spanish)

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
F-GTB0833.001Translation and Interpreting
A course on different text models. You will improve your reading skills, your capacity for analysis and understanding of texts, and your writing skills in Spanish. Language level required: Spanish C1.

Sciences

Advanced Bioinformatics

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
L-GBV0506.001,2Biotechnology
In groups of three, under the supervision of a tutor, you will work on problem solving in a research project. The aim is to develop teamwork and project management skills and, in general, know-how for research and problem solving. You will need to bring to bear the knowledge you have acquired throughout your studies and select and work with appropriate bioinformatics tools.

Advanced Microbiology

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
L-GBB0726.002Biotechnology
A course on the role microorganisms play in the biosphere through their impact on inanimate matter and on other líving organisms. You will learn about the relationship between knowledge of the molecular mechanisms underlying the interaction between microorganisms and the development of new applications in biotechnology. You will improve your general skills in the laboratory using modern molecular techniques and contribute to the Wikipedia with new knowledge in the field of microbiology.

Bio-enterprise Creation

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
L-GBV0906.001Biotechnology

Bio-Enterprises

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
6.001

Biological and Medical Databases

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
L-GBV0206.001Biotechnology

Company Management and Innovation

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
L-GAV2706.002Environmental Sciences
This course provides an overview of the issues involved in enterprise innovation processes and analyses tools and strategies for innovation management. It aims to provide an overview of innovation processes, their characteristics and their impact on enterprise competitiveness, stressing the importance of innovation in a climate of constant change. Students learn about aspects to be managed in the innovation process, knowledge of methods and tools for the development of a company technology strategy and information as a key factor in generating competitive advantage.

Enterprise Organisation, Management and Innovation

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
6.002Biotechnology

Final Year Project

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
L-GLT04412.002
12.002
L-GBT03412.001,2Biotechnology
Positions for the development of individual research projects for foreign exchange students are subject to availability and acceptance by the leading researchers of University of Vic research groups.
L-GAT04412.002Environmental Sciences

Global Change

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
L-GLV1406.002
L-GAV0306.002Environmental Sciences
Climate System. History of climate. Evidences, internal and external causing factors. Climate models and scenarios. Social impacts, mitigation and adaptation. International politics.

Integrated Laboratory Practicals I

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
L-GBB0923.002Biotechnology
A course on the experimental techniques of molecular biology for solving specific problems. You will learn how to respect laboratory safety regulations at all times, the correct use of laboratory instruments and correct work methods according to microbiology and molecular biology protocols, maintaining an orderly record of activities you carry out in the laboratory, understanding and implementing protocols for extraction, expansion and analysis of nucleic acids and construction of expression vectors. You will also carry out microorganism transformation and cultivation.

Integrated Laboratory Practicals III

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
L-GBB0936.002Biotechnology
This course includes an introduction to cell culture techniques and differentiation of myoblasts and myotubes. You will see the difference at the morphological level (under the microscopic) and the appearance of differentiation markers (analysed by western blot and enzyme activity tests). You will also perform permanent and transient transfection of mammal cells using reporter genes.

Internship I

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
L-GLP0346.002
L-GTP0346.002
L-GAP0346.002Environmental Sciences
L-GBP0246.001,2Biotechnology
External Practicum I is carried out in biotechnology and biomedicine research centres or private companies. Student places are assigned in a pool of collaborating companies and organisations, including University of Vic research groups. Places for foreign exchange students need to be assessed and accepted by both parties beforehand.Practicum students at research centres or private sector enterprises apply the skills acquired during university studies. Students also gain familiarity with other aspects such the internal organisation of private enterprises, the operation of different departments, and the need to respect specific quality regulations.

Invertebrates

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
L-GLV0006.002

Management of Innovation

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
L-GTV1606.002
This course provides an overview of the issues involved in enterprise innovation processes and analyses tools and strategies for innovation management. It aims to provide an overview of innovation processes, their characteristics and their impact on enterprise competitiveness, stressing the importance of innovation in a climate of constant change. Students learn about aspects to be managed in the innovation process, knowledge of methods and tools for the development of a company technology strategy and information as a key factor in generating competitive advantage.

Minig and Visualisation of Omics Data

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
L-GBV0406.002Biotechnology

Molecular Genetic Engineering

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
L-GBB0336.001Biotechnology
Nowadays biotechnology is inconceivable without the use of genetic engineering techniques for manipulating nucleic acids and host cells and to analyse the products of their expression. This course will give you an in-depth knowledge of the theory all these techniques, when they are appropriate, the information they provide, their limitations and the biotechnological applications based on them.

Optional External Practicum

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
6.001,2
6.001,2Biotechnology
6.001,2Environmental Sciences
6.001,2

Trends in Biomedical Bioechnology

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
L-GBV0006.001Biotechnology
The basic objective of this course is to provide an overview of current research and its relationship with a series of problems facing society. Students will take a leading role in designing their own way forward professionally: observing the context, assessing innovation capacity and creating a project for which they will seek funding as a postgraduate student.

Vertebrates

CreditsSemesterLanguage of instructionStudy
L-GLV0106.002