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Degree in Industrial Relations and Human Resources

2017/2018 · 240 credits

What you learn

  • Acquire the knowledge necessary to understand the complexity and dynamic and interrelated nature of work, addressing in an integrated manner to their legal, organizational, psychological, sociological, historical, and economic perspectives.
  • Train for the application of the theoretical and practical knowledge acquired, in its various fields of action: labour consultancy, management and personnel management, organization of work, and management and mediation in the labour market.
  • Apply TICs
  • Complete study skills

    Generic skills

    Degree in Labour Relations and Human Resources encourage analysis, planning and resolution of situations to manage people in organizations in relation to society, rewarding teamwork and network; and inspires critical thinking and entrepreneurial culture.

    Specific skills

    Degree in Labour Relations and Human Resources allow students to gain knowledge and experience necessary to practice the legal field and the organization of human resources.

    Transversal skills

    Students work specifically the ICT labour skills, the foreing languages skills through own programs and mobility programs, the team work and making decisions based in quality and leadership, and they boost their employability with a training in company.

    Professional and academic career

    The multiple options offered by this qualification makes it one of the most versatile in the labor market.

    Professional environment

  • Companies
  • Public Administration
  • Law Offices
  • Unions
  • NGOs and other non-profit Entities
  • Teaching
  • Professional and academic career

  • Social Graduate / Labour Adviser
  • Direction and Management of Human Resources
  • Employment and local development Agents
  • Prevention of Labour Risks
  • Socio-labour Auditor
  • Companies and institutions involved

  • Companies
  • Public Administration
  • Law Offices
  • Unions
  • NGOs and other non-profit organitatios
  • Teaching
  • Planning for teaching

    The Degree in Labour Relations and Human Resources structures in 240 credits along a formative sequence of four academic years (60 ECTS by course) that to its time divides in two four months periods. The plan of studies has a total offer of 276 credits. This offer includes all the practical and theoretical training that the student has to purchase according to the distribution that the Degree in Labour Relations and Human Resources keeps regarding the basic matters of the branch, compulsory and optatives matters, End of Degree Work and other formative activities.

    This study has teaching guide
    You can read it to learn more about the study. In the table below you can see the individual teaching guides for each subject.

    Study structure

    The degrees are organized by courses. Click on a academic year for more information.

      Guide Type QTR. credits
    Introduction to Law Core 1st 6 ECTS
    Introduction to Economics Core 1st 6 ECTS
    Business Administration Core 1st 6 ECTS
    Occupational Psychology Core 1st 6 ECTS
    Basic Computer Science Compulsory 1st 6 ECTS
    Corporate and Cooperative Law Core 2nd 6 ECTS
    Business and Economics Core 2nd 6 ECTS
    Working Methods Core 2nd 6 ECTS
    Contemporary Social and Political History Core 2nd 6 ECTS
    Theory of Industrial Relations Compulsory 2nd 6 ECTS
      Guide Type QTR. credits
    Employment Law I Compulsory 1st 6 ECTS
    Trade Union Law I Compulsory 1st 6 ECTS
    Human Resources Management I Compulsory 1st 6 ECTS
    Industrial Sociology Core 1st 6 ECTS
    Descriptive Statistics Core 1st 6 ECTS
    Employment Law II Compulsory 2nd 6 ECTS
    Trade Union Law II Compulsory 2nd 6 ECTS
    Human Resources Management II Compulsory 2nd 6 ECTS
    Organisational Behaviour Compulsory 2nd 6 ECTS
    Social Research Techniques Compulsory 2nd 6 ECTS
      Guide Type QTR. credits
    Social Security Law I Compulsory 1st 6 ECTS
    Occupational Risk Prevention and Management I Compulsory 1st 6 ECTS
    The Spanish Economy Compulsory 1st 6 ECTS
    Accounting Compulsory 1st 6 ECTS
    Community Employment Law and European Union Institutions Optional 1st 6 ECTS
    Social Structure Optional 1st 6 ECTS
    Business Communication Skills and Techniques Optional 1st 6 ECTS
    Social History of Work Optional 1st 6 ECTS
    Naval and Maritime Fishing Industrial Relations Optional 1st 6 ECTS
    Income Tax System and Company Taxation Optional 1st 6 ECTS
    Social Security Law II Compulsory 2nd 6 ECTS
    Occupational Risk Prevention and Management II Compulsory 2nd 6 ECTS
    Labour Economics Compulsory 2nd 6 ECTS
    Administrative Law Compulsory 2nd 6 ECTS
    Labour Audit Optional 2nd 6 ECTS
    Environmental Management Optional 2nd 6 ECTS
    Applied Computer Science Optional 2nd 6 ECTS
    Administrative Procedure for Employment and Legal Penalties Optional 2nd 6 ECTS
    Sociology of Consumption Optional 2nd 6 ECTS
      Guide Type QTR. credits
    Work Placement Optional annual 12 ECTS
    Negotiation Techniques Compulsory 1st 6 ECTS
    Strategic Management Compulsory 1st 6 ECTS
    Practicals: Employment Law and Social Security Compulsory 1st 6 ECTS
    Employment Tribunals Compulsory 2nd 6 ECTS
    Employment Politics Compulsory 2nd 6 ECTS
    Final Year Dissertation Compulsory 2nd 6 ECTS

