University of A Coruña

Street: La Maestranza, s/n
Postcode: E-15001
City: A Coruña
Country: Spain
Phone: +34 981 16 70 00
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History and Objectives

It was founded under the Galician Universities Law 11/1989 on July 20th, 1989. The Constituent Assembly passed the University Statutes on the February 4th, 1992 and these were published in the Official Bulletin (DOG) on September 17th, 1992.

Governing Team

Collegiate bodies of the University, Collegiate bodies of the centres, departments and institutes, Individual governing bodies within the University, Individual governing bodies of the centres, departments and institutes.

Grounds

Campus of Coruña and Campus of Ferrol.

International Programmes

  • Socrates-Erasmus
  • Leonardo da Vinci
  • Jean Monnet
  • EU-Canada
  • EU-USA
  • EU-China
  • Tempus
  • Erasmus Mundus
  • Alfa
  • SICUE and AECI Programme
  • Seneca Grant
  • Bilateral and international agreements (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Cuba, Chile, Ecuador, Europe, Mexico, Peru, Polonia, Uruguay, USA)

Calendar

First term from October to Mid-February and second term from Mid-February to June.

Departments

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Animal, Plant and Ecological Biology
  • Applied Economics I
  • Applied Economics II
  • Architectural Building
  • Architectural Projects and Urban Planning
  • Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Composition
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Technology
  • Economical Analysis and Business Administration
  • Electronics and Systems
  • Energy and Marine Propulsion
  • English Philology
  • Evolutionary and Educational Psychology
  • Financial Economics and Accounting
  • Fundamental Chemistry
  • Galician-Portuguese and French Philology and Linguistics
  • Health Sciences
  • Humanities
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering II
  • Information and Communication Technologies
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics and Representation Methods
  • Medicine
  • Naval and Ocean Engineering
  • Naval building
  • Navigation and Earth Sciences
  • Pedagogy and Teaching Training for Experimental Sciences
  • Philosophy and Research Methods in Education
  • Physical and Sports Education
  • Physical Chemistry and Chemical Engineering I
  • Physics
  • Physiotherapy
  • Private Law
  • Psychology
  • Public Law
  • Representations and Architectural Theory
  • Sociology
  • Political Science and Public Administration
  • Spanish and Latin Philologies
  • Special Public Law
  • Special Teaching Training

Degrees

University degrees (1st and 2nd cycle)

Faculty of Science: 1st and 2nd cycle (5 years)

  • Degree in Biology
  • Degree in Chemistry

Faculty of Communication Studies

  • Degree in Audiovisual Communication – 2nd cycle (2 years)

Faculty of Educational Studies

  • B.E.D. Specialist in Pre-School Education – 1st cycle (3 years)
  • B.E.D. Specialist in Primary Education – 1st cycle (3 years)
  • B.E.D. Specialist in Physical Education – 1st cycle (3 years)
  • B.E.D. Specialist in Audition and Language – 1st cycle (3 years)
  • Degree in Psycho-Pedagogy – 2nd cycle (2 years)
  • Diploma in Social Education – 1st cycle (3 years)
  • Diploma in Speech Therapy – 1st cycle (3 years)

Faculty of Health Sciences

  • Diploma in Occupational Therapy – 1st cycle (3 years)

Faculty of Economics and Business Administration: 1st and 2nd cycle (5 years)

  • Degree in Economics
  • Degree in Business Administration and Management
  • Graduate in Law and Graduate in Economics (simultaneous studies)
  • Graduate in Law and Graduate in Business Administration and Management (simultaneous studies)

Faculty of Law: 1st and 2nd cycle (5 years)

  • Degree in Law
  • Graduate in Law and Graduate in Economics (simultaneous studies)
  • Graduate in Law and Graduate in Business Administration and Management (simultaneous studies)

Faculty of Philology: 1st and 2nd cycle (4 years)

  • Degree in English
  • Degree in Spanish Philology
  • Degree in Galician Philology

Faculty of Computer Science: Computer Engineer – 1st and 2nd cycle (5 years)

  • Technical Engineer in Management Computing – 1st cycle (3 years)
  • Technical Engineer in Computer Systems – 1st cycle (3 years)

Faculty of Sociology

  • Degree in Sociology – 1st and 2nd cycle (5 years)
  • Higher Technical School of Architecture:
  • Architecture – 1st and 2nd cycle (5 years)

Higher Technical School of Civil Engineering: Civil Engineering – 1st and 2nd cycle (5 years)

