The Degree in elementary education Is a title of the Faculty of Education Sciences that qualifies for the regulated profession of teacher in primary education. It belongs to the area of ​​Social and Legal Sciences, with a duration of four years and 240 ECTS credits in its entirety.
The studies of Teaching have a long academic tradition. With the current reform there is an important advance: its equation with the rest of the university degrees.
Why study the degree
This title is regulated by the State and responds to a basic social need: training teachers that will allow the satisfaction of the right of all citizens to education, in this case child. It is, therefore, an eminently professional title.
The scientific disciplines that converge in this field are diverse: Pedagogy, Specific Didactics, Psychology, Sociology, etc. In fact, a good part of the psychopedagogical research carried out in Spain in the last two centuries is directly linked to the training of teaching staff in primary and secondary education.
Structure of the Study
Theory of Education
Developmental Psychology 6 to 12 Years
Information and Communication Technologies in Education
Sociology of Education
Galician Language and its Didactics
Psychology of Learning in Educational Contexts
Mathematics Education I
Curriculum Design, Development and Evaluation
Castellana Language and its Didactics
Organization and Evaluation of Educational Institutions
Orientation, Mentoring and Quality
Galician Language and Literature and its Didactics
Curricular Design and Development of Physical Education
Artistic Education and its Didactics
Inclusive and Multicultural Education
Spanish Language and Literature and its Didactics
Mathematical Education II
Didactics of the Social Sciences I
Teaching and Learning of the Nature Sciences I
Teaching and Learning of the Sciences of Nature II
Didactics of Social Sciences II
Didactics of Musical Expression
Mathematics Education III
Body Expression and Curricular Adaptations
Oral and Written Language Disorders
Children and Youth Literature and its Didactics
Problem Solving in Mathematics
Fundamentals of Physical Education in the Current Society
Didactics of the Foreign Language
Physical Education for Leisure
Alternative Communication Systems
Attention to Diversity: Didactic and Organizational Aspects
Historical and Geographical History of Galicia and its Didactics
Didactics of Health Education
Values ​​and Education for Equality
Religion, Culture and Values
Professional and academic outputs
Professional environment in which it is located
Professional and academic outputs
The studies of the degree in Primary Education qualify for the regulated profession of teacher in Primary Education.
Common access requirements
In order to request a place, one of the following access requirements established in art. 2 of RD 1892/2008:
To be in possession of the title of Bachillerato, or equivalent, and to pass the Test of Access to the University (PAU)
Comply with the requirements for access to the university in the educational systems of member states of the European Union or other states with which Spain has signed international agreements in this area.
Have passed the University Access Test for over 25 years, or have it passed, in the University System of Galicia, according to previous regulations.
Have passed the university entrance test for those over 45 years.
Possess a title of superior technician of professional formation, teachings of plastic arts and design or superior technical technician, or equivalent titles.
Possess an official university degree, a degree from correspondents to the previous order of university education (graduate, graduate, engineer, etc.) or equivalent degrees.
To be able to access the university according to educational orders prior to that established by Royal Decree 1892/2008, of November 14, not contemplated in the previous sections.