     BOE with syllabus (PDF)

    External references

    For the preparation of the final project and once received the allegations, took into account the reports issued by:

  • Consellería de Traballo of Xunta de Galicia
  • Dirección Xeral de Relacións Laborais
  • Consello Galego de Relacións Laborais
  • Official School of Social Graduated of A Coruña and Ourense
  • Trade Camera of Ferrol
  • UGT Galicia
  • CC.OO.
  • CIG
  • Associations and business Confederations of Ferrol and Region
  • White Book of the Degree in Labour Relations and Human Resources elaborated by the Conference of Deans and Directors of Labour Relations and Work Sciences inside the Program of European Convergence of the ANECA
  • Query procedures used

    Previous query to the departments with teaching in this centre, designated the members of the Redactor Commission of the new Title of Degree that commissioned to elaborate the proposal. This Commission is formed by 7 professors, 2 students and 1 PAS of the Ferrol centre, as well as the Director and two professors of the Coruña centre. Through the professors, members of the Commission, were represented all the departments and the greater part of the areas of knowledge teaching in the degree. Once approved the Redactor Commission of the Title of Degree in Labour Relations and Human Resources of the UDC produce a series of meetings oriented to the preparation of the plan of teaching: definition of the basic and compulsory matters as well as the optatives of the degree, the descriptores of the matters, the distribution of these by periods, the responsible professors of the matters, and the competitions of the degree, etc. Until reaching a valid proposal that it will be approved by Board of Centre in the session of 2008 October 31th.

    Teachers

    The study is taught by teachers from the departments of: Business, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Economy, Health Sciences, Humanities, Mathematics, Private Law, Psychology, Public Law and Sociology and Communication Sciences

    The degrees are organized by courses. Click on a academic year for more information.

    Student mobility

    UDC holds student mobility agreements with universities and other third-level institutions across four continents. Students are offered several opportunities each year to apply to study abroad in one of these centres (for a single term or for a whole year), with the guarantee that all credits obtained will be duly recognised in their academic record upon their return.

    For each round of applications, the University publishes the list of exchange options available to students and, where relevant, the specific conditions associated with each. Students may also apply to the University for funding for international work experience placements and internships.

    Work experience placements are accredited in the student's academic record and the European diploma supplement. Students are free to decide in which host company or academic institution within the EHEA they wish to carry out their placement. To assist them in their search, the University has created an online noticeboard with jobs postings and other news.

    Work-study placements in A Coruña are arranged by the International Relations Office (ORI) of the UDC in collaboration with the international relations coordinators in the student’s home university. The general entry criteria, rights and obligations of students, and admission and acceptance procedures for the programme, are regulated by the UDC Mobility Policy.