  • Higher Technical School of Maritime and Naval Machines:
  • Diploma in Naval Machines – 1st cycle (3 years)
  • Diploma in Maritime Navigation – 1st cycle (3 years)
  • Degree in Naval Machines – 2nd cycle (2 years)
  • Degree in Navigation and Maritime Transport – 2nd cycle (2 years)

University College of Business Studies

  • Diploma in Business Science – 1st cycle (3 years)

University College of Physiotherapy

  • Diploma in Physiotherapy – 1st cycle (3 years)

University College of Technical Architecture

  • Technical Engineering Works Construction – 1st cycle (3 years)

National Institute of Physical Education

  • Degree in Sports and Physical Education – 1st and 2nd cycle (5 years)

Faculty of Humanities

  • Degree in Humanities – 1st and 2nd cycle (4 years)
  • Diploma in Librarianship and Documentation – 1st cycle (3 years)
  • Degree in Documentation – 2nd cycle (2 years)

Higher Polytechnic University College: 1st and 2nd cycle (5 years)

  • Naval and Maritime Engineer
  • Industrial Engineer

University College of Nursing and Podiatry: 1st cycle (3 years)

  • Diploma in Nursing
  • Diploma in Chiropody

University College of Industrial Design

  • Technical Engineer in Industrial Design – 1st cycle (3 years)

Polytechnic University College: 1st cycle (3 years)

  • Naval Technical Engineer-Specialist in Marine Structures
  • Naval Technical Engineer-Specialist in Propulsion and Ship Services
  • Industrial Technical Engineer-Specialist in Electricity

University College of Labour Relations

  • Diploma in Labour Relations – 1st cycle (3 years)

University College of Nursing

  • Diploma in Nursing – 1st cycle (3 years)

University College of Tourism

  • Diploma in Tourism – 1st cycle (3 years)

Doctoral Programmes (2004-2006)

Sciences

  • Ageing: Advances and Research.
  • Applied Physics.
  • Clinical Medicine, Advances and Research.
  • Electrochemistry: Science and Technology.
  • Environmental and Fundamental Chemistry.
  • Environmental Biology.
  • Environmental Science and Technology.
  • Genetic, Biochemical and Biology.
  • Interuniversitary Program of Neuroscience.
  • Mathematical Methods and Numerical Simulation in Engineering and Applied Sciences.
  • New Trends and Applications on Health Care Field.
  • Physical Activity and Sport Sciences: Advances and Researches.
  • Polymers Science and Technology.
  • Statistics and Operations Research.

Humanities

  • Cognitive and Instructional Processes and Psycho educative Intervention
  • Educational Innovation and Research
  • English Philology
  • Evaluation and Orientation in Education
  • Galician Linguistics
  • Historical, Artistical and Cultural heritage and Documentation
  • Irish Studies
  • Language and Society of the Information: Linguistic and its Applications
  • Language, Science and Anthropology
  • Literature and Identity Construction in Galician
  • Spanish Philology

Technology

  • Architecture in Galicia
  • Architectural Construction, Pathology and Restoration
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computing
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Information and Communications Technologies
  • Inter-University Information Technology
  • Interuniversity Programme: Information Technologies and Communication in Mobile Networks
  • Laser and Advanced Spectroscopy in Chemistry
  • Material Science and Technology
  • Naval and Marine Engineering
  • Naval and Marine Units and Installations Engineering
  • Propulsion and Maritime Navigation Engineering

Legal and Social Sciences

  • Competitiveness in the EU: Economic and Business Analysis
  • Deciding Factors of the Process of European Integration
  • Analysis of the New EC Dimensions
  • Economic Integration and Public Politics
  • Information Society: Social Challenges and analytical Tools
  • Methods and Techniques of Research in the Management of Organisations
  • Public Liberties and Fundamental Rights
  • Quantitative Economy: Economic Instruments and Analysis

Other University Studies

  • Management of Prevention, Quality and Environment – 2nd cycle (2 years)
  • Commercial Aviation – 1st and 2nd cycle (4 years)
  • Theatre’s Therapy – 2nd cycle (2 years)
  • Architecture – 1st cycle (3 years)
  • Pedagogy – 1st cycle (3 years)
  • Commercial Aviation – 1st cycle (3 years)
  • Public University administration – 1st cycle (3 years)

University Institute in European Studies

  • Master en estudios de la Unión Europea (1 year)
  • University Institute in Environment:
  • Master en Ciencia y Tecnología Ambiental (2 years)
  • University Institute in Maritime Studies:
  • Master en Administración Marítima y Gestión Portuaria (1 year)
  • University Institute for Irish Studies Amergin:
  • Master in Irish Studies (1 year).